No 7 Helicopter Squadron was formed on February 26, 1973 (from a Flight in No 3 Squadron) as part of the Air Lift Wing and is based at KAAB, Amman and has flown the Allouette III; S76; Hughes 500D and is now equipped with the Super Puma. Its duties include light and medium air lift; search and rescue; medivac; internal and border security; missions with the Special Forces and anti-terrorism operations; VIP transport and aerial photography.