Festivals
Date: May 21, 1939
Location: Daugavpils
Known Personnel: B.Azelickis, J.Balodis, J.Basko, V.Dimza, Dzenitis, Ellins, Jakobsons, K.Mikelsons, L.Pillups, A.Valleika
Aircraft Known to be Involved: Pirmarily Aizsargu aircraft, with a glider and tug arriving from Riga in mid-show.
Details:
  • The first Aviation Festival hosted by the Daugavpils chapter of the Latvian Aero Club since 1935.
  • The Aizsargu orchestra performed.
  • Particularly well-received was a display of inverted flight by Mikelsons and Jakobsons' flight with the engine turned off.
  • The weather was fine, and over 9,000 spectators attended the event.


Sources

Sparnota Latvija No.60 (June 1939).

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