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Chinook Block II New Advanced Rotor Blades, 17-Jan-20 : #ACRB The Boeing Chinook Block II performed first flight with the new Advanced Chinook Rotor Blades (ACRB). The new blades adds 1,700 lbs / 771 kgs in lift capability

Boeing Submitted Chinook Proposal to Germany, 14-Jan-20 : #Chinook Boeing submitted its Chinook proposal to Germany’s Heavy Lift Helicopter tender (STH, Schwerer Transporthubschrauber) to compete against the Sikorsky CH-53K. Ten German companies are part of the H-47 Chinook Team in a competition for 44/60 helicopters to replace the aging CH-53G

Honeywell to Upgrade Chinook’ T55 Engines, 16-Oct-19 : #T55 Honeywell is launching a new T55 engine upgrade for the US Army’s CH-47 Chinook helicopters which will offer over 20% more power at sea level. In operation since 1962, more than 6,000 T55 engines having been produced and logging 12 million hours of operation

California Guards Chinook Rescue Injured Hiker, 23-Sep-19 : #MountWhitney A CH-47F Chinook from B Co 1-126 AVN based at Stockton completed a high altitude hoist rescue of a 30 year old woman injured while hiking Mount Whitney. It was California Army National Guard’s seventh search and rescue mission in support of local, state and federal agencies in this year

ChipCHECK Auto Analysis Tested by Australia in TS19, 20-Sep-19 : #TalismanSabre The Australian Defence Force (ADF) tested the Gastops ChipCHECK maintenance equipment for automated chip analyses onsite of the health of an aircraft’s propulsion system during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019

NY Guards Medics Learn Medevac Skills, 16-Sep-19 : #NationalGuard New York Army National Guard conducted training to respond to a mass casualty evacuation exercise with Chinook helicopters at Fort Drum

Paratroopers in Leapfest Competition, 11-Aug-19 : #leapfest “Leapfest” is the largest, oldest, international static line parachute training event and annual competition. Hosted by the Rhode Island National Guard, 50 teams including 20 from other countries taking part. Since 2011, NY Guard aviators provide transportation to the jumpers

RCAF Chinook Female Pilot Recognition, 30-Jul-19 : #WomenPilot The Northern Lights Aero Foundation honor Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions to aviation and aerospace. One of 2019 award recipients is Major Alexia Hannam, a Royal Candian Air Force (RCAF) pilot who flew the Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan

Dutch Chinooks APU Maintenance Contract, 11-Jul-19 : #Chinook AAR’ Component Repair facility in Amsterdam awarded 4-year Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) contract by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) to service support of the CH-47 Chinook fleet’ auxiliary power unit (APU)

RAF Chinooks Extends Deployment in Mali, 09-Jul-19 : #Chinook UK’s Chinook helicopters and personnel currently stationed with the French counter-terrorism operation in Northern Mali will extend their tour by a minimum of six months

Illinois’ Guard Chinooks Training at Fort McCoy, 01-Jul-19 : #Chinook Chinook helicopters from 2-238th General Support Aviation Battalion (GSAB) of Illinois Army National Guard training at Fort McKoy Wisconsin

Computer Based Training for Canadian Chinook, 25-Jun-19 : #Chinook Bluedrop awarded In-Service Support (ISS) contract from Boeing for Computer Based Training (CBT) courseware for maintainers of Canada’s CH-147F Chinook

Boeing MH-47G Chinook Block II New Contract, 13-Jun-19 : #SpecialOps Boeing awarded contract for MH-47G Chinook Block II for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command. A total 15 helicopters are now in order

Congress Urges Army to Continue Chinook Production, 01-Jun-19 : #Chinook US Army’ plans to cancel Chinook production in favour of future projects was rejected by the Congress’ defense spending panel

L3 MAS to Continue Support Canadian Chinook, 21-Apr-19 : #Chinook Canadian company L3 MAS renewed for another 5 years its service and logistics support of the RCAF’ Boeing CH-147F Chinook fleet

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