Six Dutch CH-47D Chinooks to be Upgraded to F, 14-Dec-17 : Boeing signed agreement to upgrade 6 Royal Netherlands Air Force ( RNLAF ) CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F configuration from 2021
Firefighter Chinook Tracking System, 06-Dec-17 : Helimax Aviation new underslung bucket additional telemetry unit (ATU) onboard tracking system successfully tested on its CH-47D Chinook currently deployed in Australia
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 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.
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.
Greece Requested Five CH-47D Chinooks Via FMS, 28-Apr-17 : Greece requested 5 ex US Army CH-47D helicopters through a $80M Foreign Military Sale (FMS). The Hellenic Army is already a Chinook user having receiving first units back in 1982
CHI Aviation Granted FAA Type Certificate for CH-47D, 02-Feb-17 : Construction Helicopters Inc granted Type Certificate (TC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for former US Army CH-47D Chinook
Canadian CH-147D Chinooks to Museums, 06-Dec-16 : The two remaining RCAF CH-147 D-model Chinook in Canadian inventory have been delivered to museums in Trenton and Petawawa, Ontario. Other two were sold and two were lost in Afghanistan.
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
South Carolina Guards Retires CH-47D, 26-Aug-16 : A South Carolina Army National Guard CH-47D Chinook, number 368, was retired and sold to Summit Aviation where it will be either resold or dismantled. 2-238th GSAB now using F model
Spanish Special Forces at SOFEX-16, 17-Jun-16 : Spanish Navy Assault Ship Castilla participated in the joint Navy/Army special forces exercise SOFEX 16
First Deployment for Firefighter CH-47D Chinook, 07-Jun-16 : Columbia Helicopters successfully deployed for the first time a CH-47D Chinook to a wildland fire from a US Forest Service (USFS) tanker base in Ely, Minnesota
Tanked Chinook Wins US Forest Service Contracts, 22-Apr-16 : Columbia Helicopters has five aircraft under contract with the U.S. Forest Service this season for firefighting and is introducing the (former US Army) CH-47D Chinook tanked Helicopters
Fire Attack System for the CH-47D Chinook, 01-Apr-16 : Simplex Aerospace granted FAA certificate for a Fire Attack System (FAS) for Columbia Helicopters commercial CH-47D Chinook helicopter
Nevada National Guard Clean Up Truckee Meadows, 08-Jan-16 : More than 60,000 pounds of mangled steel, shattered glass, and sun-cracked rubber were removed by CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the 1-189th AVN from remote areas surrounding Reno in Nevada