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Helicopters

  • US Army Aviation CH-47F Chinook
  • US Army Aviation CH-47F Chinook cockpit

First 2 prototypes rolled-out in May 2002. First production model, Lot 1, delivered on July 2004 along with the MH-47G special operations variant. First of 352 production CH-47F rollout ceremony held June 2006 with first unit IOC achieved August 2007. As October 2014, 300 helicopters have been delivered to 18 active and National Guard units.

The multiyear II ( Chinook MYII ) configuration incorporates a number of product improvements such as the new Cargo-On-Off-Loading system that enables rapid re-configuration of the floor for cargo missions and the Cargo Platform Heath Environment system that provides real-time health monitoring to further reduce maintenance actions and ultimately reduce the overall life cycle cost of the product.

For other CH-47 Chinook variants in US Army service see:
  • CH-47 A/B/C
  • CH-47D
  • MH-47D
  • MH-47E
  • MH-47G


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    News

    Boeing to Build Three CH-47F Block II Test Aircraft, 28-Jul-17 : Boeing contracted to build 3 CH-47F Block II Chinooks. Testing begins in 2019 and eventually more than 500 US Army helicopters will be upgraded from 2023

    US Army CH-47F’s Cockpit Support Contract, 16-Nov-16 : Rockwell Collins won support contract for 1910 units of its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit for the US Army’s CH-47F helicopter fleet through 2021

    LORD Delivers First IVCS for CH-47F Chinook, 25-Oct-16 : LORD Corporation delivered first production orders of its Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) to Boeing for the CH-47F Chinook helicopter

    US Army Chinook Landing at PCX Aerostructures, 25-Oct-16 : US Army recognizes PCX Aerostructures for 40 years of manufacturing and delivering complex Flight Critical assemblies for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter

    82nd Airborne Received Chinook MYII, 01-Jul-16 : The 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade’s “Flippers”, Bravo Company, General Support Aviation Battalion 3rd GSAB, received new CH-47 Multi-Year II (MYII) to replace their CH-47F Chinooks

    FL Technics Supports MH-47G Chinooks in Lithuania, 06-Jun-16 : FL Technics provided support to US Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) MH-47G Chinooks in Lithuania

    Sling Load Inspector Certification Course, 03-May-16 : US Army 3rd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade completed a new Sling Load Inspector Certification Course (SLICC) at Fort Stewart, Georgia

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