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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 202(R) Sqn, flying the 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

STEM girls from Ysgol David Hughes visit RAF Valley

STEM Girls Teaser

23 June 2016

A group of female students from Ysgol David Hughes, Menai Bridge, Anglesey visited RAF Valley as part of the Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths initiative.

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A Village Playground Recently Celebrated its Re-opening With a Flypast by a Hawk T2 Aircraft

Village Playground Teaser

14 June 2016

A village playground recently celebrated its re-opening with a flypast by a Hawk T2 aircraft from RAF Valley and a visit from a Squirrel helicopter from Defence Helicopter Flying School, RAF Shawbury.

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