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BILMANIS, JANIS


Bilmanis
  • April 10, 1925 - makes his first solo flight.
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Sept. 15, 1926 - is transferred to naval aviation
  • From Sept.1926 - January 1, 1927 he logged 96 hours of flying time in naval aircraft.
  • Rank: 1st Lieutenant
  • March 23, 1927 - crashes Hanriot HD 17 # 5 and the aircraft is not repaired, being officially written off in November 1928.
  • June 5, 1932 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • Sept.9, 1934 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • Sept.8, 1935 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.



Sources

- Bruvels, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.5, 1934
- Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.11, 1934

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