Pilots from the Jacquet fighter group. Willy Coppens is the first from the right, Fernand Jacquet, is the third
Pilots from the Jacquet fighter group.

Belgium was on the frontline of the Great War from the first to the last day of conflict. Many of the newest innovations in aerial combat were used first in Belgium

Pilot's Name Victories
Capt. Willy Coppens 37
Lt. de Meulemeester 11
Lt. Edmond Thieffry 10
Capt. Fernand Jacquet 7
Sgt. Adolphe duBois d'Aische 6
Lt. Jan Olieslagers 6
There are 5 other Belgian aces having between 5 and 9 victories.