Stationed at Kiel-Holtenau, operates Sea Kings Mk41 in SAR role
01jan58 - Marine-Seenotstaffel (Navy-SAR Sqd) in Kiel-Holtenau.
18jun58 - First Sycamore arrived.
16jul59 - Renaming Marine-Seenotstaffel (Naval-SAR Sqd) into Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgruppe (Naval Service- and SAR Group).
01oct61 - Renaming Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgruppe (Naval Service- and SAR Group) into Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgeschwader (Naval Service- and SAR Wing).
25oct63 - Renaming Marine-Dienst- und Seenotgeschwader (Naval Service- and SAR Wing) into Marinefliegergeschwader 5 (Naval Air Wing 5).
30may67 - Sycamore fast flight.
Kiel-Holtenau is also called Home of the Naval Air Wings, every NAW started here. There are still plans to close the Air Base and concentrate the helicopters at NAW3 in Nordholz
Official Farewell from Kiel on Sat 23th June 2012. MFG5 (NAW5) will be based in Nordholz/Germany, together with MFG3 (NAW3).
News of Marinefliegergeschwader 5
German Navy Selects NH90 to Replace Sea Lynx, 31-Jul-19 : #NH90 The German Naval Aviation, Marineflieger, selected the NH90 NFH as the basis of the new “Multi-Role Frigate Helicopter” (MRFH) to be delivered from 2025. The NH90 in its “Sea Lion” variant is currently replacing the Navy’ Sea King. At least another 30 MRFH are expected to replace current Westland Sea Lynx Mk88A at the Naval Aviation Wing 5 in Nordholz
5,000 Flight Hours for German Navy’ Trainer EC135, 25-Jul-19 : #trainer The Marineflieger, German Naval Aviation, completed 5,000 flight hours of training with the civilian EC135 operated by DL Helicopter Technik in Nordholz
NH90 Maintenance Training Rig to German Navy, 18-Jun-19 : #SeaLion Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH delivered a state-of-the-art training equipment for technicians with a functional cockpit of the NH90 “Seelöwe” (Sea Lion) during the German Armed Forces Day at Nordholz. First of 18 helicopters to be delivered in October
|23-jun-12||23-jun-12||Fly out MFG-5 Kiel|
|17-may-10||21-may-10||SAR meet 2010|
|may-09||may-09||SAR meet 2009|
|26-jun-08||27-jun-08||SAR Meet 2008|
|20-jun-05||25-jun-05||SAR meet 2005|