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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2 110 Mission 027 - Ships at Sea
by Coinich
Aug 5, 2020 5:16:28 GMT -8
No New Posts Mission Scoring - 1 Viewing

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 24 Join the 509th
by blaird
Jul 24, 2020 18:24:20 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
No New Posts Updates & Alerts

6 26 End of Campaign Update
by blaird
Jul 11, 2020 12:09:01 GMT -8
No New Posts Suggestion Box

Ideas?

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

Rules

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10 75 AXIS Fighter Waves - Modified Tables for the Second Campaign
by limburger59
Jul 15, 2020 18:31:32 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 38 Ship Bombing Rules
by captainfubar
Aug 5, 2020 4:31:34 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 21 Group Commanding Officer's Office
by blaird
Jul 25, 2020 19:31:13 GMT -8
No New Posts S-1 Personnel

Spare Crew Only

1 12 Spare Crew Pool
by ilenemachine
Aug 4, 2020 15:35:35 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 3 Spare Bombers - 2nd Campaign
by blaird
Jul 30, 2020 12:17:55 GMT -8
No New Posts Tarmac

Each player will get their own hardstand instead of aircraft.

54 259 Condoz
by Condoz
Jul 23, 2020 5:59:44 GMT -8

78th Squadron

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

Moderators: Coinich, jcschwa

2 136 78th Composite Squadron - Commanders Office
by everydayjoe
Jul 30, 2020 16:49:33 GMT -8

80th Squadron

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CO: Major Grant Johnson - mpgutis
XO: Capt Leonard Herman -Eddie

Moderators: Bruce E. Schwark, mpgutis

2 140 80th Squadron Office
by blaird
Aug 4, 2020 21:16:07 GMT -8

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Shoutbox

blaird: Queen of the skies, its a controlled bailout Aug 5, 2020 5:52:39 GMT -8
Condoz: Is a runaway engine a controlled or uncontrolled bailout? Aug 4, 2020 22:34:06 GMT -8
dbwhip: Thumbs Up II RTB after bombing secondary Aug 2, 2020 8:57:47 GMT -8
Grondeaux: Lil' Stinker safely back at Maison Blanche after assuming Mission Lead duties in Zone 6. Jul 31, 2020 14:27:30 GMT -8
limburger59: Sheriff's Posse is alone over the Med with only two operating engines... Jul 30, 2020 13:47:56 GMT -8
Grondeaux: Lil' Stinker will take over lead, if she makes it to Zone 6. I'll fly it tomorrow. Jul 30, 2020 13:43:59 GMT -8
jcschwa: Swiss Miss leaves formation after bombing targets and is heading to Malta (fuel leak). Need someone to take over lead for 78th. Jul 30, 2020 12:54:39 GMT -8
blaird: Fort Apache going down in flames. Jul 30, 2020 12:04:45 GMT -8
teufelhunde87: Jess safely crash landed in Algeria! Jul 29, 2020 21:29:04 GMT -8
teufelhunde87: Jess is trying tyo crash land in zone 3 Algeria (fuel leak) , wish us luck! Jul 29, 2020 21:26:55 GMT -8
teufelhunde87: Jess is headed for Bizerte , couldn't locate ships as target area was completely obscured. Jul 29, 2020 20:58:53 GMT -8
teufelhunde87: Jammin Jess is wheels up looking for some ships at sea. Jul 29, 2020 20:15:39 GMT -8
blaird: Lou, but can all of the Colonels mechanics, and all of the mechanics jeeps put Humpty Dumpty together again? Jul 27, 2020 20:27:42 GMT -8
blaird: out of formation only in zone 6, rejoining after fighter encounter in zone 6, if you spot ships first pass, or chose to rejoin formation having failed to spot ships. Jul 27, 2020 20:27:04 GMT -8
blaird: Tinker Toy touches down safely Jul 27, 2020 20:26:27 GMT -8
limburger59: Humpty Dumpty may not have been the best name for a bomber. It is in pieces all over the runway at Maison Blanche. Jul 27, 2020 20:08:14 GMT -8 *
crushedhat: kozzakelt, only OOF in the Target Zone unless you choose to hang around or fail to link back up. In either case, the 3x is a QotS rule. Even if OOF in TFT enemy fighters don't automatically conduct subsequent attacks. Jul 27, 2020 19:09:44 GMT -8
kozzackkelt: Mission 27 ~ So, we are flying OOF? So if attacked, can possibly be attacked 3x by each enemy fighter? Please clarify. Jul 27, 2020 18:57:11 GMT -8
blaird: Tinker Toy wheels up Jul 27, 2020 18:39:54 GMT -8
blaird: just make sure to not feed those gremlins after midnight. Jul 27, 2020 18:38:05 GMT -8