3rd December 2020
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The fascinating world of airships and naval aviation – Aeronauticum Nordholz

by on 24th October 2020 0
A few kilometres from Cuxhaven, the well-known tourist spot of the North Sea, the Nordholz Naval Airbase (Fliegerhorst Nordholz) is located. And next to the main entrance to the base, one of the most interesting aviation museums in Europe can be found – Deutsches Luftschiff- und Marinefliegermuseum Nordholz, commonly known as ´Aeronauticum´. The official... Read More

Westland Sea King HU.5

by on 21st October 2020 0
Westland Sea King HU.5, XV670, Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy, static display at 100th anniversary of Marineflieger (German Naval Aviation), Fliegerhorst Nordholz, June 2013. Westland WS-61 Sea King is a medium-lift transport and utility helicopter, that was manufactured in the Great Britain between 1969 and 1995, under a licence from Sikorsky company. Most of... Read More

Light and shadow of Jester – a story of Marineflieger P-3C Orion MPA (1)

by on 17th July 2020 0
Already shortly after its creation, the post-World War II German naval aviation (Marineflieger), started to play a significant role within the NATO structure in Northern Europe. Officially established in 1956, the naval aviation arm of Bundeswehr was developed with a considerable assistance of the United Kingdom that offered knowledge, training and also aircraft. The... Read More

Fouga CM-170R Magister

by on 26th November 2019 0
Fouga CM-170R Magister, D-IFCC (Quax Flieger) – a photo taken in June, during the spotter day in Nordholz air base (Fliegerhorst Nordholz), organized in addition to the Tag der Bundeswehr 2019 annual open doors event of the German armed forces. Developed in the early 1950s, as the replacement of piston-powered trainers in the French... Read More

Bombardier DHC-8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

by on 13th August 2019 0
DHC-8 Q300 MSA ´501´ from the Swedish Coast Guard (Kustbevakningen) is visiting the Nordholz air force base in Northern Germany, August 2013. Back in 2003, the Swedish authorities decided to replace the ageing fleet of Swedish Coast Guard maritime surveillance aircraft. Three CASA 212 aeroplanes already provided the surveillance duties for more than 20... Read More
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