No. 606 Squadron RAF
|No. 606 (Chiltern) Squadron RAF|
|Active||1 October 1999 – present|
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Part of||Royal Auxiliary Air Force|
|Motto||Steadfast in support|
|Squadron Badge heraldry||A red kite grasping a lightning flash|
|Squadron Codes||BG (Apr 1939 – Sep 1939)|
No 606 (Chiltern) Squadron was formed as a Royal Auxiliary Air Force helicopter support squadron at RAF Benson on 1 October 1999. It provides personnel for the RAF tactical support helicopter fleet and does not operate any aircraft itself.
The squadron code ‘BG’ was allocated to No 606 Squadron RAuxAF in 1939, but it was never activated during the Second World War.