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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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...
Alexander Fyodorovich Avdeyev
Alexandr Fyodorovich Avdeev (Russian: Александр Фёдорович Авдеев; 5 August 1916 – 12 August 1942) was a Soviet fighter ace of World War II with 13 victories claimed. He participated in the Soviet-...
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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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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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 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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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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Sigizmund Levanevsky
Sigizmund Aleksandrovich Levanevsky (Russian: Сигизмунд Александрович Леваневский; Polish: Zygmunt Lewoniewski) (May 15, 1902 - August 13, 1937) was a Soviet aircraft pilot of Polish origin an...
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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...
Andrey Vitruk
Andrey Nikiforovich Vitruk (Russian: Андрей Никифорович Витрук; 7 July 1902 - 1 June 1946) was a Soviet military officer, a Major General of the Soviet Air Forces and a Hero of the Soviet Union.
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Vassili Nesterenko
Vassili Nesterenko (2 December 1934 – 25 August 2008) was a Soviet and Belorussian physicist from Ukraine and a former director of the Institute of Nuclear Energy at the National Academy of Scie...
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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 ...
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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Stepan Naumenko
Stepan Ivanovich Naumenko (Ukrainian: Степан Іванович Науменко; January 7, 1920 – November 20, 2004) was a MiG-15 pilot of the Soviet Union. He was a flying ace during the Korean War, with around ...