No. 606 Squadron RAF

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No. 606 (Chiltern) Squadron RAF
Active 1 October 1999 –
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch Ensign of the Royal Air Force.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.

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

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