RAF Benson currently has four resident helicopter Squadrons. Each Squadron consists of both aircrew and engineers as well as administrative and operations support staff. We also have one Royal Auxiliary Air Force Reserve Squadron.
28 Squadron currently operate Chinook and Puma helicopters and is responsible for training RAF helicopter aircrew.
33 Squadron operate the Puma Mk2 helicopters alongside 230 Squadron.
230 Squadron operate the Puma Mk2 helicopters alongside 33 Squadron.
606 (Chiltern) Squadron is a dedicated helicopter support squadron formed in 1996 at RAF Benson.
78 Squadron formally disbanded in October 2014.