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We are a combat flight simulation squadron primarily flying the F/A-18C Hornet in carrier-based combat missions on the DCS World simulator platform.

Black Aces News

February 2, 2019
Black Aces Assign Executive Officer

F/A-18C Hornet pilot Trim is sewing the XO patch on his flight suit after accepting the duties and being assigned as Executive Officer in VFA-41.  As XO, Trim will be responsible to ensure that the daily business of the squadron is carried out within established policies and procedures.  Also, all complaints may now be directed to his desk.  (We may have forgotten to tell him about that part.)  In any case, the squadron appreciates his continued dedication and commitment to the success of the organization!

February 2, 2019
AV-8Bs Prove Worthy Addition to VFA-41 Stable

Tasked in several recent sorties, both in support of F/A-18C Hornets and on their own, the AV-8B Harriers assigned to VFA-41 have demonstrated their unique value in ground attack roles in support of ongoing combat operations.  While some of the exact capabilities of the aircraft remain classified, it is known as the "jump jet" for its ability to take off and land vertically without a runway.  The Black Aces squadron anticipates that the Harriers will continue to provide a wider flexibility in mission capability as a weapon platform that mission planners can use to service assigned mission objectives.

February 2, 2019
VFA-41 Pilot Returns To Active Duty

Answering the call for dedicated carrier pilots in his country's time of need, Shadow has pulled his Black Aces flight suit out of mothballs and donned it as he learns the new systems that the F/A-18C Hornet has to offer.  His flight suit may have shrunk a little while it was put away, but we're confident that his hallmark VFA-41 commitment to excellence has not!