It is very difficult to verify Korean War pilot shootdown claims for a variety of reasons, but there is a strong consensus among aviation historians that both sides used significantly inflated their respective aerial victory claims. In recent years as more information from loss reports from both sides has become available, significant doubt on the ace status claims of many pilots has arisen. However, many pilots who ace status in question or is disputed are widely referred to as aces in the media, and as such are put in this category. For more information, read about overestimation of aerial victories in the Korean War.
This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.