Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Leitenant Aleksey Vasil'yevich Svetlov

In August 1942, Svetlov served in the 267 IAP. This unit was at this time equipped with Polikarpov I-153s.

On 11 August, leitenant Svetlov claimed a He 111 in the Lazerevskiy area.

Later in the war, Svetlov served in 30 GIAP.

Svetlov ended the war with 1 biplane victory and a total of 2.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 11/08/42   1 He 111 Destroyed I-153   Lazerevskiy area 267 IAP
2 ??/??/4?   1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed        

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 2 destroyed.

All aces of Stalin 1936-1953 – Mikhail Bykov, 2014
Le Chaika et l’attaque au sol (Les I-153 dans le Caucaseet au Kouban en 1942-43) – Dmitriy Karlenko, 2003 Air Magazine No.17 dec 2003/jan 2004, kindly provided by Ondrej Repka
Soviet Aces 1936-1953
Soviet Fighter Pilots 1936-1953 - Mikhail Bykov
Additional information kindly provided by Ondrej Repka.

Last modified 27 May 2020