List of Syrian flying aces

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The following Syrian pilots became flying aces by scoring five or more confirmed aerial victories while flying combat against the Israeli Air Force.

  • Fayez Mansour - 14 victories and 1 victory against the RAF (MiG-17F from 1953 to 1970 and MiG-21FL from 1970 to his death (1982))[1][2]
  • Bassam Hamshu - 7 victories and 1 ground kill (MiG-21MF)[3]
  • Adeeb Al-Jarf - 7 victories (MiG-21FL)[4]
  • Majid Zugbi - 7 victories (MiG-21MF)[5]
  • Majad Halabi - 6 victories (MiG-21FL)[6]
  • Dzhur Abid Adib - 5 victories (MiG-21FL)[7]
  • Muhammad Mansour - 5 victories (MiG-21MF)[8]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "صقور سوريا". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "- Military History". www.arabic-military.com. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Aéronavale & porte-avions". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "AVSEQ02.DAT العميد الطيار أديب الجرف بطل حرب تشرين". YouTube. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  5. ^ R.S. "Luftwaffe A.S". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Jan J. Safarik: Air Aces Home Page". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  7. ^ Jean-Paul Gleize - GSoft France. "Syrian victory credits of the Arab-Israeli wars". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Syrian Air-to-Air Victories since 1948". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 

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