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Clive Caldwell

By Rowdy on March 25, 2008 in FU Heroes

Group Captain Clive “Killer” Caldwell was the all time leading ace of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). He apparently never cared too much for his nick name “Killer” which he earned based on his ability to employ the gun both in the air and on the ground.Read More >

David McCampbell

By admin on February 9, 2008 in FU Heroes

Captain David McCampbell. "All available fighter pilots! Man your planes!" boomed the squawk box in Essex' ready room on October 24, 1944.Read More >

Eddie Rickenbacker

By Jolly on January 28, 2008 in FU Heroes

  Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was commander of the 94th Pursuit Squadron, Hat in the Ring Squadron, during World War 1. He became the top American Ace of the WW 1 and won our nations highest military award, The Medal of Honor.Read More >

Erich Hartmann

By Jolly on January 12, 2008 in FU Heroes

Erich Hartmann. 352 kills. Erich “Bubi” Hartmann is the undisputed ace of aces. During a two and a half year period, October 1942 to May 1945, he flew 1404 combat missions on Germany’s World War II eastern front.Read More >

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