Festivals
Date: June 4, 1937
Location: Spilve Airfield (Riga)
Known Personnel: J.Indans
Aircraft Known to be Involved: De Havilland DH.89 (first flight of the Riga-Liepaja air service), 6 aircraft from the Latvian Aero Club, 2 private sport aircraft and 5 gliders
Details:
  • This was promoted as more of a Civil Aviation Festival than an Aviation Festival in general.
  • Organizations participating included the Aizsargi, Riga chapters of the Latvian Aero Club, Flight schools, Glider clubs, Aviation Pioneer groups, and Riga Aviation scout groups.
  • Notable attendees included President K.Ulmanis, Defence Minister General Balodis and a number of cabinet ministers and high-ranking military personnel.


Sources

Latvijas Kareivis June 3, 1937
Latvijas Kareivis June 4, 1937
Latvijas Kareivis June 5, 1937

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