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  1. Flight (scientist)
  2. WWII Japan Pilot that bombed Pearl Harbor
  3. Ww 2 air ace
  4. Expert in jet engine performance, measurement uncertainty analysis and Weibull analysis. Dr. Bob holds a patent on a feature of the J58 Pratt & Whitney engine that powers the worldâ-?s fastest aircraft; recover bleed air system
  5. director of the space shuttle program
  6. Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group!
  7. Battle of Britain Pilot
  8. French WWII fighter ace, 23 victories moved to the US after the war
  9. 'Dr. Wernher Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  10. Co-pilot on a B-29 that accompanied the Enola Gay, also the Bockscar's navigator for the Nagasaki bombing, WWII
  11. WWII Pilot - Tuskegee Airmen; B-25 Bomber Pilot (flew the b-25, pt-17, bt-13, and at-10, b-10
  12. Flight (scientist)
  13. Highly decorated combat ace of World War II (born 1912-)
  14. Bryan Allen  (2)
    Pilot, First Human-Powered Aircraft Flight
  15. Astronaut: STS-5, STS-51A
  16. WWII Ace (5 kills) 5th September 1944 - Destroyed 5 aircraft, to become 'An Ace in a Day' - USAAF
  17. (1900-1985) was a United States aircraft businessman and the President of the Boeing Company from 1945-1970. While President of Boeing, numerous planes of renown today were launched, among them the Boeing 727, 737, and 747
  18. 'Easy Company' 'Member of a Band of Brothers'
  19. Tuskegee Airman- Pilot
  20. Tuskegee Airman- Pilot
  21. Flight (aviator)
  22. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  23. Astronaut sts-90 106 109 125
  24. American WWII - Pilot, USAAC, Member of combat mission 'Yamamoto Mission' in October 1942
  25. St. Maartener businessman, owner of AVA Air airlines
  26. WWII Ace - 5.5 Victories - USAAF
  27. WWII fighter ace (5 kills) flew the f6f-hellcat, f4-u corsair
  28. Flying Tiger-crew chief, named Jacobson in 1941-42
  29. WWII - Fighter Ace, USAAF, 17 Kills victories. 8th Air Force, 357th Fighter Group, 363rd Fighter Squadron('The Yoxford Boys'), stationed in UK
  30. Second officer on the D.B. Cooper flight in 1971
  31. Flight (aviator)
  32. Sweden´s Only Fighter Ace
  33. WWII - Air Ace USAAF - 6 victories; CBI (China-Burma-India) Theater, 530th Fighting Squadron, 311 Fighter Group. Also flew missions in Korea. Later operations staff officer with the Atomic Energy Division
  34. Swedispilot born 1918, was shot down and injured by Sovjet, while searching for a missing swedish plane
  35. Pilot
  36. Tuskegee airmen ace WW 2
  37. Astronaut mse astronaut
  38. Author, motivational speaker and former United States Marine Corps officer who was the first African - American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and the first African American female combat pilot in the U.S. Armed Forces
  39. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-5 victories, USAAF, 354 Fighter Group, 356 Fighter Squadron
  40. Ascani, a retired Air Force major general, flew an F-86 Sabre jet at 628.698 mph at the National Air Races in Detroit in 1951. He later oversaw development of a supersonic bomber. Fred J. Ascani, a retired Air Force major general and former test pilot at
  41. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (10 Kills) USAAF, 49 Fighter Group, 7/8 FS, 5AF - DSC
  42. Robert Ashby  (2)
    Tuskegee Airman pilot from WW2; Class of 45-H-TE, graduated in 11/20/1945
  43. pilot and race car driver
  44. weaponeer on Bockscar WWII
  45. World War II Canadian Ace
  46. Canadian WWII Fighter Ace
  47. Aerospace research Test Pilot. Col., USAF, Ret.; Bachelor of Sciene in Chem,, University of Virginia, 1959; Master of Science in Engineering Administration, unsuccessful application NASA astronaut group 3; 1963 as military astronaut - class-3 selected
  48. Israeli Ace Fighter Pilot from the Arab-Israli war. Combination of four Egyptian planes in 1948 & two German planes in WW2 makes him a Flying Ace
  49. Madame Jacqueline Auriol (November 5, 1917-February 11, 2000) was a French aviatrix who set numerous world speed records. Auriol became one of the first female test pilots after earning her military pilot license in 1950
  50. WWII Flying Ace (5 Victories); 506th Fighter Group - 457th Fighter Squadron; Iwo Jima, Osaka, Tokyo. Called 'The Last Fighter Ace of WWII' Age 97
  51. American WWII Fighter Ace (6 Victs.)- USMC - Navy Cross
  52. Woman Pilot first woman to fly a B-29, in 1944
  53. WWII - B-24 Pilot who flew 35 missions ion Europe
  54. Astronaut STS-29 40
  55. Flying Tigers-crew chief
  56. Flying Tigers-armorer
  57. Astronaut sts-43 52 68 81
  58. One of the pilots who took part in the mission during WWII to shoot down Admiral Yamamoto's aircraft
  59. WWII - Fighter Ace USAAF, 5 victories (3 on Jan. 14, 1945); 8th Air Force, 357th Fighter Group, 354th Fighter Squadron. 'The Yoxford Boys', stationed in England
