| The Hot War |
POD: November, 1950
|Type of Appearance:||Direct|
|Nationality:||Soviet Union (born in Uzbekistan)|
|Military Branch:||Soviet Air Force|
First Lieutenant Faizulla Ikramov was a flight engineer in the Soviet Red Air Force during World War III. He was an Uzbek. He was assigned to the Tu-4 piloted by Boris Gribkov in January 1952. The crew began training for mid-air refueling, using a technique based on one the Germans had actually attempted to use to refuel their submarines.