Aviators
R

RULLE, ZANIS

  • Commander of the 2nd Section/Flight.
  • March 5, 1920 - with pilot Mardoks he completes a reconnaissance flight of the Daugavgrive area.
  • April 13, 1920 - He and his flight are ordered to transfer to Rezekne for action on the Latgale front..
  • April 15, 1920 - Rulle's squadron arrives in Rezekne and immediately begins making reconnaissance flights. On this day he completes two flights in Sopwith Strutter #11 (with Korobovskis), reconnoitering the area around Osveja and Sebeza.
  • April 18, 1920 - In Sopwith Strutter #11 (with Korobovskis) completes a reconnaissance of Osveja.
  • April 25, 1920 - with Korobovskis he goes up for a flight test of Sopwith Strutter #11.
  • April 27, 1920 - In Sopwith Strutter #11 (with Korobovskis) departs on a reconnaissance of Osveja, Pitalova and Ansani, but they make a forced landing behind their own lines on the return trip.
  • April 30, 1920 - In Sopwith Strutter #11 Korobovskis and Rulle bomb a Bolshevik armoured train.
  • July 28, 1920 - dies in the crash of DFW #12 near Plavinas.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.24 (Jun 1936) pg.723
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.36 (Jun 1937) pg.171
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.56 (Feb 1939) pg.64
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.60 (June 1939) pg.195

LATVIANAVIATION.COM contents copyright © 2017 Gunārs Zūlis and heirs. All Rights Reserved.
Contributors of individual materials retain all rights to their collections and creative works.
LATVIANAVIATION.COM is a LATVIANS.COM project.

Design and hosting by [Clear-and-Simple] · Chicago · New York