Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Major Georgiy Vladimirovich Fedorov

1915 – 15 December 1943

Georgiy Fedorov was born in 1915.

When Germany invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, starshiy leitenant Fedorov served in 127 IAP, which was equipped with Polikarpov I-153s.

On 22 June 1941, he was seriously wounded in air combat and evacuated to a rear hospital.

In April 1942, he was posted to 286 IAP.

286 IAP was renamed to 867 IAP on 26 July 1942.

In September 1942, he left 867 IAP and was posted to 43 IAP.

He left 43 IAP in November 1942 when he was posted to 237 IAP.

On 3 February 1943, 237 IAP became a guard’s unit and was renamed to 54 GIAP.

In April 1943, he left 54 GIAP and was posted to 53 GIAP.

He was decorated with the Order of Lenin on 14 August 1943.

On 15 December 1943, major Fedorov was killed in a plane crash.

At the time of his death, Fedorov was credited with 2 shared biplane victories and a total of 2.
These had been claimed during 113 combat missions and 53 air combats (as of 2 June 1943).

Claims:
Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
  1941                
  22/06/41   1/? Ju 87 Shared destroyed I-153   Grodno area 127 IAP
  22/06/41   1/? Ju 88 Shared destroyed I-153   Grodno area 127 IAP
  1942                
1 03/09/42   1 Bf 109 Destroyed Yak-1   Stalingrad Front 867 IAP
  22/09/42   1/? Bf 109 Shared destroyed Yak-1   Stalingrad Front 43 IAP
  12/12/42   1/? Ju 52/3m Shared destroyed Yak-1   Don Front 237 IAP
  22/12/42   1/2 He 111 Shared destroyed Yak-1   Don Front 237 IAP
  1943                
  10/01/43   1/? FW 200 Shared destroyed Yak-1   Don Front 237 IAP
2 18/01/43   1 He 111 Destroyed Yak-1   Don Front 237 IAP

Biplane victories: 2 shared destroyed.
TOTAL: 2 and 6 shared destroyed.

Sources:
All aces of Stalin 1936-1953 – Mikhail Bykov, 2014
Soviet Aces 1936-1953
Soviet Fighter Pilots 1936-1953 - Mikhail Bykov




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