Boeing 414 - H-47D Chinook

2010

Chinook HC.4


2010





Upgrade version for RAF Chinook HC.2/2A under name project Julius. Upgrade at Vector Aerospace (UK).


Model News

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


Organisations

From Organisation with model Chinook HC.4
1993
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    414 - H-47D Chinook 49 1993/now
2012
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    2012/now



Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NYearHistory
M.7001 1993 UK 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
jul12 18/27Sqn./BN
17aug13 type:HC.4 18/27Sqn. 100 years celebration Marin+
M.7007 1980 UK ZA671 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC.1 b-815;1994 1+
while operating from NAF El Centro, heavily damaged in +
16sep15 seen at RAF Akrotiri
04oct16 parked in maintenance at RAF Odiham
M.7013 1981 UK ZA713 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC1 b-844; DARA b+
RAF Chinook HC2; 25jan97 7Sqn./EM visit Newcastle
jul12 18/27Sqn.
M.7015 UK ZD984 : ch-47d RAF Chinook HC2 cnvt. from ex Chinook HC1 b-876 ; 2008 +
06apr02 pictured with II(AC) Squadron during 90th anniv+
UK ZD984 : jul11 at Vector Aerospace Fleetland for conversion HC.4
UK ZD984 : jul12 18/27Sqn.
01oct12 I believe this was a road runner along with ZA7+
4 C/N.

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