- Formed 16.7.39 in Schleissheim (Gruppenstab, 1. and 2. staffeln), andon 26.7.39 the Reservestaffel/JG71 was formed.
- 1./JG71 became 11./JG72 on 28.8.39.
- The rest of I./JG71 was redesignated II./JG51 in October 1939(Gruppenstab I./JG71 became Gruppenstab II./JG51, 2./JG71 became 4./JG51and Reservestaffel/JG71 became 5./JG51).
|7.39 – 8.39||Schleissheim||Luftgau-Kommando VII||Bf 109D|
|8.39 – 9.39||Fürstenfeldbruck||Luftgau-Kommando VII||Bf 109D|
|9.39 – 10.39||Eutingen?||Luftgau-Kommando VII||Bf 109D|