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Saratoga Soaring Association members congratulate Dr. Robert Mitchell on earning his FAA Private Pilot (Glider) License on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Saratoga County Airport. From left, Fred Woll, tow pilot; Jim Morzillo, FAA Examiner; Pam Grandin, student pilot; Robert Mitchell; and Doug Hatch, Mitchell’s endorsing instructor and mentor.

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Still soaring at 83

Schenectady man sky high as he earns glider license

At 83 years old, Dr. Robert Mitchell may be one of the oldest new pilots in the nation, but he’s just happy to be gliding through the sky.


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