|Date: July 24, 1938
||Known Personnel: V.Dimza, L.Pillups,
J.Rudzitis, K.Caune, A.Biedrins
||Aircraft Known to be Involved: Four Aizsargi aircraft,
two Latvian Aero Club aircraft, and the local chapters' two gliders "Vanags" and "Gulbis".
- This festival, organized by the local chapter of the Latvian Aero Club, was also the inauguration
of the new aerodrome.
- After the ceremonies, the flying exhibition began with glider flights, then formation flights by
the powered aircraft, followed by a display of aerobatics and precision flying.
- The highlight of the event was a parachute jump from an altitude of about 600 feet by A.Biedrins.
- About 5000 spectators attended the event.
Sparnota Latvija No.51, September 1938, pg. 629
Sparnota Latvija No.54, December 1938