A Sea King picking up a downed crewman during a SAR exercise. The mighty Sea King has been saving lives along the German coastline for over 40 years. It will soon be replaced in that role by the NH90. These photos of Marinefliegergeschwader (MFG) 5 in action accompany the article "German Navy Helicopter Fleet Still Going Strong," by Anno Gravemaker, in the Vertiflite Sep/Oct issue. Photo taken June 19, 2019 by Anno Gravemaker CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.