21 April 2018 marks the centennial of the demise of Rittmeister Baron Manfred von Richthofen, being shot down and killed near Vaux-sur Somme, France. WWI aviation historians from around the world have visited this site and more plan on perhaps some informal commemoration there, the morning of, to mark the day.
Known activities being planned include:
Also, activities are scheduled for the Fricourt area in the afternoon of 21 April
A very small group has let The League of World War One Aviation Historians know of such potential plans and are inquiring whether others World War I aviation historians might have similar intentions in hopes to better organize and coordinate efforts.