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Westland Sea King Mk.41

Westland Sea King Mk.41, ´89+55´, Marinefliegergeschwader 5 of the German Naval Aviation (Marineflieger), in special livery ´100th Anniversary of German Naval Aviation´, Nordholz air base, August 2013. At the end of 1960s Germany decided to […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

6 November 1936

Generalmajor Hugo Sperrle was entrusted the command of Legion Condor, with the field command given to Oberstleutnant Wolfram von Richthofen. When a military coup of Spain took place on 17th July 1936, the country, divided […]

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Dornier Do 24T-3

Dornier Do 24T-3, exhibited in Flugwerft Schleißheim (an aviation branch of the Deutsches Museum in Munich), Oberschleißheim, October 2019 In August of 1934, the Reich Ministry of Aviation (Reichsluftfahrtministerium – RLM) issued a request for […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

23 October 1987

The last Lockheed F-104 Starfighter was withdrawn from the active service in Luftwaffe (West German Air Force) The Jagdbombergeschwader 34 ´Allgäu´, based at Memmingen in Bayern, was the last Luftwaffe combat squadron to withdraw the […]