|No. 118 Helicopter Unit, IAF|
|Country||Republic of India|
|Branch||Indian Air Force|
|Active||22 November 1971 - Present|
|Motto|| Apatsu Mitram|
A friend in time of need
The 118 Helicopter Unit, with 11 Mi-17s provides air maintenance in the form of rations, medicines and service equipment to around seven Advance Landing Grounds.
Helicopters of the unit has been tasked with flood relief operations for parts of the India and of Bhutan. The unit took an active part in IPKF operations in Sri Lanka in 1987. This unit has been providing assistance to civil authorities in North East India, West Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa.
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