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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

Welsh Livery Guild Boost to RAF Charity

Welsh Livery Tease

18 November 2014

The Welsh Livery Guild gave a charity supported by the Royal Air Force a boost recently when they awarded a cheque for £500 to RAF Valley Flight Lieutenant Ellis Williams

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Plas Menai staff gain insight into RAF Valley operations

Plas Menai Teaser

13 November 2014

INSTRUCTORS and staff from the National Outdoor Centre for Wales, Plas Menai, visited RAF Valley recently to gain an insight into both fast jet and search and rescue training

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