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SNA K. Bjorklund

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Kyle Bjorklund Application 08/26/2021
« on: August 26, 2021, 03:58:55 PM »


PERSONAL INFORMATION



Provide the first and last name you wish for us to use on your personnel file (it does not have to be your real name):

Kyle Bjorklund

Provide your Discord ID (including the pound sign and the following 4 digits):

jorklind#8654

Provide your age:

35

Provide your desired role or airframe (F/A-18C, F-14B):

F/A-18C




CARSTRKGRU TWO REQUIREMENTS



Have you read and understood the requirements for our unit, the criteria for being active, and do you understand that failure to complete said criteria will place you into the reserves squadron? (Y/N):

Yes

Have you read and understood the unit's definition of realism gameplay and is it the kind of experience you're looking for? (Y/N):

Yes

Do you understand that this is a U.S. Central time zone unit (GMT -5/-6) and that all events will be scheduled as such? (Y/N):

Yes

Do you understand that by applying to this unit you are applying for a slot within a training squadron, that training squadron personnel compete for available slots, and that as a member of a training squadron you are not a fully fledged member of the unit unless selected? (Y/N):

Yes

Do you understand that after the pipeline attendance by all qualified and slotted pilots is mandatory on Saturdays at 1800 hours (U.S. Central time zone). Will you be able to attend these times? (Y/N):

Yes

After finishing the pipeline you will be required to attend approximately one squadron training per week with your assigned squadron. Can you commit to attending training at least this often? (Y/N):

Yes

Do you understand that you will be required to complete a training pipeline which includes formation flying and carrier procedures and that all procedures must be performed to standards in order to pass? (Y/N):

Yes

Do you understand that personal practice and self-study will be required to successfully complete the pipeline? Are you able and willing to practice and study materials given to you? (Y/N):

Yes

On average, a new pilot will need a minimum of one month and in some cases as much as six months to complete the entire training pipeline. Are you willing and able to complete the entire pipeline? (Y/N):

Yes

Do you have the time and availability in your personal schedule to fly with instructors regularly until the pipeline is completed? (Y/N):

Yes



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



How much total experience do you have in DCS (total hours or periods of continuous play without breaks)?:

Probably 50 hours between different installations, but on different airframes.

How many days do you play DCS per week on average?:

3-4

On a scale of 0-10 with 0 being never and 10 being always, how likely are you to read the training materials given to you when required?:

10

How did you find out about us?:

I think wingman finder - it's been a bit before I put in an application.

Why do you want to join CSG-2?:

Looking for some structure in my training and DCS play - and your squadron times work out well for me (I have weekends off).

What is your availability for training and how much time can you spend on CSG-2 activities per week?:

As above - I have Saturdays and Sundays off - so Friday and Saturday evenings are good. Sunday morning and afternoon are good as well. Not too late in the afternoon during the week is okay.

What do you enjoy about DCS? What keeps you interested in DCS in the long term?:

Learning weapon systems and learning how to employ them is what keeps me interested - and trying to improve my flying.

What personal experience, knowledge, skills, or training do you have that has some relation to DCS? What experience, knowledge, skills, or training (Not necessarily DCS-related) can you provide that benefits everyone?:

I've been doing flight simulation (mostly airlines) since 2005 and with thousands of hours. I usually would fly on VATSIM on the weekends until I've been trying to get into DCS more recently.

What do you think is important for us to know about you?:

I clicked the link to join the discord quite some time ago, but I've been waiting until I had a good drive to learn DCS before applying to join. Your unit style reminds me a lot of a virtual squadron I joined a long time ago (before 2000). I've been doing DCS on and off for quite some time now - a friend and I have been doing some stuff together, so I'm interested in going forward with a little more structure and in a group setting.
STUDENT NAVAL AVIATOR K. BJORKLUND
Red Knight 03 / Student Naval Aviator
TRAWING SIX, CVW-3

LTJG D. Shaw

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Re: Kyle Bjorklund Application 08/26/2021
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2021, 10:28:15 PM »
Application Accepted


Mr. Bjorklund, thank you for your application to Carrier Strike Group 2. Your application has been accepted. Within a few minutes, you should receive access to the rest of the forums and access to the modifications that we use. I am processing you into TRARON THREE (VT-3) "Red Knights", where you will undergo training with your desired airframe and squadron. After a few training sessions to get you up to speed on the basics of the airframe, you will join your desired squadron and finish your training with them.

Several things to do before officially flying with CSG-2: Join our Discord Server https://discord.gg/csg-2 if you haven't already, and check-in in the VT-3 Ready Room. We will assign you your proper member groups and you can ask us any questions you may have, and/or schedule your first training session. Secondly, be sure to download any DCS mods that are required. Make sure you are running the DCS Open Beta client. All of our pilots utilize this client, and it is considered the main version of the game by most of the DCS multiplayer community. Finally, when you are properly processed into the Discord (given a proper name, rank, permissions, etc), you will need to check into your respective training squadron in Discord. Failure to do so within 7 days will result in an administrative discharge.

Thank you, and we look forward to flying with you!

Respectfully,
LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE DANIEL SHAW
Victory 205 / Naval Aviator / Administrative Officer
STRKFITRON ONE ZERO THREE, CVW-3