Greetings DCS Community! The Secretary of the Navy is pleased to announce the establishment of US Navy Carrier Air Wing 6 (Virtual). The Air Wing, which was de-activated in 1993, has been re-activated in response to the President's aggressive build-up of the U.S. Armed Forces. The President has focused a large amount of his attention on the Navy, and ensuring our Naval Forces are fit to fight anywhere, anytime, by increasing the amount of carriers in the fleet, and requesting that additional air wings be available for deployment to those carriers when they hit the fleet. As part of this fleet build-up, the Department of the Navy, and DOD, have decided to bring a limited amount of F-14's out of mothballs, and re-assign them to fleet squadrons in an effort to counter increased air to air capabilities of bad actors around the world, and supplement the strike capabilities of the F-18. The President has also authorized the re-establishment, if needed, of previously deactivated Navy and Marine Squadrons.
Carrier Air Wing 6 is based on the west coast and will primarily supplement force projection in the Middle East. However, we will stand ready to deploy anywhere in the world to carry out the desires, and intent of our Commander in Chief.
Carrier Air Wing 6 is comprised, in part, of Navy and Marine squadrons that have been dis-established. The current stacking of the wing's squadrons, and their respective airframes will consist of the following:
VF-1 "Wolfpack" (F-14A/B Tomcat)
VF-11 "Red Rippers" (F-14A/B Tomcat)
VFA-137 "Kestrels" (F-18C Hornet)
VMFA-323 "Death Rattlers" (F-18C Hornet)
VMFA-212 "Lancers" (F-18C Hornet)
VMA-513 "Flying Nightmares" (AV-8B Harrier)
There are also plans, when the wing can support it, and there is a need, to add a Fleet Replacement/Training Squadron. This particular squadron will be announced at the appropriate time.
Is this wing for you?
We are a group that will focus on the fun of the simulation, and we have taken a small amount creative license with this group with a quasi-historical approach to the sim. For some, this will be hard to get past. If you are a Naval Aviation history buff that obsesses over the smallest of details, we're probably not for you. If you are someone that knows every manual front to back, and thinks anyone that flies this sim should as well, we're probably not for you. Simply put, rivet counters should probably stay away.
However, if you want to fly with a great bunch of folks of varying skill, and experience who enjoy nothing more than dropping hate on the heads of bad guys, and splashing MiGs while honoring the most important components of Naval Aviation, then you're in the right place. Our 'standards' are applied in the right places, and where it counts. We believe in "Doing it by the numbers" where we can but, not to the point where it interferes with the fun of the simulation. Our main goal every time we go up is to destroy the enemy wherever they are, and have fun while doing it. It's really just that simple.
What we offer:
-24hr Dedicated VCVW-6 Server
-Personalized liveries, and nose-art
-Opportunity to join a virtual wing at the ground floor.
-Organized, carefully managed, and controlled growth.
-Cadre of some of the most experienced, and skilled members in the DCS community.
-A true, family atmosphere where all opinions count, and consensus is the rule of law.
-We understand life happens. Our commitment requirements are the most reasonable in the community, and that's a promise.
VCVW-6 is going places, and will be the premiere wing within the DCS
community. We're not fooling around.
VCVW-6 IS A VIRTUAL SIMULATION OF NAVAL AVIATION UTILIZING THE DCS FLIGHT SIM PLATFORM.
VCVW-6 IS NOT ASSOCIATED IN ANY FORM OR, MANNER WITH THE US NAVY OR, THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS.
CREDIT IS GIVEN TO WIKIPEDIA FOR SQUADRON HISTORIES.
VF-11 Red Rippers
VMFA-323 Death Rattlers
VMA-513 Flying Nightmares
VCVW-6 is currently recruiting for a small amount of positions. It is our intent to carefully manage our growth, and assimilate new members into the wing while giving them the greatest opportunity for success, and happiness with their membership. We want our members to be part of a wing that is organized, professional, properly structured, and with all of the kinks ironed out. When new members arrive at the wing, we want their experience to be unlike any they've ever experienced in a virtual flight sim. We want members to immediately recognize that they have found their military flight sim home when they arrive. If interested, you can private message us on ED forums now, or contact us here if you are interested in joining VCVW-6.