Aviators
K

KARPS, KARLIS

  • August 16, 1928 - graduates from flight school. Rank: Sargeant
  • April 8, 1929 - crashes while flying a training exercise.
  • July 30, 1929 - certified as a combat pilot on the Letov S.16
  • May 28, 1933 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • August 1933 - on the roster of the 2nd Fighter Squadron.
  • September 9, 1934 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • September 8, 1935 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • August 21, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • October 1938 - on the roster of the 1st Fighter Squadron, flying Gloster Gladiators. Rank: 1st Sargeant
  • 1941 (Soviet Occupation) - arrested by the Soviets.

    Sources

    - Aviacijas Svetki (1935) Programma, pg.10
    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis , April 9, 1929
    - Latvijas Kareivis , April 10, 1929
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.5, 1934
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.11, 1934
    - Sparnota Latvija , No.61 (July 1939) pg.247

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