AIR POWER BEYOND BORDERS
The IFAE Global Air Force Division (GAF) is a dedicated organization of the most advanced network of military pilots within Infinite Flight. We are the military branch of the elite IFAE. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and the dedication our pilots show. "Excellence in all we do” is more than a catch phrase. It is one of three pillars that represent our core values. All of our officers and pilots play a key role of strategic necessity from the most junior officers to our General officers corps. Our emphasis is on the value and worth of our pilots, as they serve as the organizational heartbeat of the IFAE-GAF. We lead from the back ensuring no airmen is left behind while looking ahead to the future, planning and preparing to meet the objectives of today and beyond.We are teachers and mentors in all domains of military aviation. We learn from each other and grow from our shared experiences. We fly, fight and win together. One vision, one team, one fight, one family.
signed General Andrew M Sneed GAF CSAF
@Asneed8706 GAF U.S. Chief of Staff
@Evan_Westcott GAF U.S. Air Forces Commander
@Dubya Director GAF U.S. Operations
@Matthew_Hromek GAF U.S. Commander standards & Evaluations
@Darius_Glover Commander Air Education Training Command
@Charles_Grohn Commander Air Combat Command
77th Fighter Squadron
357th Fighter Squadron
157th Fighter Squadron
@Henry_Clay_Aalders Commander Air Mobilty Command
@Scott_Ellis_Paddon Marshall Joint European Forces
@DadaBull Wing Commander No. 47 Squadron
@OiseauPlume Wing Commander No. 11 Squadron
@booster45 Wing Commander No.10 Squadron
@Mags885 Wing Commander 492nd FW
@Jeno_Farkas Group Captain No. 3 Flying Training Squadron
@Scott_Ellis_Paddon Marshall No. 99 Squadron
@Jacob_Pevere Marshall RAAF
357th Medium Airlift Squadron
GAF Aircraft inventory
Must be in good standing with IFC and IFVARB
Must be Age 13 and above
Must be Grade 3 -5 with access to Expert server
Note you do not have to be a member of IFAE to join GAF. However, all basic training is waived for IFAE certified candidates wishing to cross into IFAE-GAF.
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REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS BELOW (MANDATORY)
Prior to being brought into SLACK and any other communications. Recruiters will ensure recruit has flown to the basic training location. (NEW!)Candidates will fly Cesna Citation X. While in basic status cadets must fly TBM-930. Officers will receive their primary aircraft at their AFT (Advanced Flight Training) base. Cadets will then be brought into slack channel #gaf_academy as basic training channel as well as the respective training squadron channel to include other communication(s) as (Discord) ONLY after having completed reporting instructions & registering on command center. Additionally after reporting complete, recruiter will approve member’s profile. U.S. UFT pilots will report to KRND (Randolph Air Force Base) (EGVN RAF Brize Norton) or (YSRI Richmond RAAFB) (NEW!) Candidates will then complete a practical flight examination aptitude test. The test will be conducted by basic GAF instructor(s) and candidates must pass with an 85% or higher. If a cadet misses a question the instructor and student will go over the missed question(s) to ensure comprehension is achieved. A retest can be scheduled within three business day. Once the cadet has passed the practical exam they will be moved into the flight testing phase of training. This phase consists of five standard training sorties. The first flight will consist of basic UNICOM and ATC understanding. The second flight will consist of ATC awareness at a controlled location. This flight is career mode waiverable to allow for active ATC. Prior to flight instructors will brief student(s) on ATC awareness and actions before spawning in. NOTE THIS WILL LIVE TRAINING AND ATC WILL ENFORCE RULES. The third flight will consist of spacing. Flight will be VFR with no FP filed. Instructors will adhere and observe the standard 10 nautical mile spacing between aircraft. Instructors will vary speed by no less then 20 KIAS increase or decrease to ensure trainee is practicing situational awarness. The fourth flight will consist of transition flight of entering and exiting an airspace and knowing when to contact at the appropriate nautical mile distance and altitude. Instructors will be monitoring students distance and altitude for contact. The fifth flight will consist of formation flying and practical use of combat spread. Instructors will oversee that aircraft are in a stable flight formation for durration of the sortie. NOTE: recruits and current GAF pilots are eligible for selection into IFAE. Acceptance is based on performance. GAF does not guarantee selection into IFAE. IFAE civil and Military remain stand-alone orgs. After a cadet concludes basic pilot training the cadet will fly to their Advanced Flight Training (AFT) location via citation X. Once the pilot has checked in to their AFT squadron they will be required to complete 5 standard AFT sorites based on their aircraft(s) mission. Pilots will have 20 consecutive days to complete Basic and 20 consecutive days to complete AFT training requirements unless waived due to real life circumstances. Pilots will notify instructor for the application of the waiver.
IFAE GAF hosts several large exercises a year to include RED FLAG & FROZEN GROUND held in the Baltic’s. As 2019 gets underway we are looking into expanding our participation in real world exercises, traninings and deployments to locations all around the world. We also be hosting more open recruiting events and alliance events with our partner VA’s & VO’s for the IFC as well. So if you are looking to get a preview of what awaits you in the IFAE GAF please feel free to join our events.
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