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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
1756 England Rayner, John William 5
1757 France Regnier, Victor François Marie Alexis 5
1758 England Reid, Guy Patrick Spence 5
1759 Germany Reimann, Leopold 5
1760 Italy Resch, Alessandro 5
1761 France Revol-Tissot, Charles Alfred 5
1762 England Riley, Alan Incell 5
1763 France Risacher, Louis 5
1764 France Robert, Maurice Joseph Emile 5
1765 England Roberts, Norman 5
1766 Scotland Robertson, John Henry 5
1767 France Rodde, Paul Georges Alexandre 5
1768 Austro-Hungarian Empire Rodlauer, Alois 5
1769 France Roques, Jacques RaphaŽl 5
1770 Germany Rosencrantz, Hans 5
 
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