ACE-16P Captain E.V. “Eddie” Rickenbacker
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 ? July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient.
With 26 aerial victories, he was America’s most successful fighter ace in the war.
He was also a race car driver and automotive designer, a government consultant in military matters and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines.