10 Crazy Tales Of Impressive Pilots

Hugh Thompson

Hugh Thompson, an American helicopter pilot in the Army, saved hundreds of Vietnamese villagers after he landed between the village and fellow soldiers. He threatened to open fire on his own men if they would not leave the villagers alone.

Phil Rasmussen

Phil Rasmussen, one of the few Americans to shoot down a Japanese pilot during Pearl Harbor, was wearing nothing but pajamas and using an obsolete model of airplane.