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Flying ace


Erich Hartmann the World's Greatest Flying Ace


The WWII Flying Ace with No Legs (Strange Stories)


The Flying Ace (1926)


Profiles in Valor: Brigadier General Steve Ritchie, Flying Ace


Robin Olds - Vietnam Fighter Ace - Forgotten History

A flying ace, fighter ace or air ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down several enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The actual number of aerial victories required to officially qualify as an "ace" has varied, but is usually considered to be five or more. The few aces among combat aviators have historically accounted for the majority of air-to-air victories in military history.
  • World War I 

  • Between the world wars 

  • World War II 

  • Korean War 

  • Vietnam War 

  • Iran–Iraq war 

  • Indo-Pakistan War 

  • Accuracy 

  • Non-pilot aces 

  • Ace in a day 

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