Aviators
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VIDINS, ARVIDS

A.Vidins
  • from Jelgava, brother of Verner and Voldemars Vidins, also aviators.
  • 1935 - graduates from Jelgava glider school, qualified to fly a glider, be a glider instructor, and to oversee the building of gliders.
  • 1937 - graduated from flight school. Rank: corporal
  • Emigrated to Australia after the war

 

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Arvids Vidiņš

Arvids Vidiņš

Arvids Vidiņš

Arvids Vidiņš

Sources

- Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Loza & Ozolins, Latviesu Lidotaji Vol.2, pg. 15
- Sparnota Latvija, No. 7 (Jan.1935) pg. 202
- Sparnota Latvija, No. 9 (March 1935) pg. 255
- Sparnota Latvija, No. 59 (May 1939) pg.181

My Thanks to the Vidins family and particularly Peter Vidins for sharing their family photos.

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