List of Egyptian flying aces

Summary

The following Egyptian pilots are confirmed or alleged to have become flying aces by scoring five or more air-to-air victories while flying combat—mainly against the Israeli Air Force:

  • Ali Wajai (alias Ali Wagedy) flew a MiG 21 with 5 confirmed aerial victories.[1]
  • Major Sami Marei was credited with five aerial victories between 1966 and 1968 while flying a MiG 21.[2] Major Marei was killed in action on 26 February 1970.
  • Captain Samir Aziz Mikhail of the 104th Air Brigade was credited with five aerial victories while flying a MiG 21.
  • Captain Saad Dahman gained five aerial victories in a MiG 21.[3][4]
  • Ahmed Al Mansoori 6 confirmed aerial victories[5]

It is not known if this list is complete.

See also

Endnotes

  1. ^ Air Aces Egypt http://aces.safarikovi.org/victories/egypt-middle.html Retrieved November 2017
  2. ^ Air Aces Egypt http://aces.safarikovi.org/victories/egypt-middle.html Retrieved November 2017
  3. ^ Air Combat Information Group http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_266.shtml Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  4. ^ Egyptian victory credits of the Arab-Israeli wars
  5. ^ Air Combat Information Group http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_266.shtml Retrieved 23 December 2012.