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This is an attempt to tabulate all the aerial victories of Biggles and his friends as recounted in the various stories. As is often the case in the chaos of aerial combat, it is sometimes not clear who shot down an aircraft. Ginger said of Bertie that he never bothered to keep count of his kills.

A confirmed kill is one where the text makes clear was definitely shot down. Probable applies to those where the text is vague. Either the adversary is seen flying away trailing smoke, or it was one where it was shot down but it was not clear by whom.

Biggles' documented aerial victoriesEdit

In Chapter 1 of The Cruise of the Condor, it is stated that, in the course of WW1, Biggles was the "victor of thirty-five confirmed combats and many others unclaimed."

Story Confirmed Kill Probable Details
Biggles' First Flight Unspecified blue-and-yellow German two-seater Shot down by Mark Way, Biggles' observer on an F.E.2b. Pilots also got credit for such victories although in this case, Biggles might have refused it as he admitted that he didn't even see the enemy plane.
Knights of the Sky Fokker Dr.I Shot down by his gunner Mark Way. "The yellow top wing swung back and floated away into space, and the fuselage plunged out of sight, a streamer of flame creeping along its side."
Biggles Buys the Sky Albatros See discussion here
Biggles Buys the Sky Albatros See discussion here
Biggles Buys the Sky Albatros From a Bristol Fighter. The red and silver Albatros.
Biggles Buys the Sky Albatros From a Bristol Fighter. The Albatros tore its wings off when it follow Biggles around a balloon wire and hit it. Biggles had planned the manoeuvre so it is arguably a combat victory. See discussion here
Biggles' Surprise Packet Rumpler From a Sopwith Pup. Enemy was damaged, forced to land and captured.
Biggles' Surprise Packet Fokker Dr.I "A cloud of smoke, quickly followed by flame, burst from the Triplane's engine."
Biggles' Revenge Albatros First kill from a Sopwith Camel. Opponent was von Kraudil
The Dawn Patrol There's a Fokker Dr.I kill here but it is the same as the one in Knights of the Sky as this story is a heavily editied version of the Knights.
Biggles Goes Ballooning Albatros From a Sopwith Camel
Biggles and the Runaway Tank Roland C. II
Biggles and the Flying Camera Halberstadt
The White Fokker Fokker D.VII Anachronistic.
J-9982 Hanoverana
J-9982 Sopwith Camel
J-9982 Fokker Dr.I "seemed to go to pieces in the air...."
The Balloonatics Fokker Dr.I "The Triplane slowly turned over on to its back...."
The Balloonatics Balloon
The Balloonatics Balloon Captured
The Blue Devil Albatros
Spads and Spandaus Albatros
The Zone Call Pfalz Forced to land and captured
The Decoy Rumpler Two Albatros broke up while pursuing Biggles but these two probably could not be claimed.

Also, in the week before this, Biggles "fought many battles" and "his score mounted rapidly" but he had not bothered to confirm his victories.

The Boob Fokker See discussion here
The Battle of Flowers Hanoverana
Biggles' Sky High Spy Albatros
Flying Crusaders Albatros D.V Biggles fired and "saw the Hun pilot sag forward in the cockpit. An orang wing spun upwards, and the torpedo-shaped fuselage dropped like a bomb."
Flying Crusaders Albatros D.V The flight leader with green streamers. "The Hun ... roared earthwards, black smoke pouring from its engine."
The Funk Albatros
Biggles Flies East Pfalz D.IIa Chapter IV. Near Jebel-Tel. The opponent was Karl Leffens.
Biggles Flies East Pfalz D.III Chapter XIII. The opponent was Hauptmann Kurt Hess.
On Leave Hansa-Brandenburg seaplane
On Leave Hansa-Brandenburg seaplane
Fog! Fokker Dr.I "The Boche machine lurched drunkenly and plunged down out of sight below."
Biggles Carves the Turkey Albatros "The Albatros reared up on its tail ... and then spun earthwards...."
Biggles' Xmas-Box! Fokker D.VII The Fokker was out of control and crashed after being hit by a 10-pound packet of sausages which Biggles threw at it.
The Bridge Party Pfalz D.III Half a kill. Both Biggles and Algy are shooting at it. It then "plunges to oblivion at frightful speed in a vertical dize."
The Bomber Friedrichshafen G.IIIa
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Unknown scout This and the next two are mentioned in the early part of the story as his "3 before breakfast" achievement.
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Unknown scout
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Unknown scout
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Hanonoverana
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Albatros
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Fokker Dr.1
Biggles' Sky High Hat Trick Gotha bomber Also claimed by anti aircraft gunners. A court of enquiry granted it to the gunners.
Biggles Takes the Bait Fokker D.VII
Biggles Takes the Bait Fokker D.VII Orange Fokker with blue stripes.
Biggles Takes the Bait Fokker D.VII The Orange Fokker with blue stripes crashed into this one while falling from the sky. See details here.
Biggles Finds His Feet Albatros Shot down from a ground-mounted Vickers machine gun from a trench.
The Last Show Fokker The pilot "slumped forward in his seat and the nose of the machine went down in an engine stall...."
Biggles Goes to War Unidentified Lovitzna fighter Upon arrival at Janovica
Biggles Goes to War Unidentified Lovitzna fighter Upon arrival at Janovica. Was flying away, losing height
Biggles in the Baltic Dornier Do 18 Shared with Algy
Biggles Sees It Through Polikarpov bomber Flying a Bristol Blenheim. Kill shared with his crew Algy, Ginger and Smyth. The latter two fired the final killing shots from crew-operated guns
So This is War! Me 109 First engagement, he shot the enemy which nearly crashed into Ginger
So This is War! Hawker Hurricane Second engagement, the Hurricane was fighting under false colours
The Flying Spy Me 109 At end of story, with Algy and Lakers, 6 v 3 dogfight
The Flying Spy Me 109 He fired at another one but swerved as he himself was hit. Nonetheless, only 2 of 6 enemies fled from the scene. With 1 confirmed, and 1 each to Algy and Lakers, it suggests this 4th Me 109 was also hit.
The Record Breakers Dornier Do 17
The Record Breakers Heinkel He 112
The Record Breakers Me 109
The Record Breakers Unspecified bomber Night action, confirmed kill.
The Record Breakers Unspecified bomber Night action, confirmed kill.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Chapter 5.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Chapter 12.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 110 Chapter 12.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Ju 52 Chapter 16.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Ju 52 Chapter 16.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Ju 52 Chapter 16.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109F Chapter 17. Piloted by von Zoyton.
Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D. Renkell transport Renkell was piloted by Kurt Baumer
The Case of the Black Gauntlet Supermarine Spitfire An old victory at Marham narrated in retrospect. The Spitfire was piloted by the brother of Thea Hertz, fighting under false colours
The Case of the Black Gauntlet Me 109 At a movie set. The Me-109 was piloted by Thea Hertz. She pursued and fired at Biggles who, being unarmed, had no choice but to lead her to crash into some high tension cables.

