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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

Royal Air Force Valley Hawk T2 Detachment to MOD St Athan

T2 Det to MOD St Athan Teaser

28 July 2016

A detachment of Royal Air Force Hawk T2 advanced fast jet training aircraft will be deployed to MOD St Athan for the month of August, while essential runway re-furbishment work is carried out at their home base.

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Royal Air Force Valley takes part in Ceremony of the Keys

Ceremony of the Keys Teaser

08 July 2016

RAF Valley was honoured to be able to take part in a historic ceremony at Caernarfon Castle recently, organised by 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh; Wales's Army Reserve Infantry Battalion.

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