Latvian Air Force (Pre-WW2)

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Latvijas Aviācijas Pulks
English Title:
Latvian Aviation Regiment
Abbreviation:
AP
First Established:
1919
ICAO Code:
(none)
Country:
Latvia
Status:
Disbanded

History

Narrative Summary

Narrative history of the Latvian Air Force

Key Dates

AP Chronology

Current Status

Disbanded in 1940 – not applicable.

Future Plans

Not applicable.

Markings

National Insignia

Historical

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Latvian military aircraft before WW2 carried a two or three-digit serial number, allocated sequentially, e.g. Letov S.16 ’25’ or Gloster Gladiator ‘114’.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used.

Current Aircraft Inventory

Not applicable.

All-Time Aircraft Used List

All-Time Table of Aircraft Used

Aircraft NOT Used

False reports of aircraft on order or in service

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Vilnius.

Organisational Structure

To be added.

Current Order of Battle

Not applicable.

Historical Orders of Battle

List of Historical Orders of Battle – to be added.

All-Time Flying Units List

To be added.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

Not applicable.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

In addition to the main base, here are also a number of smaller airports and airfields around the country which were sometimes used by the Air Force.
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

More Information

Books

Latvian Military Aviation Bibliography – to be added.

Latvian Air Force 1918-1940, Insignia Air Force Special No.5, Blue Rider 2000

Magazines

To be added.

Websites

Latvian Aviation

Latvian wikipedia

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