The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Videos
The Aerodrome Forum
Sign the Guestbook
Help
WWI Web Sites
Medals & Decorations
The Aerodrome News
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 Victories
1 France Sabattier De Vignolle, Jacques Victor 5
2 Italy Sabelli, Giovanni 5
3 Germany Sachsenberg, Gotthard 31
4 Russia Safonov, Mikhail 5
5 Wales Saint, Howard John Thomas 7
6 Canada Salter, Ernest James 9
7 England Sanday, William Douglas Stock 5
8 England Sanderson, Ivan Couper 11
9 France Santelli, Paul Marie Raphael 7
10 France Sardier, Jean Marie Luc Gilbert 15
11 England Satchell, Harold Leslie 8
12 England Saundby, Robert Henry Magnus Spencer 5
13 Ireland Saunders, Alfred William 12
14 Wales Saunders, Franklin Geoffrey 8
15 South Africa Saunders, Hugh William Lumsden 15
Records - 1 to 15 of 174
 
 
 
Aces · Aircraft · Books · Forum · Guests · Help · Links · Medals · News · Search · Today