Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1

Gruppenkommandeure:

  • Hptm Arnold Willerding, Jan 1940 - Aug 1940
  • Obstlt Ludwig Reeps, 25 Sep 1940 - 14 Oct 1943
  • ?

Formed Jan 1940 in Braunschweig-Waggum as Segelflugschule der Luftwaffe, with 8 Ju 52 and 20 DFS.230. In Sep 1940 moved to Neuhausen, and was renamed Fliegerschule der Luftwaffe (S) 1.

In Apr 1942 renamed Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1 with:

Stab/Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1
1./Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1
2./Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1
3./Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1
4./Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1
5./Ergänzungsgruppe (S) 1 was formed later

In Jan 1943 part of the Gruppe was used to form IV./ but IV./ was disbanded Apr 1943, and the remnants returned to the Gruppe.

Disbanded 9 Sep 1944.

Used the following aircraft: Avia B.534, Bu 131, DFS.230, Do 23, Fw 44, Gladiator, Gloster G.5, Gloster 9, Go 242, Grunau Baby, He 45, He 46, He 72, He 111, Hs 126, Ju 52, Ju 88, Kranich, MS.230, Letov S.328, LS 305, PWS-26 and SG 38

Airfields and Air Base Locations

Jan 1940 - Sep 1940 Braunschweig-Waggum
Aug 1940 - Apr 1941 Neuhausen
Apr 1941 - ?.42 Langendiebach
?.42 - 25 Feb 1943 Wertheim
26 Feb 1943 - ?.44 Zellhausen
?.44 - 9 Sep 1944 Frankfurt-Eschborn

This webpage was updated 11th October 2020