Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Major Vldimir Nestorovich Glebov

1911 –

Vladimir Glebov was born in 1911.

He graduated from a Ukrainian flight school in 1935.

When Germany attacked the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, Starshii Leitenant Glebov served in 129 IAP, flying Polikarpov I-153s and MiG-3s.

On 6 December 1941, 129 IAP became 5 GIAP.

On 22 February 1942, he was decorated the Order of the Red Banner.

He received the Order of the Red Star on 4 March 1942.

Glebov left 5 GIAP in October 1943.

In June 1944, he was posted to 149 IAP where he flew Yak-7Bs, Yak-9s and Yak-9Us. This unit operated on the Belorussian Front.

On 30 August 1944, he was decorated with the Order of the Patriotic War 1st Class.

Major Glebov left 149 IAP in April 1945 when he departed to study at the Academy of AFRA.

Glebov ended the war with 1 biplane victory and a total of 3.
These were claimed during 178 combat missions (as of 31 July 1944).
During his career he was also decorated with a second Order of the Red Banner and a second Order of the Red Star.

On 11 March 1985, he was decorated with a second Order of the Patriotic War 1st Class.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 10/08/41 night 1 Ju 88 Destroyed I-153     129 IAP
2 25/06/44   1 FW 190 Destroyed Yak-9   Belorussian Front 149 IAP
3 16/02/45   1 FW 190 Destroyed Yak-9U   Belorussian Front 149 IAP

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 3 destroyed.

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

Last modified 12 September 2019