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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.

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

RAF Photographic Competition 2016: “People’s Choice” Public Vote Open

Photo Comp 2016 Teaser

19 August 2016

The annual public vote for the ‘People’s Choice’ RAF image of the year is now open.

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Fire Service Cadets visit RAF Valley

Fire Service Cadets Teaser

19 August 2016

RAF Valley is used to welcoming Air Cadets on camps and visits throughout the year, but hosted cadets of a different kind recently when sixteen Fire Service cadets from Northwich in Cheshire visited the base.

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