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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

One V One at 500 mph

208 Sqn

28 July 2014

THE ROYAL AIR FORCE continue to show strength with its advanced flying and tactical weapons program as personnel from 208 (Reserve) Squadron deploy for further training.

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Memorial unveiled for WW2 Airmen in Blaenau Ffestiniog

Memorial Service

15 July 2014

A MEMORIAL service was held recently in the North Wales town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in memory of eight military aircrew killed in the mountains above the town during 1941 and 1942.

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