  60. WWII fighter ace - 10 Kills - USAAF - DSC
  61. Chief Concorde Pilot
  62. Canadian WWII Fighter Ace - R.C.A.F.'s top night fighter and the second highest scoring Canadian fighter pilot of WWII; also a 'V1 Ace'
  63. WWII Ace--[5 victories]- Was one of the Pilots who shot down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's airplane during WWII
  64. WW2 air ace - 6 Kills - US Navy
  65. Paratrooper involved in 'Operation Dragoon' during WW2. born on 09/01/1924
  66. P-47 and P-51 Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 325th Fighter Group
  67. German pilot
  68. WWII Pilot Ace-5, USAAF
  69. Colonel pilot of Air Force One for Presidents Bush I and Clinton
  70. Astronaut lss-19 tma 14
  71. Flight (aviator)
  72. Australian WWII ace
  73. Astronaut sts-51f
  74. NASA Dryden Pilot
  75. August 27, 1918- March 20, 2008) was an American aviatrix who became the first American woman to fly a United States Army Air Force jet aircraft as a test pilot during WWII as a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots program/WASP
  76. WASP/First American woman to fly a United States Army Air Forces jet aircraft when she flew the Bell YP-59A jet fighter at Wright Field as a test pilot during World War II
  77. Adolf Hitler's Pilot during Hitler's political campaign of the 1930s
  78. Bombardier,for 'Bockscar,' plane that dropped bomb on Nagasaki
  79. Test pilot XF-84H
  80. Experienced fighter pilot WW2
  81. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 73,000 American forces descended on the beaches of Normandy. Bearden was a 21-year-old sergeant in the Army's 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Wrote; 'To D-Day and Back'
  82. AP photographer photographed burning airship Hindenburg 15 pics, from 1st flare-up, rescue of survivors & picture of Lou Gehrig wiping away a tear as the fatally ill first baseman bade farewell to Yankee teammates & fans at Yankee Stadium
  83. USAF Jet fighter Ace during the Korean War--[5 Migs shot down]! fle the p-80, f-86, f-89, f-84, f-104, t-33, t-28, t-6
  84. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (WWII-10.5 Kills) US Navy, VF-17
  85. Test pilot, F-35, F-117 and F-22 Raptor
  86. Rocket Scientest on Werhner von Braun's Team at Fort Bliss Texas, 1946/Operation Paperclip was code name for 1945 Office of Strategic Services, Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency recruitment of German scientists from Nazi Germany to US after VE Day
  87. German Avatarix
  88. Defected from the Soviet Union in 1976 with a MiG-25 Foxbat
  89. Test pilot
  90. P-47 and XF-91 test pilot
  91. US Geologist, born 1938. Grumman Aerospace (1968-72), worked on the team that developed the Apollo lunar module landing feet 'pods'
  92. Flies the only flying Gee Bee R-2
  93. German Luftwaffe ace of WWII, 93 victories
  94. Pilot
  95. Second last surviving adult crewman (an engine mechanic) of the Hindenburg's 1937 crash (1909-2003)
  96. Commanding Officer and flight leader for the Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
  97. WWII veteran; 101st Airborne, Original Band of Brothers. Note: He isn't the author of that book mentioned - these were 'Will Bill' Guarnere and 'Babe' Heffron: http://www.amazon.de/Brothers-Battle-Friends-William-Guarnere/dp/0425224368
  98. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (9 Kills) US Navy, VF-15 'Satan's Playmates'
  99. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-5 victories, US Navy, VF-29, flew the n25, snj, f4f wildcat, corsair, and f6f hellcat
  100. Bocks Car Crew, RCM Observer, WW II, Nagasaki
  101. WWII Fighter Ace (9 Kills) - Ace in a Day - Flew P-51's - USAAF, 376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group, 8th Air Force (Europe)
  102. Tuskegee Airmen, flew the b-25, b-29, b-52, b-24, b-50, b-17, b-47
  103. Flight (scientist) von braun rocket team
  104. WW2 fighter ace - 5 Kills - US Navy
  105. Australian Aviation Pioneer
  106. Test pilot
  107. Billy Bishop  (2)
    Leading canadian ace in WW1. shot down 72 planes
  108. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot)Flew the b-24
  109. Aviator test pilot during the Korean War
  110. Flying Tiger-crew chief
  111. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (WWII-5 Kills) US Navy, VF-2/10
  112. WWII Pilot Ace-- Flew Spifires and Mustangs-[14.5 victories]
  113. Fighter Pilot Ace during WWII[flew the P-51 Mustang]
  114. Federal Aviation Administrator (2002-present)
  115. Ww 2 air ace '10 Vic's' - USAAF - DSC
  116. U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Team
  117. German Luftwaffe ace of WWII, 60 victories
  118. WW11 Pilot
  119. chief test pilot (b-1)
  120. Israeli flying ace, pilot
  121. German WWII Fighter Ace
  122. 'Born 1913' Captain, fighter pilot, test pilot on the Me-163 and Squadron Commander of 2./JG 400.
