Oliver Le Boutillier
Oliver Le Boutillier
Oliver Colin Le Boutillier
  • Country: United States
  • Rank: Captain
  • Service: Royal Naval Air Service Royal Air Force
  • Units: 9 Naval (RNAS) 209 (RAF)
  • Victories: 10
  • Date Of Birth: May 24 1894
  • Date Of Death: May 12 1983
  • Place of Death: Las Vegas, Nevada

Le Boutillier participated in the dogfight in whichManfred von Richthofen was killed. When the war ended, he returned to the United States where he became a skywriter and gave Amelia Earhart her first lesson on twin engined aircraft. As a Hollywood stunt pilot, Le Boutillier appeared in eighteen movies including "Hell's Angels." In all, he had 19,000 hours of flight time when his flying career finally ended.