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OZOLS, JANIS

  • Graduated from flight school (Sevastopol, Russia) and served in the Imperial Russian Air Service, assigned to a Naval Aviation unit.
  • 1920 - joins the Latvian military, aviation section. Rank: Lieutenant
  • November 23, 1920 - a founding member of the original Latvian Aero Club.
  • March 21, 1921 - Second in Command of the Aviation Section, and in charge of the technical shop. Rank: 1st Lieutenant
  • Ozols establishes the Aviation section of the Christine Bachman company.
  • 1926 - Ozols oversees the construction of two Albatros B.II copies at the Christine Bachman Company, built for the Aviation Regiment.
  • 1932 - dies, in Riga.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Irbitis, K. Of Struggle and Flight

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