Festivals
Date: August 16, 1936
Location: Bauska's new aerodrome
Known Personnel: Janis Indans, Rudolfs Jenkevics, Augusts Graudins
Aircraft Known to be Involved: none named individually
Details:
  • Bauska's 2nd Aviation Festival, organized by the Bauska chapter of the Latvian Aero Club.
  • The Festival opened with the christening of the newly-built hangar and a speech by J.Indans.
  • The program featured the usual demonstrations by military and civilian aircraft, with parachute sweets for the children at the end.
  • In spite of poor weather, about 5000 spectators attended the event.
  • The program was followed by a Festival Ball at the Bauska castle.
  • The profits from the day's activities will be used to improve drainage at the aerodrome and to expand the hangar.


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Sources

Sparnota Latvija No.27, September 1936, pg.826

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