  123. Astronaut - Former NASA Administrator
  124. Tuskegee Airman- Pilot
  125. Test pilot
  126. WW 2 fighter ace, 5 kills
  127. Member of the famed ''Flying Tigers'' before and during WWII, a Major General, Ace (9 victories)
  128. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  129. English Former Male British Royal Air Force Navigator Pilot During World War 2
  130. Robert Booth  (2)
    WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-8 victories, USAAF, 359 Fighter Group, 76 Fighter Squadron
  131. fighter air ace korean war
  132. American World War 2 Fighter Ace , 5 Vic - Navy Cross, flew the f6f hellcat, corsair, wildcat, cougar, panther, fury
  133. Co-founder with Bertrand Piccard of SolarImpulse Airplane-Businessman and pilot
  134. Survivor of US Airways Flight 1549, who was successfully ditched in the Hudson River adjacent to Manhattan six minutes after departing from LaGuardia Airport
  135. 'Tuskegee Airmen' 'First Black Air Traffic Controller'
  136. Member of the famed''Black Sheep Squadro'' VMF-214
  137. Doolittle's Raiders crew #13 Navigator
  138. W W I I pilot, lawyer, Gov Clinton's Chief Of Staff, author
  139. member of pappy boyingtons Black sheep squardron
  140. Tuskegee Pilot, flew the p-40, p-47. p-51
  141. Early experimental research test pilot. Boyd is an engineering test pilot for NASA and USAF. F-111
  142. Aviator, f-16 program manager/ staff officer
  143. American Former Stunt Woman - Wing - Walker That Performed Numerous Aerial Stunts Between 1921-29 Including Automobile - Airplane Transfers, And Parachute Jumps
  144. Royal Flying Corps in France during World War I/1921, Brearley founded West Australian Airways Ltd./ 1927, Brearley opened the Perth Flying School at Maylands
  145. Aviator
  146. Tuskegee Airmen, WW2
  147. WWII - WASP. Flew the P-38, P-51 and 18 more military and 6 civilian aircraft models
  148. Retired Air Force Test Pilot
  149. Tuskegee Airmen
  150. W.A.S.P. Pilot
  151. Rear Admiral
  152. WWII: German Flying Ace, Jagdgeschwader 54 (JG 54) Grünherz (Green Heart), 81 victories
  153. Pilot of the Pride of Detroit
  154. WWII - Fighter Ace, 13 victories, USAAF. 15th AF, 31st Fighter Group, 307th Fighter Squadron, based in San Severo, Italy. Test pilot after the war. Married singer Martha Tilton in 1953. Flew P-51, P-38, P-40 and F-86 Sabre in Korea
  155. Flying Tiger-pilot and CAF flight instructor. The last surviving pilot of the Flying Tigers
  156. British former Royal Navy officer and test pilot who flew 487 different types of aircraft, more than anyone else in history
  157. P-38 Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 55th Fighter Group
  158. Harold Brown  (2)
    Tuskegee Airmen
  159. American Female Flight Aviator - First Long - Distance Solar - Powered Flight. Flew A Tiny Experimental Solar - Powered Aircraft, 'Solar Challenger,' 6 miles In 22 Minutes Near Marana, Arizona. (Dec. 3, 1980)
  160. Larry Brown  (6)
    Tuskegee Airmen
  161. Larry Brown  (9)
    Tuskegee airman ww2. note this entry is not for the tuskegee airman, larry brown who was associated with the red tail project in minnesota. this person lives in texas and was still alive aged 93 in november of 2016
  162. WW2 Pilot Tuskegee Airmen, Born 1922, 100th FS & 332nd FG!
  163. US Navy Ace VF-27 10.5 Victories - WWII
  164. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (12.5 WWII, 2 Korea, total=14.5 Kills) USAAF, 354 Fighter Group, 355 Fighter Squadron, 9AF - DSC
  165. 2/7/1893-1978 Pioneer public relations with promotion of aviation/When WW1 began, Harry took pilot training @ Deseronto Airport with Canadian Royal Flying Corps, Squadron 84 at Camp Mohawk/Parents were sailing on RMS Lusitania when it sank
  166. WWII veteran, born 1925, B-29 navigator in the Army Air Corps. Enlisted in 1943, trained for 2 years, sent to Guam in June of 1945, flew a couple bombing missions. He was also sent to Tinian as a backup crew for the Hiroshima and Nagasaki missions, though
  167. WW2 Ace - 15 Kills - USAAF - DSC
  168. 'Commanding Officer Royal Air Force Pilot, Hawker Hunter F Mk.5, Northolt, Middlesex'
