Biplane fighter aces


José Bastida Porres

In November 1938, José Bastida Porres served in 1a/26, which was equipped with Polikarpov I-15s.

On 1 November, the 1a/26 (I-15) claimed three and three shared CR.32s when Jaime Torn Roca (CO) claimed one and one shared, Bastida Porres claimed one, L. Población Cuenca one, Alberto Vallés Gateu one shared and J. Vela Díaz one shared.

Bastida Porres ended the war with 1 biplane victory.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 01/11/38   1 CR.32 Destroyed I-15   Spain 1a/26

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 1 destroyed.

Air War over Spain - Jesus Salas Larrazabal, 1974 Ian Allan Ltd, Shepperton, Surrey, ISBN 0-7110-0521-4
Spanish Republican Aces – Rafael A. Permuy López, 2012 Osprey Publishing, Oxford, ISBN 978-1-84908-668-4

Last modified 5 May 2015