Rick Zyvitski was born and raised in Renfrew, Ontario. He joined the Canadian Forces in 1974 and trained to become a fighter pilot. During service he completed a Science degree from Troy State University while attending the United States Air Force Air Command and Staff College in 1989. After 20 years as a fighter pilot, Rick retired with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1994. His post-service activities included property management and development. Rick is now fully retired living in the Comox Valley, and enjoys writing about some of his adventures through his “Fate” series. For those who like adventure, check out Rick’s books.
Editor’s note: Rick Zyvitski, now retired, used to fly fighter jets out of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Comox. We invited him to share some of his experiences in the air and walk our readers through the museum. The Comox Air Force Museum is a wonderful facility that brings the history of the base to life. […]
Words by Rick ZyvitskiFeatured photo by Sara Kerr