Biplane fighter aces


Tenente Forestieri

Forestieri took part in the Spanish Civil War and served in the VI Gruppo.

On 8 June 1938, over Lucena del Cid, Sottotenente Elia Mussolin claimed a Curtiss individually and a Rata in collaboration with Tenente Forestieri. On this occasion Mussolin also claimed a damaged Curtiss.

Baccara ended the war Spanish Civil War with 1 shared biplane victory.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
  08/06/38   1/2 I-16 Shared destroyed Fiat CR.32   Lucena del Cid VI Gruppo

Biplane victories: 1 shared destroyed.
TOTAL: 1 shared destroyed.

Aerial War in Spain: Chronicle of air battle 1936-1939 – Sergey Abrosov, 2008
Air War over Spain - Jesus Salas Larrazabal, 1974 Ian Allan Ltd, Shepperton, Surrey, ISBN 0-7110-0521-4
Fiat CR.32 Aces of the Spanish Civil War - Alfredo Logoluso, 2010 Osprey Publishing, Oxford, ISBN 978-1-84603-983-6
I Cavalieri Erranti - Ludovico Slongo, Stefan Lazzaro, Eugenio Eusebi, Michele Palermo and Danilo Ventura, 2023, ISBN 978-88-87952-37-7
Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces - Mikhail Maslov, 2010 Osprey Publishing, Oxford, ISBN 978-1-84603-981-2
Soviet airmen in the Spanish civil war 1936-1939 - Paul Whelan, 2014 Schiffer Publishing Ltd, ISBN 978-0-7643-0
Spanish Republican Aces – Rafael A. Permuy López, 2012 Osprey Publishing, Oxford, ISBN 978-1-84908-668-4

Last modified 25 October 2023