American Aces with the
British Royal Air Force
World War II, 1939-1945
 
 
 
 
Each Pilot is listed alphabetically by last name
  Fractional credits are used when a single downing
of an enemy aircraft is credited to more then 1 pilot.
This occurs when a number of pilots are shooting at,
and attacking the same aircraft.
 
 
  USAAF=U. S. Army Air Force
RCAF=Royal Canadian
 
 
Hawker Hurricane flown
by Wing Commander
Lance C. Wade, the
highest-scoring American in the Royal Air Force with
23 confirmed victories.
 
     
"Eagles Prey"
Flight Lieutenant Carroll C, McColpin
started flying at age 16 and never
attended a formal military pilot training program. McColpin is credited with
8 victories while flying with
various Eagle Squadrons
 
Word War II Aces

Wartime Rank / Name A-Z Squadron / Group Credits Notes
 
Fit. Lt. John F. Barrick 17
5
 
Sqdn. Ldr. John H. Curry 601
7.33
 
Sqdn. Ldr. Gregory A. Daymond 71
7
 
Plt. Off. William R. Dunn 71, 513/406 USAAF
5
 
Flt. Lt. Charles E. Edinger 410 RCAF
6
 
Flt. Lt. Selden R. Edner 121
5
 
Sqdn. Ldr. David C. Fairbanks 501, 274. 3
12.5
 
Flt. Lt. Edward L. Gimbel 401. 403, 421 All RCAF
5
 
Flt. Lt. Clarence M. Jasper 418
5
 
Flt. Lt. Paul G. Johnson 421 RCAF
5
 
Flt. Lt. Ripley O. Jones 126
7.7
 
Wg. Cdr. George C. Keefer 274, 412 RCAF, 126Wg, 125Wg
13
 
Sqdn. Ldr. John J. Lynch 71, 249
13
 
Flt. Lt. Jackson B. Mahon 121
5
 
Flt. Lt. Carroll W. McColpin 71, 133
8
 
Flt. Lt. James E. Peck 232, 121, 126, ?/52 USAAF
5
 
Sqdn. Ldr. Chesley G. Peterson 71,4FG USAAF
6
 
Flt. Lt. Donald M. Pieri 442, 412
6
 
Plt. Off. Reade F. Tilley 121, 601, 126
7
 
Wg. Cdr. Lance C. Wade 33, 145
23
 
Plt. Off. Claude Weaver III 185, 403 RCAF
12.5
 
Sqd. Ldr. Henry P.M. Zary 421 RCAF, 403 RCAF
5
 
   
 
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