606 Sqn was formed in 1996 as the Helicopter Support Squadron. Part of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, it provides trained reservists to support the UK helicopter force on operations and in peacetime. Based at RAF Benson, the Sqn has provided personnel to support operations in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan.
List of aircraft
|C/N||Version||Built||In this Org||In other Org|
|wa176||hu.5||1964|| XS507 : ex FAA Wessex HU.5. To 606Sq (Royal Aux AF) for Helicopter Support traini+ || XS507 : dd 27/08/1964, 707Sq/W-CU by 1965, still Jun 1967 still 1969, 845Sq/C by S+ |
: Cat 4 damage 04Aug78 with airframe hours of 3132:05; Repaired; 772Squadron+
XS507 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XU
: 847Sq /XU noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
XS507 : 847 Squadron Coded XU noted RNAS Yeovilton 07May82; 707 squadron coded ZG +