With courage and faith
Pegasus rampant - approved by King Edward VIII in May 1936. The Pegasus commemorated the unit's co-operation with the Cavalry Corps on the Somme during World War I.
- Based at RAF Odiham, home of the UK Chinook Force
- Claimed 200 air-to-air victories by the end of WWI
- Former aircraft flown have included the Blenheim I and IV, Valiant and the Wessex
- 18 Squadron provided tactical air transport to front-line troops in Iraq (Operation TELIC) and Afghanistan (Operation HERRICK)
1915 - Formed at RAF Northolt.
1941 - Dropped a replacement artificial leg to the captured Douglas Bader during a bombing mission.
1955 - Took part in the Suez crisis.
1982 - Provided the sole Chinook in the Falklands campaign.
2017 - Supported the UK relief effort in the Caribbean after hurricane Irma.