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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.
 
Victories:

Viewing all records: 1865
    Name Score
1 Germany Richthofen, Manfred Albrecht Ritter von 80
2 France Fonck, René Paul 75
3 Canada Bishop, William Avery 72
4 Germany Udet, Ernst 62
5 England Mannock, Edward Corringham 61
6 Canada Collishaw, Raymond 60
7 England McCudden, James Thomas Byford 57
8 South Africa Beauchamp-Proctor, Andrew Frederick Weatherby 54
9 Germany Loewenhardt (Löwenhardt), Erich 54
10 Canada MacLaren, Donald Roderick 54
11 France Guynemer, Georges Marie Ludovic Jules 53
12 Canada Barker, William George 50
13 Germany Jacobs, Josef Carl Peter 48
14 Germany Voss, Werner 48
15 Australia Little, Robert Alexander 47
 
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