World War We German fighter pilot who was simply nicknamed and feared as “The Crimson Baron.” He was victorious in over eighty Globe War I air flow battles and continues to be among the world’s most well-known fighter pilots. He competed in gymnastics, hunting and horseback riding in his youngsters. He piloted a Fokker Dr. I triplane, which he colored reddish in January 1917. He was created in to the Prussian aristocracy. He influenced a era of pioneering aviators, including Charles Lindbergh.