Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Kapitan Sergei Pavlovich Putyakov

Sergei Putyakov was serving with the 29 IAP in June 1941. The unit was at this time flying I-153s.

On 5 August, he claimed a Bf 109E.

Next day, he claimed another enemy aircraft.

Up to 10 August he claimed three victories while flying biplanes.

He was then posted to the 127 IAP, flying I-16s on the Leningrad front.

On 27 September, he claimed a Ju 88 in the Leningrad area.

He claimed a Bf 109 on 13 October.

In October 1941 he was promoted to Kapitan.

During the war he was decorated with the Order of the Red Banner.

Putyakov ended the war with 3 biplane victories and a total of 5.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 05/08/41   1 Bf 109E Destroyed I-153     29 IAP
2 06/08/41   1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     29 IAP
3 ??/??/41   1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     29 IAP
4 27/09/41   1 Ju 88 Destroyed I-16   Leningrad 127 IAP
5 13/10/41   1 Bf 109 Destroyed I-16     127 IAP

Biplane victories: 3 destroyed.
TOTAL: 5 destroyed.

Stalin's Falcons - Tomas Polak and Christhoper Shores, 1999 Grub Street, London, ISBN 1-902304-01-2
Additional information kindly provided by Ondrej Repka.

Last modified 06 May 2007