  169. One of the Last Surviving Ground Crew Member from The Hindenburg Disaster. Born: 1920
  170. WW2 Luftwaffe Ace and Me262 pilot.
  171. Radio operator, 'Bockscar,' plane that dropped bomb on Nagasaki
  172. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  173. Test pilot, of the 412th Test Wing
  174. The first Australian woman to parachute from an aeroplane on Australian soil
  175. Flight aviator
  176. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  177. Test pilot D-558, X-4, X-5, M2F1
  178. Russian Cosmonaut/flew three manned space flights -- Vostok 5, Soyuz 22 & Soyuz 37
  179. Naval admiral (1888-1957), first to fly over the North Pole and South Pole; recipient of Medal of Honor;
  180. Mercury 13 Female Candidate & Aviator
  181. WWII Flying Tigers Ground Crew
  182. Tuskegee Airmen
  183. Doolittle Raiders 'Navigator crew #13'
  184. Kim Campbell  (2)
    Pilot of U.S. Air Force, awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross for action in aerial combat after flying a mission over Baghdad/Iraq
  185. Air Demonstration Squadron
  186. Col USAF (RET) WWII 6 Victory Ace, 479th fighter group
  187. St. Lt. 339th Fighter Squadron; Yamamoto Mission April 18th 1943 flew the p-40, p-39, p-38, p-43, p-51, p-80, t-33 and 56 others
  188. WW2 Pilot
  189. WWII: 506th Bomb Squadron, S 44th Bomb Group, 8th AF; shot down, became a POW. On Oct. 14th, 1947, he flew the B-29 carrying the X-1 in which Gen. Chuck Yeager broke the speed of sound. 2months later he began flight test work with the YB-49 Flying Wing
  190. First USMC Ace during WWII--[18 victories]
  191. B-24 Liberator Pilot/32 missions w/747 Squadron/456 Bomber Group/Noted Aviation Artist
  192. Tail Gunner 'Enola Gay'
  193. ace (WW2)
  194. Lieutenant General William Keir 'Bill' Carr, CMM, DFC, OStJ, CD (born March 19, 1923) is a retired Canadian Air Force officer. As the first commander of Air Command, he has been described as the father of the modern Canadian Air Force
  195. Ann Shaw Carter holds the distinction of being Whirly Girl #2. She was the first woman in the United States licensed to fly a helicopter. She flew, among others, the Bell 47B, the world?s first commercially certified helicopter. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Ann
  196. Tuskegee Airmen
  197. Tuskegee Airman
  198. youngest female to fly a plane across america
  199. Ralph Carter  (2)
    Early Birds of Aviation Member/Soloed 1911
  200. Flight aviator, chief test pilot Boeing
  201. Retired 4 star USAF General. Former commander of Strategic Air Command. Flew final flight of continuous airborne Operation Looking Glass
  202. Flight aviator, NACA test pilot
  203. Air force general
  204. WWII American Fighter - Ace (9 Victs.)- USAAF
  205. JFK - Air Force One flight engineer 1961-1980; served for John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Chappel was in Dallas on 22 November 1963
  206. Lead Air Crash Investigator in the Lockerbie Bombing on board Pan Am Flight 103 that occurred December 21st 1988
  207. Brig. Gen. E. Daniel Cherry is commander, U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service, and deputy chief of staff for recruiting service and commissioning programs, Headquarters Air Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. currently retired
  208. U.S. Marine Corps officer, first American who received the British Distinquished Flying Cross since World War II on March 21, 2007. Major of the USMC
  209. Flight aviator or test pilot on F-100/F-107/F-108/YF-12/XP-86/P-80/P-59/P-40/A-36/P-47/FW-190/ME-262/A6M - ZERO/KI-45
  210. WWII Pilot Ace- Part of the famous ''Zemke's Wolfpack''--[21 victories]
  211. Flying Tigers-armorer
  212. WWII veteran, B-17 bomber pilot, born 1923. Professor Emeritus, U of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering. Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame
  213. WW2 fighter ace - 7 Kills - US Navy - Navy Cross
  214. Ground crew for many early blimps including Akron and Hindenburg
  215. US fortieth and last Fighter Jet Ace of the Korean War. Flew F-80s, F-84s, F-86s, F-100s, F-101s, F-4s and F-111s
  216. Retired American Air Force lieutenant general and flying ace, born November 13, 1927. Was commander of the Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As of October 2019, only living American fighter ace of the Korean War
  217. WWII pilot - Battle of Britain
  218. German pilot
  219. Member of the Flying Tigers (AVG) WWII
  220. aviator
  221. He and Ross Perot Jr. on 30 September 1982, completed the 1st around-the-world helicopter flight when they landed Spirit of Texas at their starting point at Dallas, Texas
  222. Professional Speaker/1966, while flying combat missions over N. Vietnam, Captain Gerald Coffees reconnaissance jet was downed by enemy fire. He parachuted but was captured immediately & spent the next 7 years as a Prisoner of War in the Hanio Hilton
  223. Tuskegee Airmen
  224. Jimmy Doolittle's copilot in the first bomber to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet on the famous Tokyo Raid/Doolittle Raiders
  225. Hindenburg Survivor Born: 04/18/1914
  226. WWII Fighter pilot. Flew P-47s and P-51s. 4-kills, including a German ME 262 jet fighter on 31 March 1945. 78th Fighter Group, ETO
  227. Test pilot
  228. A-12 pilot, CIA pilot
  229. American WWII Fighter Ace (6 Victs.)- USAAF
  230. 'One of few Nurses to Tuskegee Airmen' 'Received Gold Medal from President Bush with Tuskegee Airmen'
  231. P-47 Thunderbolt Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 56th Fighter Group
  232. WW2 Flying Ace - USAAF - 12 Kills - DSC
  233. Goodyear Blimp Pilot
  234. 'Brigadier General'
  235. George Cooper  (2)
    X-4 test pilot
  236. 419th FLTS project pilot
  237. KCB, CBE, DSO, MC 5/27/1887-1985) British Army officer & linguist. Lieutenant-General in charge of air defense of Great Britain. 1940 he went to France to help evacuate British troops from Cherbourg, boarding the last ship to leave port
  238. Test pilot! Named 1966 Pilot of the Year by the International Order of Characters, Cotton has been awarded a Legion of Merit, Air Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal and the Aerospace Walk of Honor (1997)
  239. Flew 193 miles in a lawn chair strapped to helium balloons (Bend, Oregon - 07/07/07)
  240. US Marine aviator, born 1936. Served as the recovery helicopter co-pilot for some early NASA Mercury flights, including first US man in space Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and Ham the Chimp before the manned missions. Served in Vietnam also
  241. James Cox  (2)
    LCDR - US NAVY Blue Angels
  242. Original Tuskegee Airmen, was one of the first African Americans in the country and the first from Arkansas to be trained by the federal government as a civilian licensed pilot. Born 01/13/1919
  243. Tuskegee Airmen, WWII
  244. Test Pilot
  245. Doolittle's Raiders crew #10 Navigator/Bombadier
  246. WW2 Veteran-Bataan Death March
  247. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace with the 357th fighter Squadron and 355th Fighter Group - 5 Kills - POW - USAAF - DSC
  248. World war 2 fighter ace- 7 Kills - USAAF, Born Jan 17, 1919
  249. 'Tuskegee Airmen' '617th Bomber Squadron Pilot'
  250. WWII Australian Fighter Pilot Ace-5.66 (RAF) 260 Squadron
  251. worls war 2 air ace
  252. WW2 Marine Flying Ace
  253. Korean War Fighter Ace (5 kills)- USAF
  254. WW2 Fighting Flying Ace, 52nd FG - 14 Kills - USAAF - DSC
  255. Parachute jumper
  256. WW2 air ace - 9 Kills - USAAF. Flew P-38, P-80 and P-84
  257. WWII fighter Ace/ Watergate scandal figure - 15 Kills - USAAF - DSC
  258. pilot of the first liquid fuel rocket
  259. United Airlines pilot, flew United's last DC-8 flight in 1991
  260. Tuskegee Airmen
  261. British WWII Flying Ace credited with 17 victories
  262. Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron FA-18 Flight Demonstration Pilot
  263. First pilot in the USA to fly a turbo-prop-powered airplane - Convair?s experimental XP-81 fighter, developed for the United States Air Force in 1945. He also flight tested the following aircraft types:- BT-13,BT-15,P-66,XP-54,XP-81,XA-41,A-31 and A-35
  264. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (WWII-5.5 Kills) USN, VF-18/36
  265. Commanded the Tuskegee Airmen in WWII Born 1912
  266. Baloon driver
  267. Air America Pilot
  268. Retired Air Force Colonel/Vietnam Veteran
  269. Tuskegee Airmen
  270. Tuskegee Airmen
  271. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  272. Tail gunner, 'Bockscar' (plane that dropped bomb on Nagasaki..)
