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by ticman
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 17 Nov 2019 M-21 Secret Service
Replies: 2
Views: 53

17 Nov 2019 M-21 Secret Service

On Nov. 17 2019, the VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with locating and destroying a convoy of Iranian vehicles enroute to a remote village where attacks were feared on innocent civilians. UN helicopters were also dispatched to the remote village to help evacuate civilians from the unprovoked attack. A...
by ticman
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 20 OCT 2019 M-18 Refuel-Weapons Training
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: 20 OCT 2019 M-18 Refuel-Weapons Training

After further AAR review during the debriefing sessions in the classroom with Tacview footage of the M-18 Black Aces mission, it will not go without recognition of and A2A hit and combined kill or fellow pilot Raid, scoring an AIM-120C hit on one of the Mig-29's that made the grave mistake of approa...
by ticman
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 20 OCT 2019 M-18 Refuel-Weapons Training
Replies: 4
Views: 143

20 OCT 2019 M-18 Refuel-Weapons Training

While negotiation sessions were intensifying between the United States and Iran, the Black Aces made use of an "off offensive" day to practice squadron in flight refueling and air to ground munitions practice. The scheduled event took place on Sunday 10/20/19 over an undisclosed area involving nine ...
by ticman
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 29 Sept 2019 M-14 Big Chief Escort
Replies: 1
Views: 65

29 Sept 2019 M-14 Big Chief Escort

VFA-41 was tasked with safely escorting a VIP package on the final leg of their flight from Qatar to Dubai International. Dealer 1-1 - Ticman: Killed by Mig-21, Mig-21 Kill Dealer 1-2 - HedgeHog: Catapult Shot Failure - loss of pilot and aircraft Dealer 1-3 - Shadow: Landed at Al Minhad Dealer 1-4 -...
by ticman
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 25 AUG 2019 M-10 Mine Games 2 RE-TASKED
Replies: 5
Views: 113

25 AUG 2019 M-10 Mine Games 2 RE-TASKED

VFA-41 was re-tasked with destroying two cargo ships that had been converted into mine laying ships that were operating in the Strait of Hormuz. VFA-41 sent two flights Dealer 1 was CAP/SEAD/Spotter, Dealer 2 was SEAD & Strike Dealer 1 launched, flew the waypoints at angels 30, and began looking for...
by ticman
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 4 August 2019 - Grisha Justice
Replies: 2
Views: 235

4 August 2019 - Grisha Justice

VFA-41 was tasked with destroying two Grisha warships docked at Hormoz Harbor for repairs. The harbor was known to be defended by SA-6 SAM's and their destruction was deemed essential for a ship strike on the Grisha ships. Coordinates were provided by intel prior to flight time on several known SA-6...
by ticman
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: July 15th, MC Qualification - Train Bridge Busting
Replies: 2
Views: 107

July 15th, MC Qualification - Train Bridge Busting

VFA-41 was tasked with destroying a rail road bridge and train (Primary Target) with secondary target of a second rail bridge. Mission Commander - Ticman Dealer Flight 1-1 Ticman 1-2 Shadow 1-3 Trim 1-4 HedgeHog Flight of four (4) Black Aces F/A-18 hornets flew the waypoints Nap of the earth for ing...
by ticman
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 11 JUN 2019 Mission Test
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: 11 JUN 2019 Mission Test

Yeah, what he said, and although it took many attempts, my trap in that mission has allowed me to pull the lead on the greenie board again. I am polishing up the crown to keep it for another round gentlemen.

Sincerely,
Your Reigning Champ
by ticman
Mon May 27, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 27 MAY 2019 Riders On the Storm v2.5
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: 27 MAY 2019 Riders On the Storm v2.5

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by ticman
Mon May 27, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 27 MAY 2019 Riders On the Storm v2.5
Replies: 2
Views: 154

27 MAY 2019 Riders On the Storm v2.5

VFA-41 was tasked with delivering JDAMs on pre-designated target coordinates, presumably where bad guys were. The flight returned to recover in exceptionally poor weather conditions; a thunderstorm with heavy seas, high cross-winds and turbulence, and at night. Ceiling was less than 1000 ft; deep in...