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Adolphe Pegoud - FU Hero

By Rowdy on November 15, 2008 in FU Heroes

Adolphe Pegoud. The first fighter pilot ace was a Frenchman, Adolphe Pegoud. He was an extremely accomplished and famous aviator well before the years of World War I.Read More >

David Fox - FU Hero

By Borg on November 1, 2008 in FU Heroes

  There are thousands of stories about "little" people who made big contributions and heroic efforts during their military service.Read More >

Gunther Rall - FU Hero

By admin on October 18, 2008 in FU Heroes

Lieutenant-General Günther Rall is the third most successful fighter ace in history, and the most successful ace still living.Read More >

Robbie Risner - FU Hero

By Jolly on October 4, 2008 in FU Heroes

Robbie Risner was born in Arkansas in 1925, grew up in Oklahoma, and entered the Army Air Forces in 1943. He earned his wings in May, 1944, then flew P-38s and P-39s in Panama until the war ended.Read More >

Lance Sijan - FU Hero

By Borg on September 27, 2008 in FU Heroes

Lance P. Sijan was the first graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy to receive the Medal of Honor, posthumously, for heroism above and beyond the call of duty.Read More >

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