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NAUMANIS, HERMANIS

  • By trade, a chauffeur.
  • 1934 - a member of the second (and last) graduating class of pilots trained by the Aizsargi.
  • November 1934 - while flying to the aviation training camp at Daugavpils, Naumanis' engine failed. There was no suitable place for a forced landing, and his aircraft (Ikars II) was destroyed.
  • April 24, 1935 - registers for the Latvian Aero Club's private pilot's program, but has to withdraw.
  • December 4, 1936 - after re-registering for the course, he graduates from flight school.

    Sources
    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture

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