Flughafenbetriebskompanien

Overview:

The Flughafenbetriebskompanie´s (FBK) primary duty was repair and service for all the aircraft of a specific unit. The FBK belonged to the various Gruppen of the heavier units, incl. Kampfgeschwader, Sturzkampfgeschwader, Zerstorergeschwader, and various reconnaissance and transport units.

Normally fully motorised, consisted of 150 men, and was divided into 4 platoons (zŁge) - 3 BetriebszŁge and 1 Werkstattzug, and would normally follow the Gruppe around to the various bases.

Initially most Gruppen had 2 FBK 's, but this was changed to one each, after Jan 1943.

1. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG28

Formed Sep 1939 in Jesau. In Feb 1940 redesignated 7.FBK-KG26.

Served with I./KG28 (Sep 1939 - Feb 1940)

3. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG28

Formed Feb 1940 in Jesau. In Jul 1940 redesignated 4.FBK-KG76.

Served with III./KG28 (Feb 1940 - Jul 1940)

4. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG28

Formed May 1939 in GŁtersloh. In Dec 1939 redesignated 4.FBK-KG54.

Reformed Dec 1939 in Jesau. On 10 Jan 1943 redesignated 109. Flughafenbetriebskompanie (Qu).

Served with II./KG28 (May 1939 - Jun 1940), and ?

5. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG28

Formed May 1939 in GŁtersloh. In Dec 1939 redesignated 5.FBK-KG54.

Served with II./KG28 (May 1939 - Dec 1939)

8. Flughafenbetriebskompanie KG28

Formed Feb 1940 in Jesau. Disbanded Jul 1940.

Served with III./KG28 (Feb 1940 - Jul 1940)

 

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