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- proper n. An equivalent of the Red Baron, ace fighter pilot.
- proper n. A hotshot fighter pilot with many air-to-air kills.
From Red Baron, nickname of Baron Manfred von Richthofen, who flew a red fighter. (Wiktionary)
When the Red Baron reports were completed and finally analyzed years later, it was far too late to apply the data.