Luftkriegsschule 2

Kommandeure:

  • Oberst Julius Schulz, 1 Apr 1936 - 31 Jan 1939
  • GenMaj Hellmuth Bieneck, 1 Feb 1939 - 24 Aug 1939
  • Oberst Heinz von Wühlisch, 25 Aug 1939 - 31 Jan 1940
  • Oberst Heinz Funke, 1 Feb 1940 - 30 Nov 1943
  • Oberst Lothar von Wurmb, 1 Dec 1943 - 12 Apr 1945

Formed 1 Apr 1936 in Berlin-Gatow as Luftkriegsschule Berlin-Gatow, partly from Kriegsschullehrgang fur Mürwicker Marineoffiziersanwarter.

On 15 Jan 1940 redesignated Luftkriegsschule 2 (LKS 2).

Pilot training ended Oct 1944. From 5 Mar 1945 began training Offizier-Anwartern der Fallschirmtruppe (Parachute officer-cadets) [at least planned]. 12 Apr 1945 redesignated II./Luftwaffen-Ausbildungs-Regiment 1 at Alt-Friedland.

Used the following aircraft: Ar 66, Ar 96, Bu 131, Bu 181, C.445, Fw 44, Fw 56, He 46, He 50, He 51, Kl 25, Kl 35, Kranich, NA-64, W.33 and W.34

Airfields and Air Base Locations
Date Location
Apr 1936 - Apr 1945 Berlin-Gatow*

* part of the school was stationed at Ödheim (Apr 1941 - Jul 1941) & (22 Aug 1941 - ?)

* satellite airfields for Berlin-Gatow: Güterfelde, Reinsdorf

* satellite airfields for Ödheim: Hohensalza, Illesheim, GOttingen, Oberschneckenbach

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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