Meeting of World War II Fighter Pilot “Aces”: Col. Barrie Davis – 86 (P-51 Mustang) and Gnrl. Ion Dobran – 91 (Bf109 Messerschmitt) Davis’s plane was fatally damaged by Dobran in a dogfight on June 6, 1944. Davis squad leader would later shoot Dobran’s plane and force a crash landing. Bucharest, Romania – January 23-25, 2010
Col. Davis was hosted by Dan Dimancescu, Hnry Consul, and both men along with Gnrl. Dobran were hosted by Brigadier General Ion-Aurel Stanciu of the Romanian Air Force.