18 years of S3s 1998-2016
   

The Squad Select Series is a player organized event in WarBirds that simulates the large-scale battles fought between opposing Air Forces during The Second World War. Fast and furious since 1998 the S3s are one of the internets oldest and longest running multi-player events with detailed planning and intense periods of combat. Everything is based upon the squad, flying realistically and playing with honor. Players have thousands of hours of online combat and are some of the most experienced and deadly virtual pilots out there. Awards and cumulative scoring allow each player to track their career and squad exploits over the years.

For those wanting more than a silly furball at a thousand feet join the S3s and fly a combat mission in WW2. All squads are welcome and lone wolves can post on our forum to find a squad to fly with. New pilots register on our forum and post your name here and many squads will approach you and help you get the most out of your online experience.

For our 18th season, the S3s are back with five events highlighting the revamp of most of the aircraft FMs as well as a couple new planes in the mix.

Check out these retro screenshots from years past - 5DJ, FACS, FP, OMH, TFB, TV

S3#104 - Special Operations France - Spring 1944

The Britain the buildup to invasion is in full swing as the fifth year of the war begins. The RAF has tasked several of its commands with a series of special operations to locate and destroy important pre-invasion targets with precision attacks. Fast low-level intruders must sneak in under noses of the few remaining units of the Luftwaffe still based in France.

This series will highlight the classic Spitfire IXE and Bf109G6 matchup. The Typhoon and FW190 will play a secondary role with the RAF using its tried and true Mossie Intruder.

This event features the revised Channel1944 terrain and starts Apr 23rd in the S3 Arena at 8:30PM Eastern/5:30 PM Pacific. Available squads and their Squad Roles.

* Aircraft Table * Game Map *Game Rules * Points Summary *Mission List* Pilot Rules *

Planning PDF maps

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