1958 to present

germany Marinefliegergeschwader 3


MFG3 Naval Aviation Wing 3
German Navy

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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Years Models
2000/12 Super Lynx mk88a
1981/00 Lynx mk88

  Marinefliegergeschwader 3 Operations

Dates Operation
2012-jun-232012-jun-23 Fly out MFG-5 Kiel
2008-jun-262008-jun-27 SAR Meet 2008
2005-jun-202005-jun-25 SAR meet 2005

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