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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

May 8, 2021
Pilot Commissioned in VFA-41

As if it wasn't already shiny enough, that new guy putting the final coat of wax on the XO's car is none other than Pounder, who has been granted a commission at the rank of Ensign (ENS) in Strike Fighter Squadron Four One.  He will immediately begin his Basic Qualification program under the guidance of the squadron Training Officer toward the goal of earning his Wings of Gold as a Naval Aviator in VFA-41.

May 3, 2021
Black Ace Earns Ground Strike Ribbon

Reflecting his standing as a steely-eyed dealer of destruction from above, LT Mr. Bean has been awarded the Ground Strike Ribbon in recognition of assigned targets hit with air-to-ground weapons in 20 or more squadron missions.  Nice shootin', Tex!

May 3, 2021
US Warplanes Attack Airbase in Iranian Interior

In support of continuing efforts to cripple Iran's ability to disrupt stability in the Persian Gulf, US Navy F/A-18C Hornets assigned to the VFA-41 "Black Aces" squadron were launched on a nighttime raid on a military airfield near the town of Lar.  A spokesman for the NATO activities named Operation Persian Gauntlet said that the raid resulted in substantial damage to the airfield, but it is feared that targeted ammunitions bunkers survived the attack.  Further details were offered HERE.