Festivals
Date: August 2, 1936
Location: Rujiena
Known Personnel: A.Valleika, K.Teikmanis, J.Abolins, Rihards Gulbis
Aircraft Known to be Involved: YL-AAU "Vanags", a KOD-1, the new glider "Gulbis"
Details:
  • Festival was organized by the Rujienas branch of the Latvian Aero Club, working with the local Military Aviation Fund committee.
  • As the opening event, the local chapter's newly constructed glider was christened "Gulbis".
  • A cup was presented, with the intention of awarding it each year to Rujiena's most successful aviator.
  • A local storekeeper donated candies, which were delivered to the children from the airplane with small parachutes attached.
  • After the Air Show a dinner and dance was held at the riverfront.


Sources

Sparnota Latvija No.26, August 1936, pg. 801

Parade

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