in number of aerial victories with 18.
Billy Bishop, Roland Garros, Mick Mannock and Eddie Rickenbacker
are all examples of what?
Hampton writes of the Lafayette Escadrille in the Great War and brings to life such icons as Manfred von Richthofen, Eddie Rickenbacker
, Roland Garros, and Albert Ball, and others.
was America's most successful fighter ace in the war, with 26 aerial victories.
The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker
, and Jimmy Doolittle--who defined aviation during the great age of flight.
Other AFA exemplars include Orville Wright, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker
, Brigadier Gen.
The aviators; Eddie Rickenbacker
, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight.
The last of the original owners was replaced in 1927 by America's ace of aces from World War I, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker
Famous pilots and WWI fighter aces such as Eddie Rickenbacker
, Ernst Udet, and Edward "Mick" Mannock visited the Olds home frequently when Robin was a boy.
During which war was Eddie Rickenbacker
a fighter pilot?
Famed drivers of the era competed there, including Wetmore's friend Eddie Rickenbacker
, later a renowned World War I flying ace.
A distinguished career pilot himself Gibby is well qualified to narrate some of the notable flight exploits of Eddie Rickenbacker
James Norman Hall and Antoine de Saint-Exupery.