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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
46 USA Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon 26
47 England Ridley, Cyril Burfield 11
48 Germany Riemer, Claus 8
49 Germany Rienau, Rudolf 6
50 Australia Rigby, Harry Alexander 6
51 England Riley, Alan Incell 5
52 England Riley, George Raby 13
53 France Risacher, Louis 5
54 Austro-Hungarian Empire Risztics, Johann 7
55 Germany Ritscherle, Karl 8
56 Italy Riva, Antonio 7
57 Italy Rizzotto, Cosimo 6
58 Scotland Robb, James Milne 7
59 France Robert, Maurice Joseph Emile 5
60 England Roberts, Norman 5
Records - 46 to 60 of 101
 
 
 
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