Upgrade version for RAF Chinook HC.2/2A under name project Julius. Upgrade at Vector Aerospace (UK).
QinetiQ to Support RAF Chinook Upgrade, 20-Oct-15 : QinetiQ has signed a £5.2m contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to independently evaluate Boeing’s Digital Automatic Flight Control System upgrades to the Chinook helicopter.
RAF Chinook to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief, 03-May-15 : UK assistance after the Kathmandu 7.8 earthquake includes sending three Royal Air Force Chinooks helicopters to Nepal
|Chinook HC.4 operational in Afghanistan, 10-Jan-13 : With an initial release to service granted in May 2012, RAF Chinooks crews were able to begin their operational work-up on the Mk 4 before declaring an initial operating capability in June 2012.|
Boeing Begins Flight Testing UK Chinook Mk4, 24-Jan-11 : Boeing UK has begun flight testing the first Chinook Mk4 helicopter for the Royal Air Force (RAF) under Project Julius
List of Operators of Boeing Chinook HC.4
|From||Organisation with model Chinook HC.4|
|M.7001||1993|| ZA718 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC1 b-849 |
ZA718 was first HC.2 convt; May93 d/d A&AEE at Boscombe+
31jul08 pictured as /BN at RNAS Culdrose Air Day
17aug13 type:HC.4 18/27Sqn. 100 years celebration Marin+
|M.7007||1980|| ZA671 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC.1 b-815;1994 1+ |
78 Sq / J by Aug 1999
while operating from NAF El Centro, heavily damaged in +
16sep15 seen at RAF Akrotiri
04oct16 parked in maintenance at RAF Odiham
|M.7013||1981|| ZA713 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC1 b-844; DARA b+ |
RAF Chinook HC2; 25jan97 7Sqn./EM visit Newcastle
78 Sq / EM by Aug 1999
|M.7015|| ZD984 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC1 b-876 ; 2008 + |
06apr02 pictured with II(AC) Squadron during 90th anniv+
ZD984 : jul11 at Vector Aerospace Fleetland for conversion HC.4
ZD984 : jul12 18/27Sqn.
01oct12 I believe this was a road runner along with ZA7+