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VEINBERGS, EDUARDS

  • 1922 - graduates from flight school (observer). Rank: Lieutenant
  • 1923 - participates, flying as a passenger with Putnins in Hannover #21, in Basko's aviation promotion flight in Latgale.
  • October 11, 1923 - an observer in the Reconaissance squadron.
  • 1927 - graduates from flight school (pilot) Rank: 1st Lieutenant
  • September 30, 1929 - earns full pilot status
  • 1929, November 12-Decermber 22 - travels to Poland to inspect pilot training facilities and to evaluate potential aircraft purchases. Rank: Captain
  • May 25, 1930 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • May 31, 1931 - Participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • December 15, 1931 - April 3, 1933 - Commander of the 7th Reconnaissance Squadron. (Rank: Captain)
  • 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.
  • May 20, 1936 - Named Commander of the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron.
  • July 29, 1936 - replaced as Commander of the 4th Recon Squadron, but continues on as Commander of the 3rd Squadron.

    Sources

    - Aviacijas Svetki (1932) Programma, pg.7, 9
    - Aviacijas Svetki (1935) Programma, pg.10, 11
    - Briedis, E. Latviesa Stasts, pg. 77
    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis, January 17, 1930
    - Latvijas Kareivis May 22, 1930
    - Latvijas Kareivis May 30, 1931
    - Latvijas Kareivis June 2, 1931
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.62 (Aug 1939) pg.276

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