Flying aces ww1
The term "ace" (now commonly flying ace) was first used by French newspapers during World War I, describing Adolphe Pégoud as l'as (the ace), after he.
Unofficially, a flying ace is a fighter pilot who shoots down at least five in WWI, particularly in "Bloody April" of 1917 when Richthofen shot.
The War in the Air - Air Aces of World War One. British air ace Captain Albert Ball The First World War introduced a new form of battleground: to ground and sea.