  273. WWI veteran. Oldest man in world. Born 1891. Lives in Puerto Rico
  274. Pilot
  275. Retired Captain of the Royal Air Force. The oldest surviving knight of the Military Order of William , and this the last of the Royal Air Force of World war 2. Born: 07/23/1914
  276. Former Tuskegee Airmen (Flew B-25 and T-6) & University Michigan football player; helped Michigan win 1948 Rose Bowl
  277. 'Wife of Doolittle Raider Jacob Deshazer'
  278. Doolittle's Raiders 'Crew #16/Bat out of Hell' Bombadier' 'Missionary to Japan for 30 years after Doolittle Raid'
  279. WW2 Flying Ace, Age 92, '8 Victories' Silver Star-DFC with 3 Gold Stars, Air Medal with 4 Gold Stars!
  280. Flight aviator
  281. engineer of the memphis belle
  282. Leon & Mike Donnet took a Stampe SV4 aircraft under the noses of the German enemy in WW2 Belgium, repaired the plane & excaped occupied enemy territory. This done July 4th 1941. Later joined British Royal Air Force
  283. WWII Romanian Ace with 11 Victories
  284. Test pilot
  285. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  286. Colonel Air Force One Pilot for President Clinton and Bush II
  287. Mike Donnet & Leon Divoy in occupied German Belgium Territory, discovered damaged Stampe SV4 aircraft, repaired it & flew it to safty under the German enemy's noses on July 4th 1941. Later both joined the British Royal Air Force
  288. CMOH recipient, Famed WWII Air Commander
  289. Son of General Jimmy Doolittle
  290. Flying Tigers-clerk
  291. From November 25 to 26, 1981, Hélène Dorigny and Michel Arnould set a new hot-air balloon distance record of 717 miles (1154 km) while piloting their balloon, 'Semiramis.'
  292. Pioneer flight aviator
  293. WW2 P-47 Thunderbolt Flying Ace(Medals out the Wazoo)
  294. Eric Doyle  (2)
    Commanding Officer and flight leader for the Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
  295. Author 'Life On a Short Fuse' /War or Conflict Korean War, 1950-1953 Air Force/Korea/Vietnam War, 1961-1975/Lieutenant Colonel/Served as a Fighter Pilot; a Command Pilot; a Test Pilot; and an Instructor Pilot
