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606 Sqn provides reservists in ground-support branches to reinforce the Support Helicopter Force within Joint Helicopter Command.
Steadfast in support
1939-The squadron code ‘BG’ was allocated to No. 606 Squadron RAuxAF, but it was not activated during the Second World War.
1996- Formed as the Helicopter Support Squadron of the RAuxAF at RAF Benson.
1999 – Awarded its 606 Squadron number after operations in the Balkans.
606 Squadron does not have any Battle Honours at this time.
As a Communications Electronic Engineer Officer, you'll be a leader, as well as a technical decision maker, responsible for the RAF's vast array of information technology communications services, and data network systems.
Vehicle and Mechanical Equipment Technicians carry out repairs and adjustments on a range of land-based vehicles and equipment that support aircraft and ground operations.
RAF Regiment Officers specialise in ground combat tactics, leading and directing the RAF Regiment squadrons that protect RAF bases and forward operating bases.
Flight Operation Assistants provide aircrews and air traffic controllers with the information to plan and execute missions safely.
RAF Regiment Gunners specialise in infantry tactics, weaponry, field craft, and force protection, defending RAF bases and overseas air operations.
Manage the vital assets the RAF relies on - from their receipt right through to their disposal.
Logistics Officers manage the movement of the people, transport and equipment necessary to keep aircraft flying.
Photographers play a range of roles in the RAF, capturing everything from aerial reconnaissance images to public relations portraits.
Nurturing our most important assets is a top priority. Working alongside a range of external bodies you'll ensure the development of RAF personnel.
Flight Operations Managers plan aircraft tasks and manage Flight Operations teams providing a link between the operations rooms and the aircrew.
RAF Drivers operate cars, minibuses, cranes and specialist vehicles to ensure RAF personnel and equipment are in the right place at the right time.
Electrical Technicians maintain and repair a diverse range of electrical equipment, ensuring RAF aircraft are able to take off and complete their missions safely.
Plan, organise and prepare meals for our personnel at home, overseas, on the ground and in the air. RAF Chefs also cater for VIPs and cook in the field under canvas.
As an Aerosystems Engineer Officer you'll be a leader, as well as technical decision maker, responsible for the availability and airworthiness of the RAF's aircraft and support equipment.
606 (Chiltern) Sqn RAuxAF, RAF Benson, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 6AA
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