Aviators
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TREIJS, PETERIS

  • October 12, 1925 - makes his first solo flight (Rank: 1st Lt.)
  • August 28, 1928 - promoted to the rank of Lt.Captain.
  • 1928 - 29, in tandem with Col. Basko he examines and accepts the Letov S.16s purchased by the Regiment.
  • Sept. 12, 1929 - flying Letov #18K, with Jere as observer, participates in the goodwill flight to Lithuania and Poland.
  • 1930 - serves as a flight instructor.
  • May 25, 1930 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • August 12, 1930 - with passenger/student Alfreds Salmins, crashes in Udet Flamingo #77
  • May 31, 1931 - Participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • 1931 - checks out on the Fiat CR.1
  • 1932 - on the rost of the First Fighter Squadron.
  • June 5, 1932 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga / Spilve.
  • May 28, 1933 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga / Spilve.
  • September 8, 1935 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga / Spilve.
  • June 7, 1936 - Commander of the 1st Squadron.
  • September 11, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Jelgava.
  • After the war, Treijs emmigrated to West Germany.

    Sources

    - Aviacijas Svetki (1932) Programma, pg.9, 10, 19
    - Aviacijas Svetki (1935) Programma, pg.11
    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts, 1990 No.5 pg. 28 [Krastins]
    - Jaunakas Zinas, June 2, 1932, pg.10
    - Latvijas Kareivis, May 22, 1930
    - Latvijas Kareivis May 30, 1931
    - Latvijas Kareivis June 2, 1931
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.31 (Jan 1937) pg.17
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.32 (Feb 1937) pg.50
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.51 (Sept 1938) pg. 639
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.52 (Oct 1938) pg. 666
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.61 (July 1939) pg.247

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