united kingdom 118 Squadron

Royal Air Force

1918 to 1962    

Formed 1 Jan 1918 as a heavy bomber unit, it never saw service in WWI and was disbanded again on 7 Sep 1918. After service as a fighter squadron in WWII between Feb 1941 and Mar 1946, it reformed in May 1951 with Vampires, then Venoms, then Hunter F.4s until disbanding again in Jul 1957. Its brief association with rotary wing operations started on 1 Sep 1959 when it reformed with Sycamore HR.14s from a flight of 228 Squadron, at RAF Aldergrove. It disbanded on 31 Aug 1962.

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1959/62Type 171 Sycamore

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