"The duty of the fighter pilot is to patrol his area of the sky, and shoot down any enemy fighters in that area. Anything else is rubbish."
― Baron Manfred von Richthofen
"To Tatsuma Sakamoto, flying a ship is like moving his own arms and legs."
― Gintoki Sakata (Gintama)
"He was the best starpilot in the galaxy..."
― Obi-Wan Kenobi, discussing Anakin Skywalker to his son, Luke Skywalker (Star Wars)
"There ain't nothin' an ol Jet jockey like me can't pilot."
― Ben Grimm/The Thing (Marvel Comics)
"Fel is the best Imperial pilot alive."
― Tycho Celchu (Star Wars Legends) on his former piloting teacher, Soontir Fel

The ability to be extremely skilled in piloting aircrafts/spacecrafts. Variation of Vehicle Intuition.

Also Called

  • Ace Pilot
  • Aircraft Intuition
  • Enhanced Aviation Skill
  • Plane Intuition
  • Spacecraft Intuition


User possesses extraordinary skill in piloting aircrafts/spacecrafts and are better than everyone else. They usually credited with shooting down several enemies during aerial combat and accounted for the majority of air-to-air victories in any battle/war.




  • Users are just normal people outside of their planes/spaceships.
  • Not invincible, as the craft can still suffer damage.
  • Users can cause unintentional damage to the surroundings.

Known Users

See Also: Ace Pilot and Improbable Piloting Skills.

  • Phoenix/Scarface 1 (Air Combat/Ace Combat 2)
  • Nemo (Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere)
  • Mobius 1 (Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies)
  • Wardog Squadron/Ghosts of Razgriz (Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War)
  • Galm Team (Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War)
  • Talisman/Garuda 1 (Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation)
  • Gryphus One (Ace Combat X: Skies of Deception)
  • Antares One (Ace Combat: Joint Assault)
  • William Bishop (Ace Combat: Assault Horizon)
  • Andrei Markov (Ace Combat: Assault Horizon)
  • H.A.W.X. squadron (Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X)
  • Strike Witches (World Witches/Strike Witches)
  • Jeff "Joker" Moreau (Mass Effect)
  • Hikaru Ichijyo (Super Dimension Fortress Macross)
  • Isamu Alva Dyson (Macross Plus)
  • Basara Nekki (Macross 7)
  • Shin Kudō (Macross Zero)
  • Alto Saotome (Macross Frontier)
  • Hayate Immelman (Macross Delta)
  • All Pilots (Aero Fighters series)
  • Launchpad McQuack (Ducktales)
  • Kevin "Ace" Koss (Gold Digger)
  • Miles "Tails" Prower (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader (Star Wars Cannon/Legends)
  • Han Solo (Star Wars)
  • Rogue Squadron (Star Wars Cannon/Legends)
    • Wedge Antilles
    • Biggs Darklighter
    • Luke Skywalker
    • Wes Janson
    • Derek "Hobbie" Klivian
    • Tycho Celchu
    • Jhoram Bey
    • Corran Horn
    • Gavin Darklighter
    • Jaina Solo
  • Lumiya (Star Wars Legends)
  • Soontir Fel (Star Wars Legends)
  • Maarek Stele (Star Wars Legends)
  • Hera Syndulla (Star Wars Rebels)
  • Poe Dameron (Star Wars)
  • Skye (PAW Patrol)
  • Ace Sorenson (Paw Patrol)
  • Owlette (PJ Masks)
  • Trevor (Grand Theft Auto 5)
  • Tatsuma Sakamoto (Gintama)
  • Colonel Steve Zodiac (Fireball XL5)
  • International Rescue (Thunderbirds)
    • Scot Tracy
    • Virgil Tracy
    • Alan Tracy
  • Hugh S. Forward/Bullseye (C.O.P.S.)
  • The Star Fox Team (Star Fox Series)
    • Fox McCloud
    • Falco Lombardi
  • Starlink Initiative (Starlink: Battle for Atlas)
  • Baloo (Talespin)
  • Pete "Maverick" Mitchell (Top Gun)
  • Lance "Spider" Webb (Top Gun: Hard Lock)
  • Captain Stephen Hiller (Independence Day)
  • Captain Jimmy Wilder (Independence Day)
  • Russel Casse (Independence Day)
  • President Thomas Whitmore (Independence Day)
  • Jake Morrison (Independence Day: Resurgence)
  • Rain Lao (Independence Day: Resurgence)
  • Dylan Dubrow-Hiller (Independence Day: Resurgence)
  • Tom Natsworthy (Mortal Engines)
  • Anna Fang (Mortal Engines)
  • Roger (Lavender Castle)
  • Ben Grimm/The Thing (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Marvel Comics)
  • Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel (Marvel Comics)
  • Hans von Hammer/Enemy Ace (DC Comics)
  • Blackhawk Squadron (DC Comics)
  • Hal Jordan/Green Lantern (DC Comics)
  • Diana Prince/Diana of Themyscira/Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Glenn Quagmire (Family Guy)
  • Tane Wilson (Silversun)
  • Black Noir (The Boys)
  • Valerie d'Avion/The Valkyrie (The Rocketeer TV series)


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