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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

Warrant Officer Kevin Beattie awarded the 2014 Valley Aviation Society Trophy

Valley Aviation Society Trophy

03 March 2015

RAF Valley Station Warrant Officer Kevin Beattie was awarded the prestigious VAS Trophy for 2014, for his outstanding contribution to station life during 2014.

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208(R) Sqn Unveils 100th Anniversary Jet at RAF Valley

208 Sqn Teaser

03 March 2015

No.208(R) Squadron Royal Air Force was formed on 25 October 1916 as No. 8 (Naval) Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service

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