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  • germany Marinefliegergeschwader 3


    MFG3 : Naval Aviation Wing 3
    German Navy

    1958 to present    


    Marinefliegergeschwader 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.
    On November 2012, the Sea Lynx helicopters were transferred to MFG5.
    The unit flies the Do228 and P-3C Orion patrol aircraft

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    1958/    Nordholz ETMN


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    2000/12Super Lynx mk88a
    1981/00Lynx mk88


    23-jun-1223-jun-12 Fly out MFG-5 Kiel
    26-jun-0827-jun-08 SAR Meet 2008
    20-jun-0525-jun-05 SAR meet 2005

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