A project by Jan-Hendrik, Bernd R and Dmitrij2

Most Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regimenter were formed from the old Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilungen on 1.4.39 (becoming Stab and I. Abt. of the new unit). The commander of the new Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment, and was at the same time, commander of the I. Ausbildungs-Abteilung:
Luftflotte 1: Rgt 10, 11, 21, 31, 41, 51. 61, 71
Luftflotte 2: Rgt.12, 32, 42, 52, 62, 72, 82
Luftflotte 3: Rgt.13, 23, 33, 43, 53, 63
Luftflotte 4: Rgt.14, 24
The Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment was each to have 3 Abteilungen:
I. Abt from the old Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung (1. - 5. kp.)
II. Abt. new (6. - 10. kp.)
III. Abt. was the Flugzeugführerschule A/B that was attached (Schule)
This plan had not been implemented by 1.9.39, and all Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regimenter still only had the I. Abteilung.
At mobilisation (26.8.39) the following units were formed:
Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 16 from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 16 (no Schule attached)
Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 26 from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 26 (no Schule attached)
Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 22
the II. Abteilung in all Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regimenter
the Flugzeugführerschulen A/B that were attached to the regiments became known as Schule/Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment, and functioned as the III. Abt of the regiment.
In 10.41/11.41 the Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regimenter were renamed Flieger-Regimenter, and most moved outside Germany for garrison duties. The Schule (Flugzeugführerschulen A/B) became independent and remained in Germany.
Most Flieger-Regimenter were used to form the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisionen in 1942.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 10

Kommandeure:
Oberst Robert Pistorius, 1.4.39 - 23.11.39
Gen Maj Franz Biwer 26.8.39
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Neukuhren from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 10. 11.41 renamed Flieger-Regiment 10. In 1941 moved to Maubeuge, Luftgau Belgium-Nordfrankreich. Disbanded 7.42 and was used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 1 in Luftgau-Kommando I.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 11

Kommandeure:
Oberst Nikolaus Graf von Luckner, 1.4.39 - 15.6.40
GenMaj Robert Pistorius, 5.8.40 - 1941
GenMaj Dipl.Ing. Eduard Riesch, 1941 - 1942
GenMaj Robert Pistorius, 1942 - 10.42
Formed 1.4.39 in Schönwalde from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 11. 1941 renamed Flieger-Regiment 11. In 1942 the I. and II. Btl. moved outside Germany (to ?). In autumn 1942 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 12

Kommandeure:
Oberst Karl-Albrecht Mensching, 1.4.39 - ?
Oberst Dipl.Ing. Joseph Hilgers, ? - 10.11.39
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Münster-Handorf from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 12. In 1941 moved to Douai, and in 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 12. In 10.42 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 12 in Bergen/Celle.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 13

Kommandeure:
Oberslt Kurt Boettge 1.4.39
Oberst Herman Unger, 1.4.39 - 31.3.40
ObLt Hermann Aue, 1.4.40 - ?
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Neubiberg, near München, from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 13. In 1941 moved to Angers, Luftgau Westfrankreich, and in 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 13. Disbanded 11.42, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 13 in Fallingbostel.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 14

Kommandeure:
?
Maj Axel Frhr. von Jena, 4.3.40 - ?
Formed 1.4.39 in Klagenfurt from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 14. In 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 14 and moved outside Germany (to ?). In September 1942 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 4.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 16

Kommandeure:
?
GenMaj Hans-Jochen von Arnim, 1941 - 10.42
Formed 26.8.39 in Schleswig from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 16. In 1941 moved to Denmark (Stab, I. and III.?) and in 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 16. In October 1942 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 21

Kommandeure:
Oberst Rüdiger von Heyking, 1.4.39 - ?
Oberst Fritz Müller, ? - 12.7.40
Oberst E. Weber, 24.7.40 - 20.9.40
Maj Hellmuth Petzold, 20.9.40 - ?
Formed 1.4.39 in Magdeburg from Luftwaffen-Ersatz-Abteilung 21. In 1941 moved to Reims, Luftgau Belgien-Nordfrankreich and renamed Flieger-Regiment 21. In September 1942 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 6 in Groß-Born.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 22

