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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

PGA Golfer Jamie Donaldson Flies for RAF Benevolent Fund

Jamie Teaser

03 August 2015

PRO golfer Jamie Donaldson raised his game recently when he flew in a IV(R) Squadron Hawk TMk2 in recognition of his work for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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RAF Valley Adventure Racing Team in Swaziland

Adventure Racing Team

31 July 2015

FOUR INTREPID adventurers from RAF Valley stretched the definition of extreme sports recently when they took part in an ultra endurance race in Swaziland.

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