germany marineflieger-geschwader 3

Marineflieger


MFG3 : naval aviation wing 3
German Navy

1958 to present    


marineflieger-geschwader 3
Stationed at Nordholz, operates super lynx from german navy frigates

18jul63 - Marinefliegergeschwader 3 (Naval Air Wing 3) established.
01apr64 - Official formation in Kiel-Holtenau.
15jan65 - Nordholz Air Base became home of MFG3 (NAW 3).
09jul67 - MFG 3 (NAW 3) named Graf Zeppelin.
01oct81 - 3.Staffel (3.Sqd) with Sea Lynx formed
07may97 - Official Opening Naval Air and Air Ship (Zeppelin) Museum at Nordholz Air Base.
01jul99 - 85 Years Nordholz Air Base and 35 Years MFG 3 Annivarsary.
01apr00 - Landing of the first 4 Super Lynx Mk.88a.

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1958/nowNordholzETMN


Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
2000/nowSuper Lynx mk88a
1981/00Lynx mk88


Construction Numbers (Not all in unit) Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
220 mk88 83+01: ex G-BIHJ. w/o 03dec93
223 mk88 83+02: wfu. ex G-BIHK. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 422
422 mk88a 83+02: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 223. United Nations markings
223 mk88 83+02: MFG; 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
422 mk88a 83+02: 19jul15 pictured at RIAT 2015, UK
404 mk88a 83+03: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 225, UK MoD ZJ701
225 mk88 1981 83+03: 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
83+03: rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 404
Westland G-BIHL: Westland Oct80-Sep81
231 mk88 83+04: wfu. ex G-BIHM. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 427
427 mk88a 83+04: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 231, teset serial G-BIHM
83+04: MFG in mar2010 deployed aboard FGS Augsburg F213
231 mk88 83+04: MFG; 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
427 mk88a 83+04: Oct15 pictured with SNMG2 flagship FGS Hamburg (F220) during Trident Junct+
246 mk88 83+05: wfu. ex G-17-25. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 419
419 mk88a 83+05: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 246
246 mk88 83+05: MFG; Apr98 MFG-3 embarked FGS Lübeck (F214) STANAVFORMED
252 mk88 83+06: wfu. ex G-17-26. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 414
414 mk88a 83+06: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 252. United Nations marking
83+06: 23jun12 pictured at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day, UK
421 mk88a 83+07: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 258
258 mk88 83+07: MFG; 28sep95 MFG3 visit Laarbruch
83+07: wfu. ex G-17-27. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 421
261 mk88 83+08: ex G-17-28. w/o 30oct99
263 mk88 83+09: wfu. ex G-17-29. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 412
83+09: MFG; Apr98 MFG-3 embarked FGS Lübeck (F214) STANAVFORMED
412 mk88a 83+09: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 263; Jul04 pictured (top) with MFG3 at Nordholz
83+09: Special c/s 25 Years Annivarsary Lynx at MFG3, first shown during Airday 2+
83+09: 10sep06 MFG3 pictured (bot) special c/s Tag der Heeresflieger
266 mk88 83+10: wfu. ex G-17-30. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 429
429 mk88a 83+10: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 266
269 mk88 83+11: wfu. ex G-17-31. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 417
83+11: MFG; 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
417 mk88a 83+11: Marineflieger; 16-20may06 MFG3 Berlin air show
83+11: Marineflieger; MFG-3 Mk88A type rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 269; 09jul11 picture+
272 mk88 83+12: wfu. ex G-17-32. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 428
428 mk88a 83+12: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 272. United Nations markings
83+12: MGF on 20mar2010 returned from Djibouti. Operation Enduring Freedom. Arriv+
326 mk88 83+13: wfu. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 423
423 mk88a 83+13: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 326. United Nations markings
326 mk88 83+13: 2008 preserved Kassel
327 mk88 83+14: MFG; 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
83+14: w/o 16feb00 crashed into the Caribbean Sea, 32km W off Curacao, Netherland+
430 mk88a 83+15: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 341
341 mk88 83+15: MFG; 13+14jun92 MFG3
83+15: MFG; 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
83+15: wfu. ex ZG867. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 430
342 mk88 1988 83+16: Germany navy f/f 19aug88, test serial ZG868; d/d 08sep88; w/o 30jan94
83+16: w/o 30jan94 ditch into the South Atlantic off Brazil at position 30°25.9'+
343 mk88 83+17: wfu. ex ZG869. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 415
415 mk88a 83+17: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 343
83+17: 17aug13 MFG3 100 years celebration Marineflieger
344 mk88 83+18: wfu. ex ZG870. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 420
420 mk88a 83+18: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 344
83+18: 17aug13 MFG3 100 years celebration Marineflieger
345 mk88 83+19: wfu. ex ZG871. rebuilt as Mk88a c/n 413
413 mk88a 83+19: Rebuilt from Mk88 c/n 345
345 mk88 83+19: MFG; 13aug95 MGF3 Flugtag im Nordholz
413 mk88a 83+19: Marineflieger; 23jun12 MFG3 noseart RATTLEHEAD
388 mk88a 83+20: MArineflieger, uk test serial ZJ535
83+20: 14jun13 pictured (top) with 100 Jahre Marineflieger mrks (Germany 100 yea+
83+20: 13jul13 flying over broadstairs, it attended Yeovilton air show then fle+
83+20: 21jul13 pictured (bot) at RIAT 2013 RAF Fairford, UK
83+20: 17aug13 MFG3 100 years celebration Marineflieger
389 mk88a 1999 83+21: Marineflieger, test serial ZJ536
83+21: 01aug07 pictured asg MFG3 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day 2007, UK
83+21: 20mar10 returned to Germany on An124 from Operation Enduring Freedom, Djib+
391 mk88a 2000 83+22: ex ZJ537. United Nations
83+22: MFG in mar2010 deployed aboard FGS Augsburg F213
392 mk88a 83+23: ex ZJ538
393 mk88a 83+24: Marineflieger, uk serial ZJ539
83+24: Jul10 pictured at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2010 with a Pirates of the Caribb+
83+24: 17aug13 MFG3 100 years celebration Marineflieger
83+24: 29may14 on-board FGS Luebeck (F214) for FOST training in Plymouth, UK
396 mk88a 83+25: ex ZJ540
397 mk88a 83+26: ex ZJ541
41 C/N found in this Organisation.

Operations

DatesOperation
23-jun-1223-jun-12 Fly out MFG-5 Kiel
20-jun-0525-jun-05 SAR meet 2005


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