  296. WW2, Battle of Britain pilot and ace in the RAF.
  297. Royal Navy Hot Air Balloon Co-Pilot
  298. Tuskegee Airmen/Civilian Instructor 1942-1945
  299. German pilot
  300. P-51 Mustang Ace during WWII-[6 victories] Member of the 361st Fighter Group - Air Force Cross
  301. US Navy Flying Ace, VF-31 - 5 Kills
  302. Former U.S. General, U.S. Air Force
  303. Tuskegee Airmen; 99th Pursuit Squadron and 332nd Fighter Group; author of 'A-Train: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman'
  304. Flight aviator
  305. WWII German Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot Ace 5 victories flew the pik as, jg 53
  306. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot)
  307. US Navy Fighter 7 victory ace, WWII was the first F6F Hellcat pilot to down a Zero - Navy Cross
  308. WWII - Fighter Ace, 7 victories; Pacific Theater; US Navy, Navy Cross. One of the first F6F Hellcat nightfighter pilots
  309. WWII Pilot Ace-- Flew the P-40,47& 51-[9 victories]
  310. Flight engineer on United Flight 232
  311. African-American sculptor and former test pilot who was the first African American to be trained as an astronaut
  312. 'Commanding Officer Royal Navy'
  313. Youngest woman to have traveled around the globe in a single-engine plane, completing the journey on July 11, 2014; named after legendary pilot Amelia Earhart
  314. World war 2 Fighter Ace - - 13 Kills -9th af mustang pilot, flew the p-51, p-80, l-5, c-47a, c-53, b-25, c-78, c-45, t-33, f-84g, rf-84f, b-17f
  315. Lockheed Test Pilot First pilot to fly the YF-12A Second pilot to fly the SR-71 Third pilot to fly the A-12 Chief test pilot during testing of Convair YB-58A Author of YF-12 flight Manual
  316. WASP, Flew the bt-19, p-47, p-39, p-40, p-51, p-63
  317. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  318. Tuskegee Airmen
  319. WWII US fighter pilot, Eagle Squadrons, 4th Fighter Group
  320. Commander 325 Fighter Wing
  321. German rocket-propulsion engineer & advocate for space colonization/He worked at Peenemünde as a propulsion engineer from 1942-1945, then to USA with other German rocket scientists & technicians under 'Operation Papercli
  322. Canadian commercial helicopter pilot. He is a 'pioneer in the development of high altitude winch rescue and mountain flying techniques'. He is Canada's first commercial helicopter pilot who was not previously a fixed-wing pilot
  323. 'Tuskegee Airmen' one of their Aircraft Mechanics
  324. Mary Ellis  (3)
    Last surviving female WW2 Spitfire pilot
  325. Tuskegee Airmen
  326. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  327. Flight aviator
  328. 'Dr. Werner Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  329. WWII-Pilot, Lt. USAF (Ret.), 366th Fighter Group, 391st Fighter Squadron
  330. World War 2, Iwo Jima vet, and P-51 pilot
  331. Former Israeli flying ace, pilot
  332. Test Pilot for the B-36
  333. WW2 WASP appointed Squadron Commander for the 6th Ferry Command/only woman during war to be awarded the Air Medal for her service/Flew medium-size bombers A-20, A-26 and B-25, the cargo craft DC-3, C-54 & mighty B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
  334. Night Fighter LTC
  335. (12/4/1918?7/23/2011 Academic/"Father of cryonics" from impact of his book The Prospect of Immortality/Considered pioneer transhumanist from his book Man into Superman. Founded Cryonics Institute & Immortalist Society/His body Cryopreserved
  336. Tuskegee Airmen
  337. Senior Vice President at Google, holds the World Record for highest Stratosphere jump
  338. WW2 Flying Ace, Eagle Squadron 121, 335th FS 4th Fighter Group, 359th Fighter Group - 6 Kills - USAAF
  339. Pilot
  340. Test Pilot
  341. WW2 Air Gunner manning a ball turret of a B-17 Flying Fortress/French President Francois Hollande had installed him as a chevalier, chevalier you know is a knight in that country's Legion of Honor
  342. Spanish Civil War flying ace
  343. Polish pilot who flew with the RAF 635, 639 and 303 squadrons during WWII. He lives in Canada
  344. John Farley  (2)
    In 1963 Test Pilot on the RAE Aerodynamics Research Flight at Bedford. During this tour he flew all the UK research aircraft then flying. Flown over 80 different aircraft types, both fixed and rotary wing. 19 years of Harrier programme test flying.
  345. USMC Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of VMF-312
  346. Gay activist
  347. WWII - Fighter Ace, Pacific. 9 victories, 4 probable's, 9 more aircraft damaged. He flew with VF-5 (USS Yorktown) during the Battle of Midway; took part in many of the key battles in the Pacific, from Guadalcanal to Iwo Jima
  348. F-15 test pilot
  349. Bombardier 'Enola Gay'
  350. WWII Black Widow Airplane Pilot
  351. Radioman/Gunner on TBF Avenger, Torpedo Squadron 8, (VT-8). Battle of Midway, WWII, 4 June 1942. Of the six Avengers, Ferrier's was the only one to return. Ferrier was wounded along with his pilot, the top gunner was killed. He was awarded DFC & PH
  352. WWII Navy Cross recipient and pilot, helped sink japanese battleship yamato
  353. 97 Year old WW 2 Air Force Gunner He now lives in Edison, New Jersey
  354. Dr. Wernher Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member
  355. P-51 Mustang Ace during WWII-[8 victories] Member of the 325th Fighter Group
  356. B-1 test pilot
  357. pilot retraced amellia earhart's route
  358. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  359. American Korean War Fighter Ace - 10 Victories
  360. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  361. First Pilot of WW2 B-17 'Mission Belle' and author of 'The Lucky Bastard Club'
  362. John Flanagan  (3)
    'Tuskegee Airmen', Communication Tech., WWII
  363. Test pilot
  364. WWII - Fighter Ace, 6 victories; flew the P-47; 348th Fighter Group, Pacific Theater
  365. Administrator of NASA/National Aeronautics and Space Administration who gained the approval of the Nixon Administration on January 5, 1972, to develop the Space Shuttle as the follow-on human space flight effort of the agency
  366. American WWII - Pilot, USAAF, co-pilot of 'The Peacemaker'
  367. First woman to pilot a B-52 Bomber and author or the book Charged
  368. WWII Flying Tigers (clerk)
  369. WW2 US Navy Flying Ace, VF-15 - 5 Kills
  370. American pilot in World War 2, completed 35 bombing raids on German Targets
  371. World war 2 fighter ace (9 Victs.) - Flew P-38 Lightning; 475th Fighter Group 'Satan's Angels.', Pacific Theater
  372. WWII Marine Ace- shot down 26 Japanese planes- LIFE cover June 7, 1943, awarded the congressional medal of honor
  373. Charles Basil Foster (born January 17, 1923) is an English-born Canadian publicist, newspaper editor, author and songwriter. He was born in Cheshire, England. During World War II he was a pilot with the Royal Air Force
  374. Flying Tigers-Nurse;named Foster in 1941, Petach in 1942
  375. Part of raid of WWII POW camp Cabanatuan 'The Great Raid
  376. Engineer and a leading pioneer in Canada?s space programme. He played a leading role in the design, construction and application of Canada's first satellite, the Alouette
  377. Stunt Pilot
  378. Flight (aviator)
  379. Last Hindenburg Crewman Alive. Currently resides in Germany. Born: 05/22/1922
  380. WWII veteran; 101st Airborne, 506th PIR, Easy Company - one of the original Band of Brothers
  381. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  382. Flying Tigers-armorer
  383. Designer PZL 104 Wilga, PZL 130 Orlik, Flaris LAR01
  384. USAF Colonel, Pilot, and War Hero
  385. research pilot at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Facility, Edwards, California
  386. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot)
  387. Research test pilot XB-60 & X-15 aircraft & other aircraft. Flew B-29 & B-50 which launched X-1 & X-2 rocket plane. 1966 became chief test pilot @ NASA Dryden Flight Research Facility where he tested X-15, 747 Shuttle Carri
