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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
16 Ireland McElroy, George Edward Henry 47
17 Germany Rumey, Fritz 45
18 England Ball, Albert 44
19 Germany Berthold, Rudolph 44
20 Germany Loerzer, Bruno 44
21 Germany Baeumer (Bäumer), Paul Wilhelm 43
22 Ireland Hazell, Tom Falcon 43
23 France Nungesser, Charles Eugene Jules Marie 43
24 France Madon, Georges Felix 41
25 Germany Boelcke, Oswald 40
26 Germany Buechner (Büchner), Franz 40
27 England Fullard, Philip Fletcher 40
28 Germany Richthofen, Lothar Ritter von 40
29 England Gass, Charles George 39
30 Scotland Gilmour, John Ingles 39
 
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