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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: 1863
    Name Score
1831 Australia Turnbull, John Seymour 5
1832 England Turner, Arthur Henry 5
1833 Germany Ulmer, Alfred 5
1834 Austro-Hungarian Empire Urban, Karl 5
1835 France Uteau, Gilbert Jean 5
1836 England Vessey, John Arthur 5
1837 Germany Viebig, Hans 5
1838 France Violet-Marty, Pierre Augustin François 5
1839 Germany Wagener, Werner 5
1840 England Walker, Kenneth MacKenzie 5
1841 England Walker, William 5
1842 England Wallwork, John Wilson 5
1843 England Ward, Edward Henry 5
1844 Germany Wedel, Hasso von 5
1845 Canada Welsh, George Arthur 5
 
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