April 17 Lt.Voldemars Dimza replaces Lt.Jenkevics as aide to the commander of the AA. April 26 The VEF/Irbitis I-11 completes a 1,000-km flight around Latvia in 5 hrs., 30 minutes.
May 22 the "Zilais Putns", completely rebuilt after a major crash in 1936, is presented to the Latvian Aero Club.
It had been re-registered as YL-ABF.
June 15 The "Valsts Gaisa Satiksme", a government-operated airline, is established.
Two DH.89 Dragon Rapides provide scheduled service between Riga and Liepaja, but only from April to October. June 18 A.Gudermanis, K.Mikelsons crash Svenska Pirat #24. June 26Irbitis completes the prototype of the I-12, with the first flight taking place at Spilve on June 26.
July 8 - P.Kirpitis and KruminscrashDH9A #4 at Spilve.
- Anna Tillere, a civilian on the ground, dies in the crash of DH9A #67 at Spilve. Aviators E.Kanailis and D.Timermanis survive the crash. July 12 Roberts Eidemanis is executed by firing squad (Stalin's purges). July 15 Bandenieks and Berzins take the Irbitis I-12 to Paris for demonstration flights. July 16 Herberts Cukurs successfully completed the flight to Tokyo and back. July 30 - Aug.1 Bandenieks enters the I-12 in a "flight around France" contest and wins the 2-seater class.
August 21 Bandenieks enters the I-12 in the Thanet Air Races at Ramsgate, England. He placed 5th. August 29 Bandenieks enters the I-12 in an International handicap race, the Wakefield Pocal, at Lympne airfield in England. He finished 2nd to a Klemm KL-35 being flown by an experienced race pilot.
October 2 The Aizsargi Headquarters at Spilve is completed, and the building is named "Alkazars".
November 19 First flight of the VEF/Irbitis I-14, a single-seat fighter trainer.
December The third Reconnaissance Squadron is created at the newly completed aerodrome in Gulbene.
- In response to the success of the I-12, VEF officially establishes an aircraft branch in its mechanical section and sets about building a series of ten I-12s.
- Swedish airline A.B.Aerotransport and Soviet Aeroflot being their air service to Riga.