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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

First ever Station Commanders Cadet for RAF Valley

Charlton Grffin

26 August 2014

CADET Flight Sergeant James Turner from 2445 (Ardudwy) Squadron, Air Training Corps has been awarded the RAF Valley Charlton Griffin Trophy.

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Children’s hospice visit to RAF Valley

Ty Gobaith

26 August 2014

CHILDREN and young people from Ty Gobaith (“Hope House“) hospice in Conwy had a day trip with a difference recently when they visited RAF Valley.

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