Festivals
Date: July 26, 1936
Location: Krustpils military airfield
Known Personnel: Janis Indans, Launics, J.Lodzins, T.Gailitis, Bandenieks
Aircraft Known to be Involved: A number of aircraft from both the local military squadron and the Aizsargi
Details:
  • While the event took place on the military airfield, it was arranged by the local chapter of the Latvian Aero Club.
  • The program opened with formation flights, which was followed by individual demonstrations of various sorts.
  • The program also included a curious item - a demonstration of the air war in Abyssinia.
  • A rainstorm cut the program slightly short, and no spectator rides were offered, but the party moved to the large hangar, where dancing and dining continued until past midnight.
  • Over 3,000 spectators attended the event.


Sources

Sparnota Latvija No.26, August 1936, pg. 800

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