No 11 Squadron was established as a fighter squadron on January 6, 1978 with the F5E with the role of air defence and air to ground. It has been based at PHAB in H5 and MSAB in Azraq and on March 31, 1985 exchanged squadron numbers with No 6 Squadron. It became a training squadron and was equipped with the T37 at KHAC until 1987 when the Casa 101 came into service as the basic jet trainer.