Kommandeure:
Oberst Friedrich Wilhelm Wichardt, 1.4.39 - 1941
Maj Karl-Heinrich Schulz, 3.7.40 - 15.10.40
ObLt Gustav Wilke, ?
Hermann Adler 6.5.44 - 5.6.44
Formed 26.8.39 in Güstrow, from Fliegerschule Neustadt-Glewe. In 1941 moved to Ghent and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 22 (Stab, I. 1-6, later also a III. Btl. and an Ausbildungs-Abteilung). In 8.44 redesignated Luftgau-Feld-Regiment Belgien/Nordfrankreich (mot.) 22 with Stab, I. and II. Never completed and was instead absorbed by the 3. and 5. Fallschirm-Jäger-Divisions on 9.9.44.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 23

Kommandeure:
GenMaj Josef Pultar, 1.4.39 - ?
ObLt Erich Bonde, 13.9.40 - ?
Formed 1.4.39 in Kaufbeuren, Luftgau VII, from Luftwaffen-Ersatz-Abteilung 23. In 1941 moved to Belfort (I. and II. Btl.) and renamed Flieger-Regiment 23. Moved to Russia in Autumn 1942, for anti-partisan duties at Gorodok and along the Vitebsk-Nevel railway line. In the Spring of 1943 operated mainly around Seschtschinskaja, between Roslavl and Brjansk. Disbanded 14.7.43, and was used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 20 in Denmark.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 24

Kommandeure:
Oberst Wolfgang Weese, 1.9.39 - 1.4.40
Oberst Erhard Schmidt, 1.4.40 - 25.10.42
Formed 1.5.39 in Krems-Feuerbrunn (Schule in Parndorf) from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 24. In 1941 moved to Wieschau/Upper Schlesia and renamed Flieger-Regiment 24. Moved later in 1941 to Olmütz. In 1942 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 26

Kommandeure:
?
Oberst Wolfgang Weese, ?
Formed 26.8.39 in Heiligenhafen, Kreis Oldenburg (Stab, I. 1-5 and II. 6-10) from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 26. In 1941 renamed Flieger-Regiment 26 in Heiligenhafen. 1942 moved to ?Denmark with Stab, I. and II. Btl. In 1943 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 31

Kommandeure:
Oberst Kurt Boettge, 1.4.39 - 1941
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Heiligenbeil from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 31. In 1941 moved to Hilversum, Luftgau Holland, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 31 (I. - III. Btl.). In 10.42 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 11 in Munsterlager.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 32

Kommandeure:
Oberst Herbert Sonnenburg, 1.4.39 - 31.3.40
Oberst Gotthardt Kapuste, 1.4.40 - 1.11.44
Formed 1.4.39 in Uetersen from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 32. Moved to Luftgau XVII on 22.2.40 with Ausbildungs-Bataillon and Fliegerschule. In 1941 moved to Rochefort, Luftgau Westfrankreich, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 32, with I. and II. Battalions (III., IV. and V. was added later). In the Winter 1943/44 the IV./32 was renamed I./Flieger-Regiment 94 and V./32 became I./Flieger-Regiment 91. The Regiment was disbanded in August 1944, except I./32 which remained in Fortress St. Nazaire.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 33

Kommandeure:
Oberst Heinrich Geerkens, 1.04.1939 – 00.10.1942
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Ingolstadt from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 33 (Planned move to Darmstadt was cancelled). In 1941 stationed at Wormditt, East Prussia. In 1942 moved outside Germany (to East?), and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 33. In 1942 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 41

Kommandeure:
Oberst Hans Schüz, 1.4.39 - 1940
ObLt Hermann Aue, 1940 - 1.4.40
Oberst Rüdiger von Heyking, 1.4.40 - 25.7.40
Oberst Wilhelm Kohlbach, 25.7.40 - 1942
Formed 1.4.39 in Frankfurt/Oder from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 41. In 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 41, and later used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 42

Kommandeure:
Gen Maj Wolf Freiherr von Biedermann 1.4.39 - 1940

Formed 1.4.39 in Stade from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 42. In 1941 stationed at Salzwedel, Luftgau XI, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 42. In 1942 moved outside Germany (to ?). On 29.10.42 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 8 in Mielau.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 43

Kommandeure:
Oberst Hans Poetsch, 1.4.39 - 5.10.39
ObLt Albert Schlack, 7.10.39 - ?
Formed 1.4.39 in Crailsheim from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 43, and on 22.2.40 moved to Wien-Stammersdorf. In 1942 moved outside Germany (to ?) and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 43 (I. and II. Btl.). In Winter 42/43 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 50

