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STURANS, JANIS

  • 1920 - Serves in the Aviation Park's flight school as a technical / theory instructor.
  • March 7, 1923 - makes his first solo flight.
  • 1923 - Graduated from flight school. Rank: Lieutenant
  • October 11, 1923 - member of the Reserve Squadron.
  • August 26 - 30, 1924 - participates in the Latvian Air Regiments' first goodwill visit to a foreign nation. He flew as an observer in once of the three SVA-10 aircraft which visited Tallinn.
  • August 8, 1928 - is checked out on the Letov S.16
  • June 5, 1932 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Spilve / Riga.
  • May 28, 1933 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Spilve / Riga.
  • September 9, 1934 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • September 8, 1935 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Spilve / Riga.
  • May 1, 1936 - requests, and is granted, to be relieved from his duties as Commander of the 6th Recon Squadron.

    Sources

    - Aviacijas Svetki (1932) Programma, pg.7, 9, 10
    - Aviacijas Svetki (1935) Programma, pg.10, 11
    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.5, 1934
    - Latvijas Kareivis, Sept.11, 1934
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.24 (Jun 1936) pg.722

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