Fighter's Top Gun

Victories of Czechoslovak fighter pilots

Unit Confirmed Probabable Damaged
No. 310 Squadron 56 + 4 FB 20 32
No. 312 Squadron 14 9 16
No. 313 Squadron 12 8 16
Czechoslovak Flight of No. 68 Squadron 18 1/2 + 3 FB 5 7
Total 100 1/2 + 7 FB 42 71

Note: FB stands for German flying bomb V-1

Unit Confirmed Probable Damaged
Czechoslovak pilots at Polish Units 17 1 0
Czechoslovak pilots at British Units 68 14 1/3 45 2/3
Total 85 15 1/3 45 2/3
Confirmed Probable Damaged
185 + 7 FB 57 1/3 116 2/3

 

Czechoslovak day fighter pilots listed by number of victories

  Name Confirmed Probable Damaged
1. Sgt Josef Fantišek DFM 17 1 0
2. S/Ldr Otto Smik DFC 9 + 3 FB 2 3
3. F/Lt Otmar Kučera DFC 4 5/6 1 1
4. F/O Josef Příhoda DFC 4 1/4 2 3
5. P/O Emil Fechtner DFC 4 1 1
6. F/Lt Stanislav Fejfar 3 1/2 1 1
7. F/Lt Bohumil Furst 3 1 0

 

Czechoslovak day fighter pilots listed by number of sweeps

  Name Number of sweeps
1. W/Cdr Jaroslav Hlaďo DSO DFC 281
2. S/Ldr Otto Smik DFC 200
3. W/Cdr Tomáš Vybíral DSO DFC 196
4. S/Ldr Václav Šlouf DFC 192
5. S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC 168

 

Czechoslovak night fighter pilots listed by number of victories

  Name Confirmed Probable Damaged
1. F/Lt Karel Kuttelwasher DFC & bar 18 1 5
2. S/Ldr Miloslav Mansfeld DSO DFC 8 1/2 + 2 FB 0 1
3. F/O Ladislav Bobek DFC 5 1 3
4. S/Ldr Josef Hanuš DFC 4 0 1
5. W/O Josef Dygrýn DFM 3 0 0
6. F/Lt Josef Adam 2 + 1 FB 1 0
7. S/Ld Vlastimil Veselý DFC 1 1/2 0 2
8. F/Lt Josef Vopalecký 2 0 1
9. - 12. F/Lt Karel Šeda 1 0 0
9. - 12. F/Lt Jan Šerhant 1 0 0
9. - 12. F/O Bedřich Krátkoruký 1 0 0
9. - 12. P/O František Běhal 1 0 0

 

Czechoslovak night fighterradar operators listed by number of victories

  Name Confirmed Probable Damaged
1. F/Lt Slavomil Janáček DFC DFM 8 1/2 + 2 FB 0 1
2. F/O Bohuslav Kovařík DFM 5 1 3
3. W/O Fridolín Gemrot 2 + 1 FB 1 0
4. - 5. F/O Rudolf Husár 2 0 1
4. - 5. P/O Zbyšek Nečas 2 0 1
6. F/O Drahomír Hradský 1 0 0

 

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