We play dcs & il2 with weekly group flyouts on fridays

About Us

We are the 332nd VFG

Our group not only consist of squadrons of the original 332nd fighter group, but of other ww2 squadrons in an effort to show unity and appreciation to all service members. We are a group full of friends that can always use more friends to share the passion of Flight simulations with. We continuously attempt to find that balance of fun with historical accuracy while flying together.

332nd

Virtual Fighter Group

Founded June 2019

DCS Section Commanders

Buddy

JP122

IL-2 Section Commander

ServError

Founding Members

Buddy

dab

amazingfire

the amazing c

wimwam

texas reaper

ursus

History

Who were the 332nd

The 332nd Fighter Group was activated on the 13th of October 1942, and operated until the end of WW2. The group was predominantly manned with African-American personnel, they routinely flew fighter sweeps, ground attack, and of course bomber escort missions. Called the “Tuskegee Airmen”, These airmen made a pioneering contribution to the war and the subsequent drive to end racial segregation in the American armed forces.

11th

Fighter Squadron

Commanding Officer

CueBall909

Executive Officer

-VACANT-

100th

Fighter Squadron

Commanding Officer

eggnog

Executive Officers

zruty

The 100th Fighter Squadron was one of the “Tuskegee Airmen” Squadrons during WW2. The 100th mirrors the impact of all the 332nd fighter groups with a few distinctions. Roscoe Brown, who would later be the commander of the 100th, would be known for his duel and victory over a German 262 “JET” fighter plane. Some say it was the first jet fighter downed in aerial combat. The 100th was the ONLY 332nd Squadron to shot down the German 262 Fighter, with their total being 3. The 100th was one of the first units of the 332nd to also employ the Red Tail that is synonyms with the legend of the Tuskegee Airmen. This Squadron in game centers around collectivness and cohesiveness. We are a tight group that have a similar style of play, and routinely house some of the groups most capable pilots.

486th

RAF Fighter Squadron

Commanding Officer

Wim

Executive Officer

Kami_K

The 486 RAF (NZ) Squadron were a New Zealand fighter squardron which served in the European Theatre during WWII. Initially flying Hurricanes as nightfighters. In 1942 the 486s subsequently moved to operate the Hawker Typhoon as a dayfighter unit, primarily operating low level fighter sweeps to counter Fw190 andBf109 fighter-bombers. Later in 1943 the squadron shifted to a fighter-bomber role itself. Famously striking the one of Hitler’s secret weapons, the Vergeltungswaffe V3 long range multi-barrel gun. In early 1944 the 48th were re-equipped with Hawker Tempests and tasked with intercepting V1 flying bombs, claiming 223 of the bombs destroyed. The 486th also used tempests in fighter and fighter-bomber roles. In game this squadron focuses on RAF fighter and fighter bomber aircraft including the various models of spitfire, Typhoon and Tempest. We also have a big contingent of Kiwis in the squadron!

57th

Fighter Group

Commanding Officer

SgtSausage

Executive Officer

Masquitoboi

The 57th Fighter Group was a group of many firsts: first air unit to fly off an aircraft carrier in force, first US air combat unit in North Africa, and the first to modify the P47 for ground attack use. The unit was known to bring an abnormally high rate of its pilots back from missions in a time and theater where this was hard to do. Making use of the P-40F and K variants against 109F’s and G’s in Africa and later converting to the P-47D series which was used to great effect in Italy during Operation Strangle where large amounts of Axis supply was interdicted and destroyed they played a vital role in the war effort there. In IL-2, the 57th focuses on coordinated ground attack as well as fighter escort and working as a team to achieve objectives while trying to maintain a high survival rate.

226th

RAF Bomber Group

Commanding Officer

stravinsky

Executive Officers

ian, Inquisitor

No.226 squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force, first deployed in Fairey Battle at the beginning of the war in France to weaken German forces. The squadron suffered heavy losses during the Battle of France, and had to retreat to England, where it conducted operations against naval targets in Blenheim, then in Bostons soon after. Its crew participated in the invasion of Normandy among the 2nd Tactical Air Force and kept supporting the Allied armies until the end of the war in their B-25 Mitchell. This unit, despite its shaky start and the frequent changes of airframe, became proficient at what they were doing. Our virtual incarnation of the No.226 is aiming to assemble and train pilots who can switch from a bomber aircraft to another and still be reliable and efficient on their task.

334th

Fighter Squadron (DCS)

Commanding Officer

DawnSentinel

Executive Officer

Brigg

The 334th Fighter Squadron, successor to the RAF No.71 Eagle Squadron, was the first group of American pilots to see combat in Europe, participating in the Battle of Britain as No.71 RAF. The “Fighting Eagles” flew Spitfires, P-47 Thunderbolts as well as P-51 Mustangs during the war and became the highest scoring Fighter Squadron of the 4th Fighter Group with 395 Kills. The 4th Fighter Group and its Squadrons escorted bombers, attacked ground targets over France and Germany and performed fighter sweeps, even receiving a Distinguished Unit Citation for their tenacity and efficiency destroying enemy airbases and downing enemy aircraft. In DCS the squadron strives to master their craft in different aircraft performing fighter-sweeps, ground-attacks and bomber-escorts, having fun flying together while maintaining historical accuracy.

