Cold War

NAME                                     VICTORIES       UNIT          AIRFORCE

Perés, Lorenzo Alberto                       2 *         231 C. DAAFAR
del Pino Diaz, Rafael                        1 ** Caza   DAAFAR
*... In the action participated a MiG-23UB piloted by the colonel lieutenant Francisco Perez Peréz, and the MiG-29UB of the too colonel lieutenant Alberto Peréz (brother of Francisco). The MiG-23UB served as radio delay between the ground radar controllers, while the MiG-29UB shoot down the two airplanes with R-60M missiles. The reports that that MiG-23 shoot down one of the Cessna-337 are not correct.
(Mikoyan Gurievich MiG-23 Flogger,
**... +1 victory during Bay of Pig episode.
DAAFAR... Defensa Antiaerea y Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria (Cuban Revolitionary Air Force)


Sources & Literature
  1. Ильин, Владимир: ВВС Кубы, Военная авиация стран Латинской Америки, in Авиация и Космонавтика, No. 2, 2015.
  2. Polák, Tomáš: Žhavé výstřely studené války 4. - Amerika, in Aero Plastic Kits Revue, No.41, 1994.
  3. ACIG Team: Cuban Air-to-Air Victories,
  4. Lednicer, David: Aircraft Downed During the Cold War and Thereafter,
  5. MacPhail, Dough - Acree, Chuck: Bay of Pigs:The Men and Aircraft of the Cuban Revolutionary Air Force,
  6. Magnus, Allan: Air Aces Home Page,
  7. Urribarres, Rubén - Litle, Mike - LAAS staff: The Cuban MiGs,
  8. Jurors Hear Tape of Cuban MiG pilot, Miami Herald article, February 16, 2001
  9. Mikoyan Gurievich MiG-23 Flogger,
  10. Mikoyan Gurievich MiG-29 Fulcrum,

Victories of the Fighter Pilots During 1961 - 1996


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