Welcome to the 509th (H) Virtual Bomber Group -
This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.
If you want to join we are an open ended campaign and will continue to look for additional crews.
We fly two platforms: The B-17 Flying Fortress, and the B-24 Liberator...... New missions are posted every two weeks..
Current Mission 25 - AAR due July 11th, 2020

Missions - Your Target for today is...

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8 386 Mission 033 - Cagilari, Sardinia
by superbee
Oct 20, 2020 6:11:04 GMT -8
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2 6 Final Group AAR for the 1st Campaign
by ransomr3
Jul 18, 2020 16:47:37 GMT -8

WELCOME TO THE CAMPAIGN

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No New Posts RECRUITER - JOIN HERE

Join the 509th

2 37 Join the 509th
by scthis
Oct 20, 2020 8:00:04 GMT -8
No New Posts Intro / Description of Campaign

7 20 Insert a spreadsheet
by blaird
Dec 30, 2019 14:37:54 GMT -8
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Links

6 20 B-25 Prince of the Skies - Play By Forum
by blaird
Jul 13, 2020 19:25:05 GMT -8
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6 26 End of Campaign Update
by blaird
Jul 11, 2020 12:09:01 GMT -8
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Ideas?

25 82 Suggestion Box
by blaird
Jul 30, 2020 9:57:38 GMT -8

Rules

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11 82 Severe wounds with Short Recovery Time ?
by crushedhat
Sept 12, 2020 15:56:36 GMT -8
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17 104 OPTION: Details regarding WOUNDS and RECOVERY TIMES
by blaird
Jul 18, 2020 17:21:25 GMT -8
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13 41 Ship Bombing Rules
by limburger59
Aug 5, 2020 13:34:58 GMT -8

Head Quarters

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Squadron Assignments

1 2 Squadron Assignments
by blaird
Jun 29, 2020 10:24:45 GMT -8
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CO: COL Brandon Harpur - blaird
XO: LT COL Cal Moody - Limburger59
Operations: Major James Frazer - Andy254
Intelligence - Major Raymond Buesing - crushedhat
Personnel - Capt Greg Saunders - medic1
Assist - Capt Ed Sprague - blaird
Flight Surgeon - Capt Raymond Bowser

7 23 Group Commanding Officer's Office
by blaird
Aug 22, 2020 12:25:16 GMT -8
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Spare Crew Only

1 47 Spare Crew Pool
by limburger59
Oct 17, 2020 17:33:45 GMT -8
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Spare Bombers Only
the B-24's will have their own pool of aircraft, and the B-17 Squadrons will share a pool of aircraft.

1 4 Spare Bombers - 2nd Campaign
by theboyce
Aug 14, 2020 14:17:13 GMT -8
No New Posts Tarmac

Each player will get their own hardstand instead of aircraft.

55 287 jasta6
by jasta6
Oct 17, 2020 4:53:36 GMT -8

78th Squadron

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CO: Major Winston Martindale - Coinich
XO: Captain Vincent Loomis - jcschwa

Moderators: Coinich, jcschwa

2 165 78th Composite Squadron - Commanders Office
by Coinich
Oct 18, 2020 5:32:30 GMT -8

80th Squadron

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CO: MAJ Dave Bronson - mpgutis
XO: CPT Peter Bellvue - captainfubar

Moderators: Bruce E. Schwark, mpgutis

2 155 80th Squadron Office
by colbourne66
Oct 19, 2020 11:03:13 GMT -8

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caodwolfs: Uncle Bode lands with two burnt out engines. Oct 20, 2020 7:15:47 GMT -8
colbourne66: Quitcherbitchin' completes its second mission - another milk run. No damage and no crew casualties - clearly someone is watching over us! Oct 19, 2020 10:57:30 GMT -8
medic1: Myassis Dragon completes it's first mission with a successful milk run. Oct 19, 2020 4:40:50 GMT -8
wolverinetoddy: Bucky's Girl back from Mission 33. On target and without a scratch! Oct 18, 2020 6:53:10 GMT -8
kjtrout: Looks like the “blessing and the curse” continues. With Christmas Carol delivering 75 % of her bomb load on Ferryville, mission #32 Oct 17, 2020 20:14:32 GMT -8
kjtrout: In my last AAR, Christmas Carol mistakenly referenced mission #31, the actual Mission was #32. Oct 17, 2020 18:55:45 GMT -8
kjtrout: Christmas Carol back from mission #32 with all hands reporting (with the exception of two missing fingers from port waist gunner Jason, a frost bitten mitten). A 75% on target bombing run confirmed along with zero enemy killed. Oct 17, 2020 18:09:58 GMT -8
bulldozer: BulldozerII is wheels up for mission 032 Oct 17, 2020 14:14:24 GMT -8 *
bulldozer: Gonna try to get the mission in today and AAR done. Family emergency has kept me really busy. Oct 17, 2020 11:37:29 GMT -8
medic1: onezuludelta, ARR's are due for this mission tonight by midnight your time zone. The date for posting it for mission 033 is listed by the mission date. Oct 17, 2020 5:23:21 GMT -8
onezuludelta: Typing up Jolie Blonde's AAR now, when is it due? Oct 16, 2020 16:36:49 GMT -8
Grondeaux: Lil' Stinker back home, safe and sound. Oct 15, 2020 14:33:40 GMT -8
limburger59: The Memorial Wall has been updated. 509th-vbw.proboards.com/thread/1785/final-missions-bombers-lost-interned Oct 14, 2020 11:13:04 GMT -8
jasta6: ...to the target flying out of formation. Oct 14, 2020 3:02:48 GMT -8
jasta6: ...fifteen minutes later, Lt Anderson reported having issues with their oxygen system and they would be dropping to ten thousand feet to try and fix the issue. The 79th Will need a third TEC. Never fixing the issue "Cat Scratch Fever II" would continue... Oct 14, 2020 3:02:04 GMT -8
jasta6: After regaining their composure from the devastating explosion of Lt Hill's Aircraft, "Double Dee", Lt Anderson informed his crew that the "Cat Scratch Fever II" would be taking over the "Tail End Charlie" position. Oct 14, 2020 2:58:19 GMT -8
colbourne66: Quitcherbitchin' made it back from it's first mission. Oct 14, 2020 2:55:07 GMT -8
rusheagle77: 79th needs a new TEC as an explosion rips the Double Dee into tiny little itsy bitsy pieces. Oct 13, 2020 11:43:38 GMT -8
colbourne66: kjtrout thanks! taking off soon for our first mission. I hope someone else comes along as the rookie soon! Oct 11, 2020 23:56:28 GMT -8
kjtrout: Christmas Carol assigned to high squadron position mission. Good luck boys, take off in the morning. Oct 11, 2020 23:55:08 GMT -8