11th

Pursuit  Squadron

Commanding Officer

CueBall909

Executive Officer

-VACANT-

100th

Fighter Squadron

Commanding Officer

eggnog

Executive Officers

zruty

The 100th Fighter Squadron was one of the “Tuskegee Airmen” Squadrons during WW2. The 100th mirrors the impact of all the 332nd fighter groups with a few distinctions. Roscoe Brown, who would later be the commander of the 100th, would be known for his duel and victory over a German 262 “JET” fighter plane. Some say it was the first jet fighter downed in aerial combat. The 100th was the ONLY 332nd Squadron to shot down the German 262 Fighter, with their total being 3. The 100th was one of the first units of the 332nd to also employ the Red Tail that is synonyms with the legend of the Tuskegee Airmen. This Squadron in game centers around collectivness and cohesiveness. We are a tight group that have a similar style of play, and routinely house some of the groups most capable pilots.

486th

RAF Fighter Squadron

Commanding Officer

Wim

Executive Officer

Kami_K

The 486 RAF (NZ) Squadron were a New Zealand fighter squardron which served in the European Theatre during WWII. Initially flying Hurricanes as nightfighters. In 1942 the 486s subsequently moved to operate the Hawker Typhoon as a dayfighter unit, primarily operating low level fighter sweeps to counter Fw190 andBf109 fighter-bombers. Later in 1943 the squadron shifted to a fighter-bomber role itself. Famously striking the one of Hitler’s secret weapons, the Vergeltungswaffe V3 long range multi-barrel gun. In early 1944 the 48th were re-equipped with Hawker Tempests and tasked with intercepting V1 flying bombs, claiming 223 of the bombs destroyed. The 486th also used tempests in fighter and fighter-bomber roles. In game this squadron focuses on RAF fighter and fighter bomber aircraft including the various models of spitfire, Typhoon and Tempest. We also have a big contingent of Kiwis in the squadron!

57th

Fighter Group

Commanding Officer

SgtSausage

Executive Officer

Masquitoboi

The 57th Fighter Group was a group of many firsts: first air unit to fly off an aircraft carrier in force, first US air combat unit in North Africa, and the first to modify the P47 for ground attack use. The unit was known to bring an abnormally high rate of its pilots back from missions in a time and theater where this was hard to do. Making use of the P-40F and K variants against 109F’s and G’s in Africa and later converting to the P-47D series which was used to great effect in Italy during Operation Strangle where large amounts of Axis supply was interdicted and destroyed they played a vital role in the war effort there. In IL-2, the 57th focuses on coordinated ground attack as well as fighter escort and working as a team to achieve objectives while trying to maintain a high survival rate.

226th

RAF Bomber Group

Commanding Officer

stravinsky

Executive Officers

ian, Inquisitor

No.226 squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force, first deployed in Fairey Battle at the beginning of the war in France to weaken German forces. The squadron suffered heavy losses during the Battle of France, and had to retreat to England, where it conducted operations against naval targets in Blenheim, then in Bostons soon after. Its crew participated in the invasion of Normandy among the 2nd Tactical Air Force and kept supporting the Allied armies until the end of the war in their B-25 Mitchell. This unit, despite its shaky start and the frequent changes of airframe, became proficient at what they were doing. Our virtual incarnation of the No.226 is aiming to assemble and train pilots who can switch from a bomber aircraft to another and still be reliable and efficient on their task.

334th

334th Fighter Squadron (DCS)

Commanding Officer

DawnSentinel

Executive Officer

Brigg

The 334th Fighter Squadron, successor to the RAF No.71 Eagle Squadron, was the first group of American pilots to see combat in Europe, participating in the Battle of Britain as No.71 RAF. The “Fighting Eagles” flew Spitfires, P-47 Thunderbolts as well as P-51 Mustangs during the war and became the highest scoring Fighter Squadron of the 4th Fighter Group with 395 Kills. The 4th Fighter Group and its Squadrons escorted bombers, attacked ground targets over France and Germany and performed fighter sweeps, even receiving a Distinguished Unit Citation for their tenacity and efficiency destroying enemy airbases and downing enemy aircraft. In DCS the squadron strives to master their craft in different aircraft performing fighter-sweeps, ground-attacks and bomber-escorts, having fun flying together while maintaining historical accuracy.

Recruitment

Looking to join the 332nd

In 332, for new members we have a prospecting phase which is a 30 day period where we get to know you, you get to know us.  It gives us plenty of time to fly together, to learn how we fly and how you fly and just get that cohesion built up.  Also, it gives you time to choose a squadron within the group that best suits your play style / plane preference.  After the prospecting time is over you’ll become a full member and get to wear the -332FG- tags in game.

Essentially we’re a group of adults (we have a couple younger mature kids), we don’t do drama, we get together, we have fun and fly, we coordinate but not to the point where it’s MilSim and gets annoying / stressful if that makes sense.  There are always people on in the evenings, weekdays, and weekends.

Recruitment

Looking to join the 332nd

In 332, for new members we have a prospecting phase which is a 30 day period where we get to know you, you get to know us.  It gives us plenty of time to fly together, to learn how we fly and how you fly and just get that cohesion built up.  Also, it gives you time to choose a squadron within the group that best suits your play style / plane preference.  After the prospecting time is over you’ll become a full member and get to wear the -332FG- tags in game.

Essentially we’re a group of adults (we have a couple younger mature kids), we don’t do drama, we get together, we have fun and fly, we coordinate but not to the point where it’s MilSim and gets annoying / stressful if that makes sense.  There are always people on in the evenings, weekdays, and weekends.

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SgtSausage138

sergeant brewski

SgtSausage138

Eggnog

Buddy

Wim

sergeant brewski

Echo

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Dec. 1941 – Aug. 1945
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