Thousands turn out to see event in Lielvarde marking Latvian Air Force’s 100th anniversary

Thousands of people turned out to see an event at Lielvarde Air Base yesterday marking the 100th anniversary of the Latvian Air Force, LETA observed.

The Latvian Air Force's 100th anniversary

The Latvian Air Force’s 100th anniversary (Photo by The Baltik Times)

The event opened with a concert in the morning, which was followed by a two-hour military airshow featuring planes from Poland, Latvia and Finland. Air Force and Border Guard helicopters, as well as national airline airBaltic’s aircraft Airbus A220-300 also participated in the event.

People attending the event later on had the opportunity to see and board Lithuanian, Polish, Estonian, U.S. helicopters and aircraft.

The event closed with a performance of the National Armed Forces’ Orchestra.

Source: RIGA (The Baltik Times) – By LETA/TBT Staff | 09 June 2019

Photo: The Latvian Air Force’s 100th anniversary (Photo by The Baltik Times)

Osman Tufekci (ASIA / EUROPE / MIDDLE EAST – Turkey XairForces Editor)

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