Aviators
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GRASBERGS, BERNHARDS (aka GRAVA, BERNHARDS)

  • 1927 - Graduates from flight school
  • February 28, 1929 - earns combat pilot status (on the Letov S.16)
  • July 30, 1930 - completes the pilot skills refresher program
  • May 31, 1931 - Participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • transferred to naval aviation unit.
  • July 23, 1935 - checks out on the new new Fairy Seals
  • May 25, 1936 - with the dissolution of the naval section, Grasbergs is transferred to the 8th Reconnaissance Squadron (naval). Rank: 1st Lieutenant
  • 1936 - with J.Sleiters, responsible for overseeing the building of a Svenska Pirat copy in the LKOD workshops.
  • January 5, 1938 - served in the civil aviation administration.
  • September 1939 - on the roster of the 4th Fighter Squadron, being creating in Riga.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis May 30, 1931
    - Latvijas Kareivis June 2, 1931
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.61 (July 1939) pg.247

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