Festivals
Date: July 25, 1937
Location: Jekabpils
Known Personnel: O.Lapins
Aircraft Known to be Involved: glider "Selija"
Details:
  • The event was organized by the local branch of the Latvian Aero Club and the Jekabpils Aizsargi and was held by the shores of the Pelite river (at the "Pelites laukums").
  • This aviation festival was centered around one event - the christening of the local aeroclub's new glider "Selija". The designated "Godparents" were Z.Linis, the director of the local college, and H.Erglis, the leader of the Aizsargu women's auxiliary.
  • An estimated 600 people attended.


Sources

Latvijas Kareivis July 23, 1937
Latvijas Kareivis July 27, 1937
Sparnota Latvija No.39, September 1937

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