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Welcome to RAF Valley

The Station Commander: Group Captain Peter Cracroft MA BEng 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 Search and Rescue Operations.

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

The Station is proud to support operational Search and Rescue (SAR) operations with C Flight of 22 Squadron and 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

Indian Air Force Chief visits RAF Valley

Indian Air Force Chief Visits RAF Valley

22 October 2014

THE head of the Indian Air Force (IAF) joined the RAF’s training chief at RAF Valley recently to view the world-leading technology that is helping to shape the fighter pilots of the future.

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RAF Valley “Big Brew Up” raises over £500 for SSAFA

SSAFA Big Brew Teaser

17 October 2014

FORCES charity SSAFA received a boost recently when RAF Valley personnel held a Big Brew Up event on the Anglesey base to raise funds.

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