Vector 35 Years Servicing the Chinook, 03-Oct-17 : Helitech 2017 Vector Aerospace, MRO services provider, celebrating 35th anniversary servicing the RAF Chinook helicopter at Fleetlands, Gosport and Almondbank
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
Boeing Recognized Vector for Chinook Support, 28-Jun-17 : Vector Aerospace UK, MRO provider, received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award for its support of the Chinook heavy-lift helicopter.
Chinook Components to be Manufactured in Germany, 01-Jun-17 : COTESA GmbH will produce complex composite parts for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter under a 5 years contract. COTESA joins Boeing’s established supply chain in Germany
Boeing Recognized Columbia’s Chinook Repair Work, 15-May-17 : Columbia Helicopters has received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award for its CH-47 Chinook transmission repair work.
CH-47F Maintenance Training System in Australia, 12-Dec-16 : Boeing delivers the first CH-47F Chinook Maintenance Blended Reconfigurable Aviation Trainers (MBRATs) to the Australian Army Aviation Training Centre at Oakey
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
Singapore Orders CH-47F Chinook and H225M, 07-Nov-16 : Singapore awarded contracts for Boeing CH-47F Chinook and Airbus H225M Caracal helicopters to replace older variants currently in use, the AS332 Super Puma and CH-47D
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
Australia New Chinook Trials Completed, 14-Oct-16 : Royal Australia Navy completed trials with Army’s new CH-47F Chinook helicopter which embarked on the recently commisioned assault carrier HMAS Adelaide in early August
New Vibration Control System for CH-47 Chinook, 06-Sep-16 : LORD Corp announced product qualification for their Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) for the Boeing CH-47F and MH-47G Chinook helicopter
Australian CH-47F on Trials Aboard HMAS Adelaide, 23-Aug-16 : Royal Australian Navy helicopter carrier HMAS Adelaide in Tasmanian waters to conduct cold weather trials of the Army new CH-47F Chinook
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
Australian Army Received 3 More Chinooks, 24-Jun-16 : Australia received 3 additional CH-47F Chinooks two and half months ahead of schedule. Australian Army now operates 10 helicopters of this model