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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

Change of command at 208(R) Squadron

OC 208 Teaser

06 May 2015

Wing Commander Chris Kidd - a former RAF Valley flying instructor - took the reins of one of the Royal Air Force’s most distinguished flying squadrons...

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UK’s Typhoon Force Commander visits RAF Valley

Typhoon Visit Teaser

06 May 2015

THE HEAD of the Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Force, Air Commodore Ian Duguid visited RAF Valley recently to see the world-leading technology that is helping to shape the United Kingdom’s Typhoon pilots of the future.

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