LATVIAN AVIATION ITEMS FROM
"JAUNAIS KURZEMNIEKS" NEWSPAPER - 1937



  • JANUARY
    • January 6
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.6) by B.Azelickis.
      • Announcement - LAK gathering on Feb.6
    • January 20
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.7) by B.Azelickis.
      • Further information on the Feb.6 LAK gathering.
    • January 27
      • Photo of the blessing of the new Aizsargu Aviacijas Commander (Erglis).
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.8) by B.Azelickis.
      • Published reminder regarding the Feb.6 LAK gathering.

  • FEBRUARY
    • February 3
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.9) by B.Azelickis.
      • Announcement that the local LAK has founded the 5th Aviation Scout pack.
    • February 17
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.10) by B.Azelickis.
      • 3-day courses offered in Kuldiga for the training of Aviation Pioneer group leaders.
    • February 24
      • Report on activity in the Kuldiga Chapter of the LAK.
      • Photo of participants in the Aviation Pioneer group leader course.

  • MARCH
    • March 3
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.11) by B.Azelickis.
    • March 10
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.12) by B.Azelickis.

  • APRIL
    • April 2
      • Announcement that, in some areas, land surveying will be carried out from the air.
    • April 15
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.13) by B.Azelickis.
      • Item: Will Kuldiga have passenger air service? by N.Jevlampjevs
    • April 21
      • City of Kuldiga requests that Kuldiga be included as a stop on the Riga-Liepaja air service.
    • April 28
      • On Monday, April 26 K.Bandenieks flew a new VEF aircraft over and around Kuldiga.

  • MAY
    • May 5
      • On May 2 the Aizsargi demonstrated chemical warfare tactics and lectured the residents of Ivande on how to defend themselves.
    • May 12
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.14) by B.Azelickis.
      • Brief item regarding the development of aviation within Latvia.
    • May 26
      • Article anticipating the announcement that Kuldiga will be added as a stop on the Riga-Liepaja air service.
      • Aviation Festival announced for July 11 1937 in Kuldiga.

  • JUNE
    • June 2
      • Announcement: On June 6 the Aizsargi will demonstrate chemical warfare tactics and lecture the residents of Bruveru Kalna on how to defend themselves.
      • Photo of H.Cukurs re: his flight to Japan and back.
    • June 9
      • Report on the June 6th event at Bruveru Kalns.
      • Program announced for July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.
      • Advertisement promoting the July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.15) by B.Azelickis.
      • Report on the Civil Aviation Exposition in Riga
      • Photo of the two DH 89 aircraft providing air service between Riga and Liepaja.
      • Report on the various development programs for young aviation enthusiasts.
    • June 16
      • Announcement that VEF aircraft will participate in the July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.16) by B.Azelickis.
      • Advertisement promoting the July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.
    • June 23
      • Report of a crashed floatplane at Liepaja.
      • Advertisement promoting the July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.
    • June 30
      • A special train service will be added from Liepaja on July 11 for the Kuldiga Aviation Festival.
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.17) by B.Azelickis.
      • Advertisement promoting the July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.

  • JULY
    • July 7
      • Front-page article promoting the upcoming Aviation Festival in Kuldiga.
      • Advertisment promoting July 11 Aviation Festival in Kuldiga
      • On July 4 the Aizsargi demonstrated chemical airborne tactics and lectured the residents of Skrunda on how to defend themselves.
      • "My First Flight" by K.Donins
      • Instructions for those planning to attend the Aviation Festival.
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.18) by B.Azelickis.
    • July 14
      • Report on the Aviation Festival in Kuldiga
      • Advertisment promoting July 18 Aviation Festival at Varme
      • Aviation Festival announced for July 18 at Varme
      • Aviation Festival announced for July 18 at Skrunda
      • Excursion being planned from Kuldiga to attend the Aviation Festival at Skrunda.
      • Glider pilot training techniques (Pt.18 - final installment) by B.Azelickis.
    • July 21
      • Report on the Aviation Festival at Varme.
      • Report on the Aviation Festival at Skrunda.
      • Aviation Festival announced for July 25 at Vainode.
      • Report (with photo) of H.Cukurs return from the flight to Tokyo.
    • July 28
      • Aviation Festivals announced for Aug.1 at Edole and Planica.

  • AUGUST
    • August 4
      • Report on the Aug.1 Aviation Festival in Planica.
      • Excursion being planned from Kuldiga to attend the Aviation Festival in Ventspils.
    • August 11
      • Aviation Festival announced for Aug.29 in Lutrini.
    • August 25
      • Item announcing that H.Cukurs will attend Aug 29 Aviation Festival in Lutrini.
      • Advertisement promoting the Aug 20 Aviation Festival in Lutrini.

  • SEPTEMBER
    • September 1
      • Report that K.Bandenieks in a VEF I-12 earned 2nd place in a British flying contest.
      • Announcement of the Sept 26-27 "Flight Around Latvia" competition.
      • N.Jevlampjeva impressions of Latgale, as viewed from the air.
      • Report on the Lutrini Aviation Festival.
      • Advertisement: LKOD product line.
    • September 22
      • The "Flight Around Latvia" competition will visit Kuldiga on Sept.26
    • September 29
      • Report on the "Flight Around Latvia" visit to Kuldiga..
      • Advertisement promoting the LAK's lottery.
      • Article about the "Flight Around Latvia" competition.

  • OCTOBER
    • October 6
      • Report on the unveiling of the Aizsargu Aviacijas new HQ at Spilve.
      • J.Indans briefly visits Kuldiga's aerodrome.
      • Advertisement promoting the LAK's lottery.
    • October 13
      • Riga's Aizsargu aviators visit Kuldiga.
    • Octover 20
      • Report: KOD crashes at Daugavpils.
      • Advertisement promoting the LAK's lottery.

  • NOVEMBER
    • No items

  • DECEMBER
    • December 8
      • Meeting of the Kuldiga chapter of the LAK announced for Dec.14
      • Advertisement promoting the Kuldiga LAK's upcoming Masquerade Ball.

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