List of World War I flying aces
The following are lists of World War I flying aces. Historically, a flying ace was defined as a military aviator credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The term ...
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Aerial victory standards of World War I
During World War I, the national air services involved developed their own methods of assessing and assigning credit for aerial victories.The victory scores of the pilots represented at List of World ...
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Allan Brown (aviator)
Captain (later Wing Commander) Allan Runciman Brown was a World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories. During World War II, he was a Wing Commander for the Royal Australian Air Force.In...
Jack Armand Cunningham
Lieutenant Colonel Jack Armand Cunningham DSO, DFC (4 December 1890–3 April 1956) was an English World War I flying ace credited with 10 aerial victories. His victory record was remarkable for be...
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Friedrich Christiansen
Friedrich Christiansen (12 December 1879 – 3 December 1972) was a World War I German seaplane ace who claimed shooting down twenty planes and an airship; thirteen of those victories were confirmed. Du...
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Paul Aue

Oberst Paul Aue was born on 7 October 1891 in Söbringen, Kingdom of Saxony. He matured into a small man; some sources even call him "diminutive".
Arthur Britton
Lieutenant Arthur Frederick Britton MC (2 October 1888 – 19 February 1919) was a World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories.
Britton was born in Balham, London, the son of Frederick...
William Harry Bland
Lieutenant William Harry Bland (6 June 1898 – 24 October 1962) was a British World War I flying ace credited with seven aerial victories.
Bland was commissioned as a temporary second lieutenant on...
Laurent B. Ruamps
Adjutant Laurent Baptisti Ruamps was a French flying ace during World War I. He was credited with ten confirmed and four unconfirmed aerial victories.
On 12 January 1916, Ruamps volunteered for mi...
Laurence W. Allen
Laurence Wilfred Allen MC was an English World War I flying ace. He was credited with ten confirmed victories while serving as an observer/gunner in Bristol F.2 Fighters.
Allen was originally was ...
Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor
Captain Andrew (Anthony) Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor, VC, DSO, MC and bar, DFC (4 September 1894 – 21 June 1921) was a South African recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and mo...
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Saint Cyprian Tayler
Captain Saint Cyprian Churchill Tayler MC was an English World War I flying ace credited with ten aerial victories. He scored those victories while flying two tours of combat for two different squadro...
Hugh White (RAF officer)
Air Vice-Marshal Hugh Granville White graduated from the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and began his military career in the East Kent Regiment, transferring to the Royal Flying Corps (a unit of t...
James Belgrave
Captain James Dacres Belgrave MC* (27 September 1896 – 13 June 1918) was a British World War I flying ace credited with 18 aerial victories.
James Dacres Belgrave was born in Kensington, London, t...
Armand Pinsard
General Armand Pinsard (28 May 1887 - 10 May 1953), Chevalier, Officer, Commander, and Grand Officer of the Legion d'Honneur, Croix de Guerre with 19 palms, Medaille Militaire, British Military Cross,...
Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen
Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (10 October 1895 – 12 July 1945) was a German Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal) of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) during the Second World War. Born in 1895 in...
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Kurt Wintgens
Leutnant Kurt Wintgens (1 August 1894 – 25 September 1916) was a German World War I fighter ace. He was the first military fighter pilot to score a victory over an opposing aircraft, while piloting an...
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Tom Cecil Noel
Lieutenant Tom Cecil Noel, (12 December 1897 – 22 August 1918), Military Cross with Bar, was a World War I infantry officer turned aerial observer, notable for winning a Military Cross for bravery on ...
René Fonck
Colonel René Paul Fonck (27 March 1894 – 18 June 1953) was a French aviator who ended the First World War as the top Allied fighter ace, and when all succeeding aerial conflicts of the 20th and 2...
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Miles Day
Flight Commander Miles Jeffery Game Day DSC, (1 December 1896 – 27 February 1918) was a World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories, and also a war poet.
Jeffery Day, as he was comm...
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Albert Desbrisay Carter
Albert Desbrisay Carter DSO & Bar (2 June 1892 – 22 May 1919) was a Canadian World War I flying ace credited with 28 victories.
Albert Desbrisay Carter was born in Point de Bute, New Brunswick...
Hans Weiss (aviator)
Leutnant Hans Weiss was a World War I flying ace credited with 16 aerial victories.
Weiss was a native of Hof, which was situated on the Austrian/German border. He began school in Bayreuth in 1912...
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Hector Garaud
Sous Lieutenant Hector Eugene Joseph Garaud was a World War I flying ace credited with thirteen aerial victories. He was one of the rare aces who survived the earliest era of fighter aviation.Garaud b...
Hugh Hay
Major Hugh Allport Hay MC ED (24 November 1889 – 13 October 1965) was a British World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories.
He was the eldest of three sons born to The Reveren...
David John Weston
Lieutenant David John Weston (born 14 November 1898, date of death unknown) was a World War I flying ace credited with thirteen aerial victories. All of his wins were over enemy fighter planes.Weston ...
George Peters (aviator)
Lieutenant George Clifton Peters (6 May 1894 –?) was a World War I flying ace credited with seven aerial victories.