Kommandeure :

Gen Maj Josef Pultar 13.9.40 - 12.42

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 51

Kommandeure:

Hermann Adler 1.2.44 - 5.5.44

Formed 1.4.39 in Weimar-Nohra from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 51. In 1941 moved to Antwerpen, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 51. In 1942 strength was increased to 3 battalions. Was absorbed by the 3. and 5. Fallschirm-Jäger-Divisions on 9.9.44. An Ausbildungs-Bataillon was reformed on 9.10.44 in Luftgau VI.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 52

Kommandeure:
GenMaj Herbert Kettner, 1.4.39 - 30.9.42
Formed 1.4.39 in Halberstadt from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 52. In 1941 moved to Soissons, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 52. In 1942 strength was increased to 3 battalions. In December 1942 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 18.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 53

Kommandeure:
Oberst Johannes Belau, 1940
Oberst Ernst Weber, 1940 - 1943
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Straubing from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 53, and on 22.2.40 moved to Gutenfeld/East Prussia. In 1941 moved to Tongern, Luftgau Belgien-Nordfrankreich, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 53 (I. - III. Btl.). In 8.44 redesignated Luftgau-Feld-Regiment Belgien/Nordfrankreich (mot.) 53 with Stab, I. and II. Never completed and was instead absorbed by the 3. and 5. Fallschirm-Jäger-Divisions on 9.9.44. An Ausbildungs-Bataillon was formed 9.10.44, but disbanded in 1945 (according to the Feldpostübersicht).

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 61

Kommandeure:
Hans Erdmann 1.4.39 - 7.10.42
Maj Wilhelm Branning, ? - 20.5.40
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Oschatz from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 61. In 11.41 renamed Flieger-Regiment 61. In November 1942 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 14 in Luftgau III.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 62

Kommandeure:
Oberst Heinz Funcke, 1.4.39 - 15.2.40
Oberst Joachim Sperling, 15.2.40 - ?
Oberst Ehrenfried Tschoeltsch, ? - 12.1.41
Oberst Hermann Muggenthaler, 15.1.41 - 30.6.41
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Quedlinburg from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 62. Moved to Blois, Luftgau Westfrankreich, in 1941, and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 62. In 10.42 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 9 in Arys.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 63

Kommandeure:
?
Formed 1.4.39 in Eger from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 63. In 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 63 and moved to France. In November 1942 saw action in Southern France (Marseille, Nimes, Montelimar), now with 3 battalions. Part of unit used to form Flieger-Regiment 90 in Summer 1943. During 8.44 withdrawn through Avignon and Rhonetal, and was disbanded the same month.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 71

Kommandeure:
Oberst Georg Weiner, 1.4.39 - 26.5.40
ObLt Richard Gattersleben, 27.5.40 - ?
Formed 1.4.39 in Sorau from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 71. In 1941 stationed at Schweidnitz. In 1942 renamed Flieger-Regiment 71 and moved to Southern France (Bordeaux, Montelimar and Lyon) with 3 battalions . Disbanded 8.44 after withdrawing through Rhonetal.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 72

Kommandeure:
Oberst Alfred Sturm, 1.9.39 - 1.4.40
ObLt Erich Munske, 1.4.40 - ?
ObLt Walther Wadehn, 5.3.42 - 31.8.42
Formed 1.4.39 in Detmold from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 72. On 22.2.40 moved to Luftgau XVII. In 1941 moved outside Germany (to ?) and was renamed Flieger-Regiment 72. In 10.42 disbanded, and used to form Luftwaffen-Feld-Division 10.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 82

Kommandeure:
Oberst Rudolf Petrauschke, 1.4.39 - 15.10.42
Formed 1.4.39 in Quakenbrück from Flieger-Ersatz-Abteilung 82. In 1941 became Flieger-Regiment 82. In Winter 42/43 disbanded, and used to form one of the Luftwaffen-Feld-Divisions.

Flieger-Ausbildungs-Regiment 202

A Stab IV./202 is mentioned 1945 in the Feldpostübersicht. Regiments 201 - 205 were apparently identical to Luftwaffen-Ausblidungs-Regimenter 1 - 5. All other documents however only mentions Luftwaffen-Ausbildungs-Regimenter 1 - 5.

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