  388. Flight (aviator)
  389. WWII and Korean War Ace-[28 victories - WWII and 6.5 victories -Korea]!
  390. air force general
  391. Navigator on the 'Necessary Evil', the nickname of the B-29 Superfortress that accompanied the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Born: 03/23/1923
  392. Aviatrix who won 5 Gold Medals during the World Aerobatic Championship in Salon-de-Provence, France
  393. USAAF General WW2 fighter Ace, 357th FG 363rd FS, 7 Kills, POW
  394. Sergeant/ assistant flight engineer, Bocks Car Crew, WW II, Nagasaki
  395. World War II German fighter pilot
  396. Pilot during World War 2 and a member of WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  397. 'Squadron Leader Royal Air Force Pilot'
  398. Flight aviator 1963 military astronaut candidate
  399. Astronaut' Skylab 3, STS-9, Spacelab 1, Brother to Space Traveler Richard Garriott de Cayeux
  400. Canadian pilot
  401. 'Easy Company' 'Member of a Band of Brothers'
  402. Decorated World War II fighter pilot and a former racing driver from Australia
  403. 'Dr. Werner Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  404. WW2 Ace with 21 victories.
  405. Flight (aviator)
  406. Air Force 2nd Lt. & Miss Arkansas USA 2007 !
  407. WW2 air ace - 8 Kills - USAAF
  408. Flight aviator 1967 group 6 astronaut candidate
  409. Marine Corp Attack pilot - flew two tours of combat duty during WWII
  410. astronaut
  411. Venezuelan Air Force director, president of Conviasa Airlines
  412. Israeli Flying Ace, retired Brigadier General, Israeli Air Force
  413. An American military officer who helped develop strategic bombing theory and practice. Giles was named commanding general of the Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean Area in April 1945 and was in charge of planning the final B-29 Superfortress air attacks
  414. WWII: P-38J Lightning and P-51D Mustang fighter pilot with the 343d Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group
  415. First man to fly the SR-71 Spy plane. Lives in Palmdale, CA.
  416. WWII-Pilot from USA, flew P-47s on 50 combat missions during World War II, Author of 'P-47 Pilots: The Fighter-Bomber Boys'
  417. German Luftwaffe ace of WWII, 71 victories
  418. Nona M. Goard was an aviatrix who was an early parachute jumper, pilot, and wing-walker
  419. 'Royal Navy & Royal Navy Air Service' 'Commander RNZAF South Pacific 1941-1943'
  420. WW 2 fighter Ace--[11 victories]
  421. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  422. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  423. One of 1st inductees to Black Aviation Hall of Fame/Became a part-time stunt flyer with the legendary airshow impresario Bill Sweet/Member of the Kansas Senate
  424. Laker Skytrain MacDonnell DC10 G-Belo 'Southern Belle' Pilot
  425. Tuskegee Airmen, Involved in the Freeman Field mutiny where a racist commander not allowing blacks & whites to talk to each other, & not allowing the black officer into the officer club. Also led to 162 black officers walked into the club and arrested
  426. Former British test pilot and Royal Navy officer. Pilot during WWII. Inventor of the mirror-sight deck landing system for aircraft carriers
  427. WWII Pilot-fighter Ace-- Flew the P-47 & 51--30 kills- 15 air- 15 gound USAAF - POW - DSC
  428. WWII Australian Ace-5.5 victories, RAF 607 Squadron
  429. Pilot of X20 Dynasour
  430. Flight aviator mercury 13 astronaut candidate 1960
  431. Test pilot - Jetstar prototype airplane
  432. Red Bull Air Race Pilot. Airshow performer
  433. WWII Hump Pilot (680 Flights), Author (Himalayan Rogue: A Pilot's Odessey - 1994), CNAC 1942-1947
  434. Flying Tigers-crew chief
  435. Air Force B-2 Test Pilot and FedEx Pilot
  436. American WWII - Pilot, USAAC, Member of combat mission 'Yamamoto Mission' in October 1942
  437. Sr-71 test pilot
  438. 'Dr. Werner Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  439. World War II RAF Eagle Squadron Pilot and 5 victory ace
  440. (WWII Pilot - Tuskegee Airmen)
  441. Tuskegee Airmen
  442. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (WWII-5.25 Kills) US Navy, VF-10. Flew Hellcats and Corsairs
  443. WWII - Ace Pilot (Europe and Africa, 1943-1944) 18 victories
  444. WWII Flying Tiger Pilot
  445. WWII pilot, born 1920. First mission was as a dive bomber at the Battle of Midway, Battle of Guadacanal and Battle of Tokyo. Flew SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber
  446. Col. Robert Grimes, an Army Air Forces pilot flew a B-17 bomber during World War II
  447. German Flying Ace Of World War II
  448. WWII Fighter Ace, 354th Fighter Group, 6 victories - USAAF
  449. Rocket Scientist, 'Dr. Werner Von Braun's Team'
  450. 'Dr. Werner Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  451. WWII - Fighter Ace - USAAF - 8 Kills
  452. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  453. One of the last living crewmembers (1917-2002) of the Hindenburg that survived the 1937 crash. Served as a ship cook, he jumped to safety through an opening in the ship and ran to safety as the ship fell behind him
  454. Easy Company' 'Member of a Band of Brothers'
  455. LCDR - US NAVY Blue Angels
  456. Tuskegee Airman- Pilot
  457. Tuskegee Airmen- Pilot
  458. Maj.Gen. Patrick J. Halloran is deputy director for strategic command, control and communications systems, Command, Control and Communications Systems Directorate, Joint Staff, Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington,D.C.
