All posts tagged 'CH-47'

High Praise for the 50 year old CH-47 Chinook Helicopter

Posted on August 21st, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

Here are a few quotes from those who actually use and appreciate the venerable Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter.   “The Chinook has served as the backbone of U.S. Army aviation since the Vietnam era, revolutionizing how we move troops and supplies in combat, and save lives and deliver aid in..
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Boeing Marks 50 Years of Delivering Chinook Helicopters

Posted on August 18th, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

As Boeing marks the 50th anniversary of delivering the first H-47 Chinook military helicopter, the company is nearing completion of a $130 million renovation of its production line near Philadelphia that will help it meet global demand for the latest model, the CH-47F. “The Chinook has served as the backbone..
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