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by ticman
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 06 JUN 2021 Gauntlet-12
Replies: 2
Views: 64

06 JUN 2021 Gauntlet-12

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with a SEAD mission in Iran to eliminate an Early Warning Radar site (primary target) at whiskey 4, as well as secondary targets of two Command Centers, a communication tower, and an operations center marked with GPS coordinates around WP5. Two dealer flights were taske...
by ticman
Wed May 19, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 16 MAY 2021 Gauntlet-9
Replies: 2
Views: 78

16 MAY 2021 Gauntlet-9

This past Sunday, VFA-41 Black Ace squadron pilots were tasked with a search and destroy of a militia supply convoy headed to Bandar Abbas. Dealer Flight one had an encounter with two Mig-29's, with one being shot down, the other escaping and returning to base. The Mig encounter downed two F-18 pilo...
by ticman
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 18 April 2021 Gauntlet Side Mission - Harbor Strike
Replies: 2
Views: 103

18 April 2021 Gauntlet Side Mission - Harbor Strike

Flight Squadron VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with a Harbor Strike at Kish Island to destroy cargo ships and any Navy vessels within the harbor. Intel reported possible SAM activity remaining after recent attacks in the AO on a known SA-2 site. Ally F-14's were assigned CAP duty during the strike. D...
by ticman
Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 21 MAR 2021 Gauntlet-2
Replies: 1
Views: 93

21 MAR 2021 Gauntlet-2

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with patrolling an area North of Qatar where several civilian ships were recently attacked. AWACS had picked up radar signatures of inbound enemy attack helicopters enroute towards friendly cargo ships. Dealer flights 1 and 2 launched and headed to the patrol area. Deal...
by ticman
Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Mission Briefs
Topic: 28 FEB 2021 IDTC-1 Squadron Training
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: 28 FEB 2021 IDTC-1 Squadron Training

This is excellent, looking forward to this one. Excellent job as always Mr. Bean, thank you much~
by ticman
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 14 FEB 2021 - Fallen Eagle
Replies: 2
Views: 173

14 FEB 2021 - Fallen Eagle

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with providing close air support over a downed F-15 aircraft and pilot until he could reach an extraction point, at two possible locations approx. 10 clicks north and north east. Separatist ground forces were converging on the downed pilot upon arrival. Ranger units cal...
by ticman
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: What's On Your Mind?
Topic: LT Shadow Resignation
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Re: LT Shadow Resignation

Please tell me that you attempted to talk him out of it? Bummer, Shadow and I were like brothers, we were in flight school together-
by ticman
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 17 JAN 2021 - CC-21 Training Camp Deja Vecu
Replies: 2
Views: 215

17 JAN 2021 - CC-21 Training Camp Deja Vecu

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with a strike mission, targeting a terrorist training camp in the mountains of Abkhazia. Three flights were dispatched for the tasking: Dealer Flight one, CAP; Dealer Flight two, SEAD; and Dealer Flight three, Strike. SEAD flight cleared out a SA-2 SAM site along the in...
by ticman
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 20 DEC 2020 - CC-17 Rock and a Hard Place
Replies: 2
Views: 220

20 DEC 2020 - CC-17 Rock and a Hard Place

VFA-41 Black Aces were tasked with destroying a weapons stockpile supply warehouse compound located near the Russian border. Secondary SEAD targets were also identified to be destroyed on the coast, SA-2 and EWR. Three dealer flights were assigned for the tasking: Dealer 1 - Strike 1 - Ticman: Prima...
by ticman
Fri Oct 30, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: 25 OCT 2020 CC-09 Escort Duty
Replies: 2
Views: 305

25 OCT 2020 CC-09 Escort Duty

VFA-41 Black Aces squadron was tasked with a special escort mission of "special personnel" inside a Yak-40 aircraft traveling West over Georgia and the Black Sea. Black Aces intercepted the package at Whiskey 3, the Georgian Coastline, and escorted them safely westbound for approximately 150 miles w...