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ⓘ HT-18




HT-18
                                     

ⓘ HT-18

Helicopter Training Squadron EIGHTEEN is a United States Navy helicopter training squadron based at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Florida. The squadrons mission is helicopter pilot training for U. S. Navy, U. S. Marine Corps and U. S. Coast Guard Student Naval Aviators and for selected foreign military flight students from basic helicopter flight training through winging, the squadron also provides indoctrination fights for Midshipmen and Flight Surgeons. Student Naval Aviators report to HT-18 for helicopter training upon completion of primary flight training conducted in the T-6B Texan II U. S. Navy primary flight trainer. HT-18 flies both the TH-57B Sea Ranger and the TH-57C Sea Ranger. The Squadrons nickname is "Vigilant Eagles"