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File:Baidukov Chkalov Belyakov.jpg

Georgy Baydukov, Valery Chkalov and Alexander Belyakov, the crew of the first transcontinental airplane flight over the North Pole

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 Russian Air Force, the Soviet Air Force or the modern Russian Air Force (or continue to serve in the latter).

The aircrew members listed below either committed notable feats in aviation, held senior positions in Russian military aviation, and/or won national or international awards for their aviation feats.

Alphabetical list

A

  • Pavel Argeyev, Russia's third most successful fighter ace during World War I in Russia and France[1]
  • Vsevolod Abramovich, pioneer aviator killed on crash, inventor of Abramovich Flyer

B

  • Grigori Bakhchivandzhi, killed in 1943 testing the BI rocket fighter, made Hero of the Soviet Union in 1973[2]

C

  • Valery Chkalov, leader of the first ultralong flight from Moscow to the Russian Far East, leader of the first transcontinental flight by airplane over the North Pole, HSU
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Chkalov

D

F

G

I

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

  • Victor Talalikhin, World War II fighter ace, among the first to perform aerial ramming at night, HSU

V

Y

Z

See also

References

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