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  • germany Marinefliegergeschwader 5

    Marineflieger


    MFG5 : Naval Aviation Wing 5
    German Navy

    1958 to present    





    Helicopters

    Marinefliegergeschwader 5
    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).


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    News of Marinefliegergeschwader 5


    Sea Lion Delivered to MFG5, 11-Jun-20 : #SeaLion German Navy’ Naval Air Wing 5 (Marinefliegergeschwader 5, MFG5) at Norholdz airbase took delivery of the NH90 NTH (Naval Transport Helicopter) Sea Lion. The official reception ceremony will take place on June 25

    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



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2012/    Nordholz ETMN
    1958/12Kiel-HoltenauEDHK



    Models

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    YearsModels
    2025NH90 NFH
    2019/    NH90 NTH Sea Lion
    2013/    EC135P2+
    2012/    Super Lynx mk88a
    1973/    Sea King
    1963/74S-58 H-34
    1958/67Type 171 Sycamore
    1958/59Skeeter




    Operations


    DatesOperation
    23-jun-1223-jun-12 Fly out MFG-5 Kiel
    17-may-1021-may-10BE SAR meet 2010
    may-09may-09NL SAR meet 2009
    26-jun-0827-jun-08 SAR Meet 2008
    20-jun-0525-jun-05 SAR meet 2005


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