Formed 15 Dec 1939 in Wien-Schwechat as Jagdfliegerschule Wien-Schwechat with 3 staffeln. On 15 Jan 1940 redesignated Jagdfliegerschule 5.
4./JFS5 was formed 1 Jul 1941 in Le Havre-Octeville from the Jabo-Lehrgang/JFS5 with Bf 109E-7 (Olt Fulbert Zink), and was intended to support JG2 and JG26 for the defence of France. Received the first Bf 109F-2 in Oct 1941. Officially attached to JG2, and on 1 Apr 1942 disbanded. During its 9 month service, the unit had about 80 victories, incl. 17 by Olt. Zink. Based at Le Havre-Octeville Jul 1941-Mar 1942 under Stab/JG2.
5./JFS5 was formed 3 Oct 1941 in Bernay (Jagdlehrerstaffel) under Olt. Karl-Heinz Schnell. On 1 Sep 1942 redesignated Jagdlehreruberprufungsstelle.
On 27 Jan 1943 redesignated JG105 with :
Stab/JFS5 became Stab/JG105
1./JFS5 became 1./JG105
2./JFS5 became 2./JG105
3./JFS5 became 3./JG105
Used the following aircraft: Ar 96, Ar 66, Ar 68, Ar 96, Bf 108, Bf 109, Bu 131, Bu 133, C.445, D.520, Fw 190 and MS.406
Airfields and Air Base Locations
|15 Dec 1939 - Jun 1941||Wien-Schwechat*|
|Jun 1941 - 24 Feb 1943||Villacoublay-Nord*|
* 2./JFS5 at Parndorf (Jan 1940 - 30 May 1941), Guyancourt (1 Jun 1941 - Nov 1942), Bernay (Nov 1942 - Feb 1943) and Paris-Orly (Feb 1943 - 24 Feb 1943)
* 3./JFS5 at Toussus le Noble (27 May 1941 - Oct 1942); 4./JFS5 was at Le Havre-Octeville during its existence (Jul 1941 - 30 Apr 1942).
* 5./JFS5 at Bernay (Oct 1941 - Aug 1942), Villacoublay-Nord (Aug 1942 - Aug 1942) and Orleans-Bricy (Aug 1942 - 30 Aug 1942).
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