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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:

Records found: 409
    Name Score
316 Germany Rosencrantz, Hans 5
317 Germany Rothe, Richard Paul 5
318 France Rousselle, Maurice Albert 5
319 Germany Ruebe (Rübe), Richard 5
320 Germany Rumpel, Theodor 5
321 Canada Russell, John Bernard 5
322 France Sabattier De Vignolle, Jacques Victor 5
323 Italy Sabelli, Giovanni 5
324 Russia Safonov, Mikhail 5
325 England Sanday, William Douglas Stock 5
326 England Saundby, Robert Henry Magnus Spencer 5
327 France Saune, Basile Felicien 5
328 England Sayers, Edward Harper 5
329 Germany Schlimpen, Johann 5
330 Germany Schneider, Roman 5
 
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