Distinguished Flying Cross


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  • noun

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a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight

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DAVID KNOWLES TORNADO pilot was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his role in the war's first flights.
Squadron leader Tony Gaze was a trusted colleague of the Battle of Britain hero and a highly regarded Spitfire pilot - being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross three times in 485 missions.
During Operations Desert Shield and Storm, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for destroying two critical enemy radar sites during the opening attack of Desert Storm.
He served in Bomber Command during the war, winning the Distinguished Flying Cross.
A modest man, he rarely spoke of his courage as a bomber pilot who flew 100 missions during the Second World War, for which he received the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar.
The Distinguished Flying Cross was created by Congress in 1926, and first presented to Captain Charles A.
Wallace was twice awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and also won the Distinguished Flying Medal for his work with Bomber Command.
He also served in the RAF during the Second World War and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
THE first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross was among Royal Air Force personnel honoured yesterday for exceptional courage on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and went on to have a long career in the RAF, retiring as Group Captain in 1974.
He was awarded Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Cluster and four air medals.
General Kinnard's medals include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, two awards of the Bronze Star, and four awards of the Air Medal.
He was awarded a CBE along with the Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying Cross with Bar.
In 1944, Wing Commander Ayerst was awarded the high honour of the Distinguished Flying Cross.
He went on to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross after shooting down nine planes during the war.
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