  459. Col. USAF pilot in the Berlin Airlift known as the 'candy Bomber' dropped candy to children from his plane over Berlin, flew the A-26, B-25, C-47, C-54 and C-74
  460. Flight Steward who served on Air Force One for Kennedy through Ford. Flew JFK into Dallas, then helped tear out seats to fit the casket in after the shot. Stayed in the area with Jackie Kennedy and JFK's body during the flight back to DC.
  461. Ww2 bombarder b-52
  462. WW2 Spitfire pilot and Flight Commander who received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his attacks on enemy aircraft. Born: 1916 and recently reached his 100th birthday. Lives in a care home in Ammanford, South Wales, UK
  463. USAF Col. (ret.) credited with the only known shoot down of a MiG with cannon fire above supersonic speed (Vietnam-June 2, 1972)
  464. Test pilot
  465. U.S. Navy Ace WWII--[6 victories]- 1st USA Ace in a Day - Navy Cross
  466. German pilot
  467. WWII TBF Avenger torpedo dive bomber pilot. Battle of Midway and the Battle of Guadalcanal. Torpedo Squadron 8. Received two Navy Crosses and three Air Medals. Featured in book, 'A Dawn Like Thunder.'
  468. radio operator (memphis belle)
  469. Samurai of the sky/Japanese Zero Pilot WW2/19 Victories/Public Speaker/Imperial Japanese Navy, and graduated from the service's 35th fighter pilot course/Lives @ NAGANO, Japan/http://ww2db.com/person-bio.php?person-id=777
  470. WWII Pilot - Tuskegee Airmen. B-29, B-36, P-47, P-51, B-57, KC-97 and AC-119K
  471. Bell X-1 PILOT, Early experimental research test pilot for the X-1 aircraft, and program manager for the Lifting Body program! Survived crash landing in F-94C in 1954
  472. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) (flew the pt-19, BT-13, AT-6, BT-13n and B-17)
  473. Pioneering stewardess and WWII nurse, born 1916. Special duty nurse for Air Force Gen. Hap Arnold, after having been one of Delta's first ever stewardesses from 1940-43
  474. Tuskegee Pilot
  475. Tuskegee Airmen
  476. Wife Tuskegee Airman/NASA's highest ranking black female in 1973 when she was fired for seeking equal opportunity for blacks at NASA/Author 'The Harlem Princess'
  477. WWII Fighter Pilot Aviation Ace (WWII-9 Kills) US Navy, VF-17/18
  478. American Pilot,Astroaut, Born:10/20/1921
  479. Pilot British Aerospace
  480. top fighter ace in the world- 353 kills in ww2 on russian front
  481. Canadian pilot who got lost in the north west terriotories and was found after 31 days
  482. Pioneer military aviator who survived 10 days in Alaska's wilderness after crashing in around-the-world flight attempt in 1924/1941 commanded an around-the-world flight of 24,600 miles set record of 121 hours & 55 minute
  483. James Harvey  (2)
    Tuskegee Airmen
  484. Avation pioneer who held most of the city to city speed records in the states. gave airehart her first ride in an airplane
  485. British Engineering Professor on the developement of jet engine. Born: 05/22/1913
  486. WWII WASP -womens army service pilot, Flew the pt-17, at-6, bt-13, uc-78
  487. Holds the world record for oldest person to skydive
  488. WWII US Fighter Pilot
  489. airline pilot hero
  490. Vietnam - Last Flight From Da Nang, pilot. Ken is the pilot of the famous 'Last Flight from Da Nang' on March 29, 1975, when World Airways owner Ed Daly took his 727-100 to Da Nang which had become Vietcong-controlled
  491. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-5 victories, US Navy, VF-18 USS Intrepid
  492. 95 Year old RAF Wing commander of 158th squadron, RAF
  493. Member of Pappy Boyington's Black Sheep Squadron
  494. WWII: 32nd Bomb Squadron, 301st Bomb Broup; Herbert Heilbrun piloted a B-17 Flying Fortress and was escorted by the Tuskegee Airmen. 32 missions including Linz, Austria, and Brux, Czechoslovakia, After the war test pilot at Wright Field, Dayton Ohio
  495. Super Bowl Sunday 1969 he hijacked United Airlines flight to Havana. A former Green Beret, his mission to get Fidel Castro. Reds boarded a 727 from Miami forced pilot to fly to Cuba. He had the pilot send a message, 'Tell Fidel, El Rojo is coming.'
  496. Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron FA-18 Flight Demonstration Pilot