No 3 Transport Squadron was formed in 1959 and was a mixture of fixed wing and helicopter until February 1973 when No 7 Helicopter Squadron was formed. It has been equipped through the years with the Dove; Heron; Ambassador; C47; C119; Brittan Norman Islander; Casa 212 and 235 with a helicopter flight of Whirlwind; Widgeon; Scout and Allouette III. The Squadron belongs to the Air Lift Wing and is based at KAAB, Amman. It is now equipped with the C130 Hercules and Casa 295.

The duties of this squadron include light and medium airlift and Special Forces airborne operations. It also carries out humanitarian missions which includes relief and evacuation.