Main operations include VIP transport, coastal recce flights, command and control and telstar in crime prevention operations in co-operation with the police and Army. The unit is staffed by volunteer aircrew flying civilian aircraft.
Established as 110 Air Commando on 24 September 1963. With effect from 1st October 1968 control of 110 Commando Squadron passed from the SA Army to the S.A.A.F. The squadron came under total control of Tactical Group. Transferred to Light Aircraft Command, S.A.A.F. in 1970.