No. 606 Squadron RAF

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No. 606 (Chiltern) Squadron RAF
Active 1 October 1999 – present
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch Air Force Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Air Force
Part of Royal Auxiliary Air Force
Garrison/HQ RAF Benson
Motto Steadfast in support
Insignia
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.

History

The squadron code ‘BG’ was allocated to No 606 Squadron RAuxAF in 1939, but it was never activated during the Second World War.

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