|No. 116 Helicopter Unit, IAF|
|Country||Republic of India|
|Branch||Indian Air Force|
|Active||1 January 1970 - Present|
|Motto|| Apatsu Mitram|
A friend in time of need
The 116 Helicopter unit was formed in 1967 at Sarsawa and it operates Chetak and the Light Combat HAL Dhruv. The President of India awarded Standards to 116 Helicopter Unit of Indian Air Force at Jodhpur on 5 Mar 2015.
The air combatants of this unit have undertaken numerous sorties for executing relief and rescue operations in various parts of the country.
- ↑ "Squadrons and Helicopter Units". Bharat Rakshak. http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Units/Squadrons/292-Squadrons.html. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- ↑ http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2015/03/strong-defence-forces-needed-for.html
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