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VELDRUMS, ANDREJS

  • July 2, 1921 - transferred to the Aviation Park from Rigas 1st Infantry Regiment.
  • 1924 - graduates from flight school
  • June 1, 1926 - transferred to the Naval aviation section.
  • September 1926 - checks out on the Savoia S.16
  • October 7, 1926 - transferred one of the naval section's new Fiat CR.1s from Riga to the new airfield at Liepaja.
  • Dec. 15-16, 1926 - with pilot E.Karklins, flew one of the newly-purchased HB-33 seaplanes from Finland to Liepaja.
  • March 4, 1927 - crashed HB-33 #12 when making a forced landing near Sarnatiem.
  • July 23, 1931 - with the dissolution of the naval aviation section, Veldrums (with his Fiat CR.1) is reassigned to Fighter Squadron #2.
  • September 2, 1932 - test flies He-4 #18 after it undergoes a major rebuild.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture

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