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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

Hawk T2 Major Milestone at RAF Valley

Hawk Sortie

24 April 2014

THE RAF’s most advanced jet trainer, the Hawk TMk2, marked its 10000th sortie at RAF Valley recently. This significant milestone comes on the back of the aircraft reaching its 10000th flying hour, which it achieved back in November 2013.

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Red Arrows visit RAF Valley

Red Arrows Teaser 50

10 April 2014

The Red Arrows, visited RAF Valley recently to allow it’s aircrew to train on the BAE Systems Hawk TMk1 Simulator based at the Anglesey airbase

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