Bio: Bill Powers was an american patriot who took up the fight against Nazi Germany back in the 1940's. Known as The Eagle, Powers had a young sidekick who went by the name of Buddy. At one point, Powers actually had wings and could fly, but lost them. After that, he flew using the power of the suit he wore.
The character of The Eagle has fallen into the realm of Public Domain Characters, and has been ressurected in The Project Superpowers series' and their spin-offs, spear-headed by Alex Ross. The character in the series goes by the codename of The Burning Eagle.
Notes: The character of The Eagle first appeared in Science Comics #1, published in 1940 by Fox Features. He would also make appearances in Weird Comics and Science Comics. None of the issues in which the character appears have been entered into the system at this time.