Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Mayor Aleksandr Semenovich Nikolayev

1910 –

Aleksandr Nikolayev was born in 1910.

He graduated from flight school at Borisoglebskaya in 1931.

On 25 May 1936, he received a ”honorary” badge.

Kapitan Nikolayev took part in the Nomonhan Incident against Japan where he flew I-153s in 22 IAP between August and September 1939.

On 21 August 1939, kaptain Nikolayev claimed one Ki-27 destroyed, one shared with another pilot and a third ”in group”.

He received the Order of the Red Banner on 17 November 1939.

From August 1942, mayor Nikolayev served in 845 IAP, flying Yak-7s.

Between 30 April 1943 and 16 June 1944, he worked as a test pilot in the repair department of the engineering and aviation service of 14 VA.

On 3 November 1944, he was decorated with the Order of the Red Star.

Nikolayev ended the war with 3 biplane victories.

Claims:
Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
  1939                
  21/08/39   1/? Ki-27 Shared destroyed I-153   Nomonhan 22 IAP
1 21/08/39   1 Ki-27 Destroyed I-153   Nomonhan 22 IAP
  21/08/39   1/2 Ki-27 Shared destroyed I-153   Nomonhan 22 IAP
2 27/08/39   1 Ki-27 Destroyed I-153   Nomonhan 22 IAP
3 02/09/39   1 Ki-27 Destroyed I-153   Nomonhan 22 IAP

Biplane victories: 3 and 2 shared destroyed.
TOTAL: 3 and 2 shared destroyed.

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




Last modified 27 December 2019