Algy's documented aerial victoriesEdit

In chapter 1 of The Cruise of the Condor, it is stated that, in the course of WW1, Algy had "twenty victories signed up in his log book."

Story Confirmed Kill Probable Details
The Boob Fokker
Biggles' Sky High Spy Albatros Biggles saw Algy firing and the victim "continued its dive straight into the ground."
Biggles' Sky High Spy Albatros Biggles saw "An Albatros, with a Camel apparently tied to its tail by an invisible cord" tear across his nose. This can't be Butterworth as he has been hit and is seen drifting down.
Biggles Flies East Halberstadt Biggles was a passenger in the Halberstadt which was piloted by Mayer.
The Professor Albatros
The Joy Ride Albatros Algy captured it intact the day before the events in the story.
The Bridge Party Pfalz D.III Half a kill. Both Biggles and Algy are shooting at it. It then "plunges to oblivion at frightful speed in a vertical dize."
Biggles in the Baltic Dornier Do 18 Shared with Biggles
Biggles Sees It Through Me 109 Flying a Gloster Gladiator. A probable, the victim was seen entering a glide and did not rejoin combat.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Chapter 5. Algy was not sure if he hit it but the pilot baled out and the aircraft was a write off, so it counts.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Chapter 11.
The Case of the Poisoned Crops De Havilland Puss Moth With a verey pistol

Ginger's documented aerial victoriesEdit

Story Confirmed Kill Probable Details
Biggles - Air Commodore Unidentified red seaplane fighter With a mobile Lewis machine gun. Algy suggests that this is Ginger's first aerial kill.
Biggles Goes to War Unidentified Lovitzna fighter Upon arrival at Janovica
Biggles in Spain Fiat CR.32 Ginger was flying a two-seater with Jock McLannock. Type was probably a Polikarpov R-5
Biggles in Spain Fiat CR.32 While on patrol led by Cy Harkwell. Ginger was probably using a Polikarpov I-15
Biggles Sees It Through Large Russian bomber. See Tupolev TB-3. Using a Gloster Gladiator
So This is War! Me 109 First engagement. Text suggest this is Ginger's first dogfight? Kill confirmed by Biggles. Ginger thinks he got a second, unconfirmed.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Half a kill. Shared with Tug Carrington. Chapter 5.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Biggles was flying it and it offered no resistance, so should this count? Chapter 7.

Bertie's documented aerial victoriesEdit

Story Confirmed Kill Probable Details
Biggles Takes Over Me 109 He shot 2 enemy aircraft off Tex O'Hara's tail. Confirmed by Ferris.
Biggles Takes Over Me 109 Ditto
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Chapter 12. Biggles looked back to see a Me-109 falling in flames. By then Tex was out of the fight so it could only have been Bertie.
Biggles Sweeps the Desert Me 109 Chapter 12. Chapter 12. Last seen flying off trailing smoke and unlikely to make its base.
Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D. Renkell Wolf von Zoyton was the opposing pilot.

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