Festivals
Date: August 6, 1939
Location: Ventspils
Known Personnel: Caune, V.Dimza, N.Jakubovs, A.Kregers, K.Mikelsons, A.Steinbergs, Stokis, Strazdins, L.Svalbe, Ziraks
Aircraft Known to be Involved: 5 Aizsargu aircraft (including at least one dark-coloured KOD-1), 2 Latvian Aero Club aircraft, and the new two-seater glider (#13).
Details:
  • This, the fourth Ventspils Aviation Festival, was organized by the local chapter of the Latvian Aero Club, and the Ventspils Aizsargi.
  • Aizsargu Sarg. Ziraks made a parachute jump from an altitude of 500 metres.
  • Over 4000 spectators attended the event.


L.J.Kruklis with his son, Romans by a KOD-1

      back of photo




Sources

Sparnota Latvija No.63 (September 1939)
V.Skirmants Photo collection

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