Infinite Flight Community Voted Best Virtual Organization 2018
A Message from A GAF Founding Member
The IFAE Global Air Forces remains the strongest virtual military organization within the Infinite Flight Community. composed of pilots from all over the world. We strive to bring all those who share the same love, passion and dedication for military aviation in Infinite Flight a safe haven and organization to communicate and fly with like minded individuals. We dedicate ourselves to providing real military tactics, training & missions for all military aircraft within the IF environment and limitations given, We are perpared to adopt more real world training and tactics for any additional aircraft that may be incorporated. Our standards are high but we expect nothingless from ourselves and eachother. We fly as proffesionals and we set the bar when it comes to excellence. We are ambasadors in the skies of Infinite flight. The GAF tag is not somthing given but something earned, to be a part of this organization you have to rise to the challenges, you have to want to be the best of the best but most of all you have to be wiiling to learn and at times lead. we play hard but we work harder. we are sperated only by distance but stand on a united front as comrads and brothers and sisters in arms. All who seek this and meet our expectations we welcome you with open arms.
*Andrew M Sneed- Founding Member IFAE Global Air Forces
If your looking to join this organization please ensure you meet the following criteria.
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.
If you meet these requirements we encourage you to join our organization.
The Global Air Forces participates in and hosts several open events for the IFC community. We extend the invitation to all those who wish to participate or would like us to host an event to reach out to our chain of command. Below are just some of the past events that the GAF has been proud to be a part of.
GAF partners with multiple well established VAs and VOs. We pride ourselves on maintaining partnerships and links to the world community. If you are looking to partner your VA or VO with GAF please feel free to message us at @IFAE_GLOBAL_AIRFORCE. Our civil and military affiliates provide GAF with support whether it comes form air transportation to heavy cargo movements our partners help the GAF project worldwide airpower.
Please see our established affiliates below.
The IFAE Global Air Forces Divisions
GAF UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
Mission Statement: Train and equip Airman to fly in virtual service to the to the United States & allies. To deliver air power domestically and internationally in support of offensive, defensive and air support capacities.
@Asneed8706 IFAE GAF USAF Chief of Staff
@Jarek_Sydry IFAE GAF USAF Joint Chief of Staff
@Henry_Clay_Aalders USAF Joint Chief of Staff
@Matthew_Hromek USAF Joint Chief of Staff
@Darius_Glover USAF Air Education Training Command Commandant
Operations level ranks
Major Command CC or Wing/Group Lvl
Squadron Commander Lvl
Flight Commander/Line pilot Lvl
Followed Rank Structure: O1- O10 (2nd Lt - General)
Upon in entry into GAF, officers must take the GAF entrence exam. For officers who pass the exam with the minimum score of 75% will report to their appropriate basic training location under their assigned air force division. For Officers who score 100% on the exam these officers will report directly to their assigned squadron to complete AFT.
The GAF recognizes that some applicants may have prequalifications. For officers who are members of IFAE or IFATC, all basic training requirements will be waived and the officer will report directly to their assigned squadron to complete AFT become a fully certified mission qualified pilot for GAF.
During basic training officers will complete a total of three UPT or Basic sorties. Only after the officer has been cleared by their instructor will they be able to report to thier AFT and permanent squadron.
For officers who are waived from basic training requirements they will need to file one basic training flight for 3.0 hours on the command center. Note your application will be validated against information provided. Only after a staff member has validated the qualificaion will the member be allowed to enroll in AFT. For further details contact your GAF instructor.
At this present time the IFAE GAF is divided into two main Air Force Services, with a third air arm.The GAF United States Air Force, GAF European Air Force & the GAF Royal Australian Air Force.
Under the GAF USAF the following squadrons are established.
6th Airlift Squadron Edwards AFB (KEWD) (Callsign-BEEFY) Supports the (C-17). Provides heavy airlift and long haul capabilites world wide for the GAF USAF.
57th Virtual Fighter Wing Nellis AFB (KLSV) (Callsign- CHEVY, DODGE, FORD, JEDI, MAGIC, MAGE & OLDS) Supports the A-10, F-16, F-22. The 57th V FW maintains the attached 357th Virtual Fighter Squadron composed of A-10 Attack Aircraft. The 57th boasts the only GAF USAF Virtual Weapons School.
71st Virtual Rescue Squadron Moody AFB (KVAD) (Callsign-KING) Supports the (C-130J). Provides Search and Rescue and Long/ medium range airlift for GAF USAF.
89th Vitual Airlift Wing at Andrews AFB KADW (Callsign-IFAE-GAF or GAF) (supports the USAF C-40, C-32, Cessna Citation X, TBM-930, B747 VC-25) The 89th AW exclusively supports the IFAE president and all DV operations such as airlift for Higher Headquarters staff.
92 Virtual Air Refueling Squadron Pope AFB (KPOB) (Callsign-FALLEN) Supports the (KC-10). Provides mission support resources to GAF USAF in dual form of air refueling and airlift capabilities.
99th Virtual Training Squadron Randolph AFB (KRND) (Callsign-TIGER) Supports (TBM-930 GAF USAF Trainer) Provides basc flight training instruction for newly commissioned officers of the GAF USAF. Upon completion student pilots will transition to their permanent squadron.
EAF provides a realistic and professional platform for military aviators. We use cutting edge flight planning material, realistic logbooks and GAFs crew center to give our pilots the most immersive experience. Our mission is simple, train, fight, win - and have fun while doing it.
European Joint Force HeadQuarters
1 Group - Air Combat & Training Wing
Comprised of our Fast Jet, Ground Support and Flight training elements, 1Gp is truly the frontline of GAF Operations. Almost every pilot will operate under 1 Group at some point during their time with EAF, within the flying training process.
- Number 3 Flight Training School (Callsign: SABRE), RAF Barkston Heath.
- 11 Squadron (Callsigns: SWIFT, KEEN), RAF Coningsby.
- 9 Squadron (Callsign: BATMAN), RAF Lossiemouth
- 492 Fighter Wing (Callsign: GYPSY), RAF Lakenheath.
2 Group - Air Mobility & Support
2 Group is the most active wing within GAF as an entirity. Logging hundreds of hours each week, 2Gp keeps all our overseas interests supplied and our 1Gp aircraft fuelled during extended sorties.
- Number 10 Squadron (Callsign: MADRAS), RAF Brize Norton.
- 47 Squadron (Callsign: CACTUS), RAF Brize Norton.
- 99 Squadron (Callsign: SHIFTY), RAF Brize Norton.
- 336 Squadron RNLAF (Callsign: BULL), RNLAF Eindhoven Air Base.
European Air Force - Together, United, As One.
The GAF RAAF is one of our newest standing divisions. This Air Force branch serves to expand continued GAF interests in the greater Pacific and Australian corridors. The GAF RAF currently is comprised of one squadron but presents plenty of room for growth and expansion.The GAF RAAF follows the real world RAAF officer structure.
The GAF RAAF currently is commanded by @Jacob_Pevere
Currently the GAF RAAF has one established squadron the 37th Group composed of all GAF airframes.
We are the Infinite Flight Aviation Experts Global Air Forces. We are an International organization composed of members from around the globe. We pride ourselves on Service, Excellence and Proffesionalism. We strive to encompass all aspects of military aviation service which we capture in our squadrons. Thank you for taking time to view our thread and we hope you will join us and become a part of this truly unique and diverse organization.