Formed in May 1941 as an RAF unit at RAF Acklington in Northumbria, UK. Disbanded at Predannack in Cornwall on 1 Sep 1945. Reformed in Jul 1972 as VT406 at CFB Shearwater with a mix of Sea Kings and fixed-wing Trackers for maritime operational training. When the Trackers left for CFB Summerside in summer 1981, the unit was redesignated HT406.
News of 406 Squadron
Virtual Reality Rescue Hoist Simulator for CH-148, 09-Jan-18 : Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc will build and deliver a new virtual reality rescue hoist simulator for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Maritime Helicopter CH-148 Cyclone
406MOTS List of helicopters
|C/N||Version||Built||In this Org||In other Org|
|61-382||ch-124||1967|| 12439 : CAF; 1990 type:CH124A 406Sqn./439 || 4039 : Sikorsky S-61B, c/n 61-382, del Royal Canadian Navy as CHSS-2, 4039, 1967;+ |