The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Videos
The Aerodrome Forum
Help
WWI Web Sites
Medals & Decorations
Search The Aerodrome
Today in History



 
An ace is a military aviator or airman credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft. The term ace originated in World War I when French newspapers described Adolphe Pègoud as l'as (French for ace) after he shot down five German aircraft.
 
  Name   Date of Death  
331 Davey, Horace Balfour ?? ?? 1972 (78)
332 Drinkwater, Arthur Thomas ?? ?? 1972 (78)
333 Trevethan, Richard Michael 30 Dec 1971 (76)
334 Mawle, Norman William Reginald 28 Dec 1971 (74)
335 Mecozzi, Amedeo 02 Nov 1971 (79)
336 Betts, Eric Bourne Coulter 30 Oct 1971 (74)
337 Mustard, Ernest Andrew 10 Oct 1971 (78)
338 Bottrill, William Eric 06 Oct 1971 (79)
339 Saundby, Robert Henry Magnus Spencer 25 Sep 1971 (75)
340 Brown, Frederick Elliott 15 Sep 1971 (76)
341 Leacroft, John 26 Aug 1971 (83)
342 Revol-Tissot, Charles Alfred 13 Jul 1971 (79)
343 Weare, Frank Gerald Craven 06 Jul 1971 (75)
344 Kueppers (Küppers), Kurt 24 Jun 1971 (77)
345 Rose, Oren John 21 Jun 1971 (79)
Total Records: 1865
13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32
First Previous Next Last
 
Aces · Aircraft · Books · Forum · Help · Links · Medals · Search · Today