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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 and 208(R) Squadron with Hawk TMk1 .

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 Valley Based Search & Rescue Training Unit Becomes 202 (Reserve) Squadron

202 Teaser

09 May 2016

With the recent disbandment of UK military Search & Rescue, the RAF Valley-based Search & Rescue Training Unit (SARTU) - a unit of the Defence Helicopter Flying School – will be formally numbered 202 (Reserve) Squadron.

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RAF Valley at Anglesey Day

Anglesey Day Teaser

27 April 2016

RAF personnel and MOD Civil Servants from across the station have been in London recently representing RAF Valley at Anglesey Day in the Houses of Parliament.

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