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Welcome to RAF Valley

The Station Commander: Group Captain Brian R Braid MA RAF

The aim of this Station is:

- To train future fast jet aircrew

- To train Search and Rescue pilots and crew

- To save lives through the RAF Valley Mountain Rescue Team

The majority of sorties flown from RAF Valley are Hawk TMk2 operations executed by IV(R) Squadron and 208(R) Squadron with Hawk TMk1 .

The Station is proud to support Search and Rescue (SAR) training carried out by the SAR Training Unit (SARTU), flying Griffin and Augusta AW139 Helicopters.

In the fulfillment of this task, we are by far the busiest Station in the Royal Air Force

 

Latest News

208(R) Squadron Centenary Tailfin Unveiled at Valley

208 Sqn Centenary Tailfin Teaser

11 January 2016

RAF Valley based 208(R) Squadron have unveiled a brand new Hawk TMk1 livery to commemorate their 100th Anniversary.

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New Years Honour for RAF Valley Squadron Commander

Dan Beard OBE Teaser

06 January 2016

Wing Commander Dan Beard, formerly of RAF Valley, has been awarded a OBE in the 2016 New Years Honours List.

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