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List of famous male fighter pilots, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male fighter pilots list contains the most prominent and top males known for being fighter pilots. There are thousand of males working as fighter pilots in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic fighter pilots have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a fighter pilot then the people below should give you inspiration.

List ranges from Ed Broadbent to Ilan Ramon and more.

While this isn't a list of all male fighter pilots, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male fighter pilots?" and "Who are the best male fighter pilots?"
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Fighter Pilots
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John Sidney McCain III is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 United States presidential election. McCain followed his father and grandfather, both four-star admirals, into the United States Navy, graduating from the U.S. Naval ...more

Age: 80

Birthplace: Coco Solo

Profession: Pilot, Statesman, Politician, Military Officer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Face the Nation, Television's Vietnam, Why We Fight, Ethos

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#22 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#30 on The Best Political Nicknames

#16 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#2 on Republicans Who Are the Best at Reaching Across the Aisle

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Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Fighter Pilots
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Buzz Aldrin is an American engineer and former astronaut, and the second person to walk on the Moon. He was the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. He set foot on the Moon at 03:15:16 on July 21, 1969, following mission commander Neil Armstrong. He is also a ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Pilot, Astronaut, Author, Actor, Writer, + more

Credits: Tom Green Live, The Big Bang Theory, Space Brothers, Mass Effect 3

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#19 on The Coolest Celebrity Octogenarians

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Walter Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Fighter Pilots
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Ronnie Walter Cunningham, better known as Walt Cunningham, is a retired American astronaut. In 1968, he was the Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 7 mission. He was NASA's third civilian astronaut, and has also been a fighter pilot, physicist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author of The ...more

Age: 85

Birthplace: Creston, Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Astronaut, Fighter pilot

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Alexey Leonov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Fighter Pilots
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Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force Major General. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extra-vehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk. ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Listvyanka, Irkutsky District, Irkutsk Oblast

Profession: Astronaut, Fighter pilot

Credits: Apollo 13: To the Edge and Back

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