List of Russian aviators
This list of Russian and Soviet aviators includes the noteworthy aviators of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation. The majority of pilots listed here served in the Imperial...
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Jaan Mahlapuu
Jaan Mahlapuu (Russian: Ян Махлапу) (11 November (or 9 November) 1894 in Valga – 2 August [O.S. 20 July] 1917 in Riga) was a fighter pilot for the Imperial Russian Air Service in...
Georgi Zakharov
Georgi Nefiodovich Zakharov (Russian: Георгий Нефёдович Захаров; 24 April 1908 - 6 January 1996) was a Soviet Air Force general.
Born to a peasant family, Zakharov graduated from an agricultur...
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Sergey Gritsevets
Sergey Ivanovich Gritsevets (Belarusian: Сяргей Іванавіч Грыцавец, Russian: Серге́й Иванович Грицевец) (19 July 1909, Baranavichy Raion – 16 September 1939, Vitebsk) was a Soviet major, ...
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Aleksandr Pishvanov
Praporshik Aleksandr Mikhailovich Pishvanov was a World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories. After an unsuccessful fight against the Communist takeover of Russia, he became an America...
Lev Shestakov
Lev Lvovich Shestakov (Russian: Лев Львович Шестаков; December 28, 1915 - March 13, 1944) was a Soviet military aviator and the Red Air Force's leading ace in the Spanish Civil War.
Upon gradu...
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Dmitry Oskin
Dmitry Pavlovich Oskin (Dimitri P. Oskin) was a MiG-15 pilot of the Soviet Union. He was a flying ace during the Korean war, with 11-14 victories.
Donat Makijonek
Poruchik Donat Aduiovich Makijonek (born 19 May 1890, date of death unknown) was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories. He was the only ace of Polish ethnic heritage to fight a...
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Yuri Malenchenko
Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Russian: Юрий Иванович Маленченко; born December 22, 1961) is a Russian cosmonaut. Malenchenko became the first person to marry in space, on 10 August 2003, when he mar...
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Vladimir Strzhizhevsky
Captain Vladimir Ivanovich Strzhizhevsky (26 December 1894 – 22 August 1940) was a World War I flying ace. He volunteered for military service on 14 October 1914, after graduation from Petrograd Techn...
Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasyev
Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasyev Russian: Виктор Михайлович Афанасьев; born 31 December 1948) is a colonel in the Russian Air Force and a test cosmonaut of the Yu. A. Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Cente...
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Yury Lonchakov
Yury Valentinovich Lonchakov (Russian: Юрий Валентинович Лончаков; born 4 March 1965) is a Russian former cosmonaut and a veteran of three space missions. He has spent 200 days in space and has co...
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Mikhail Baranov
Mikhail Dmitrievich Baranov (in Russian: Михаил Дмитриевич Баранов) (born 21 October 1921 - died 15 January 1943) was a World War II Soviet pilot, who during the early stages of the Battle of Stalingr...
List of World War II aces from the Soviet Union
This is a list of fighter aces in World War II from the Soviet Union. For other countries see List of World War II aces by country
List of World War II aces from the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
Ismailbek Taranchiev
Ismailbek Taranchiev (Russian: Исмаилбек Таранчиев , April 6, 1923 – April 26, 1944), Soviet aviator, Hero of the Soviet Union. He is one of the Soviet war heroes to conduct a "fire taran" – a su...
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John Gridunov
John Ivanovich Gridunov (Russian: Джон Иванович Гридунов, born 6 October, 1926, Serhetabat, then Kushka, Turkmenian SSR) is a tester of the former Soviet spacecraft equipment. Being the so-called ...
Leonid Ivanov (pilot)
Leonid Ivanov (1909-1941) was a Russian pilot.
Leonid Ivanov was born on August 8, 1909 in Kashirain. He graduated from the 7th Stalingrad military aviation school in 1935 after which he served as...
Ivan Dmitriyevich Borisov
Ivan Dmitriyevich Borisov (Russian: Иван Дмитриевич Борисов) (1913–1939) was a Soviet aircraft pilot and Hero of the Soviet Union.
Ivan Borisov was born in 1913. In December 1939 he served as ...
Mikhail Safonov (pilot)
Lieutenant Mikhail Ivanovich Safonov (13 November 1893 - May 1924) was a World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories. He began his naval service on 20 September 1909, when he entered Sa...
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Vladimir Ilyushin
Major General Vladimir Sergeyevich Ilyushin (Russian: Владимир Серге́евич Ильюшин) (March 31, 1927, Moscow  – March 1, 2010) was a Soviet general and noted test pilot, and the son of ae...
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Igor Kostin
Igor Fedorovich Kostin (born 27 December 1936 in Bessarabia, Greater Romania) was one of the five photographers in the world to take pictures of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster near Pripyat in Ukraine,...
Nikolai Alexeyevich Kuznetsov
Nikolai Alexeyevich Kuznetsov was a Soviet aviator.
Nikolai Alexeyevich Kuznetsov (Russian: Николай Алексеевич Кузнецов) was born on December 19, 1922 in the village of Baytugan, Nurinskiy dis...
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