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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

RAF Valley Rides to Victory at the Inter-Station League

RAF Valley Equestrian Victory Teaser

23 November 2015

A team of riders from RAF Valley have emerged as champions of the RAF Equitation Association Inter Station League, held at RAF Cranwell.

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Remembrance at RAF Valley

Remembrance at RAF Valley Teaser

12 November 2015

Personnel from across RAF Valley - military, civil servants and civilian contractors - gathered together on 11 November 2015 to pay tribute to the fallen.

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