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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

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The last Lockheed F-104 Starfighter was withdrawn from the active service in Luftwaffe (West German Air Force) The Jagdbombergeschwader 34 ´Allgäu´, based at Memmingen in Bayern, was the last Luftwaffe combat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

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

22 May 1991

The last operational flight of F-104 Starfighter in the German Air Force. Lockheed F-104G Starfighter ´98+04´, operated by the Wehrtechnische Dienststelle 61 (Technical and Airworthiness Centre) in Manching, took-off for the last operational flight of […]