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Indian Air Force Developed ARPIT Pod, 12-Jul-20 : #ARPIT The Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT), a indigenously developed stretcher to evacuate Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, entered service in the Indian Air Force (IAF)

Alaska Guards Chinook Airlifts “Into the Wild” Bus, 22-Jun-20 : #Bus142 “Bus 142” of the book and movie “Into the Wild” was finally extracted from the Stampede Trail west of the Teklanika River by an Alaska Army National Guard CH-47F Chinook helicopter

RAF Chinooks to Remain in Mali, 12-Jun-20 : Three RAF Chinooks and 100 personnel will remain in Mali as UK extends its commitment to supporting French counter-terrorism operation in the Sahel. The helicopters have been deployed in country in non-combat roles since 2018 under Operation Newcombe

Next Generation Engine for US Army Chinook, 08-Jun-20 : #Chinook Honeywell to demonstrate to the U.S. Army its new T55-GA-714C for the CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Fort Eustis. The all-new engine variant is 25% more powerful and consumes 10% less fuel

International Chinooks Maintenance Contract, 28-May-20 : #Chinook Triumph Group in Pennsylvania awarded 6-year contract extension for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services of CH-47 Chinook helicopters of an undisclosed country.

NY Guards Chinook in Water Bucket Training, 14-May-20 : #firefighting New York Army National Guard CH-47F Chinook completed firefighting training with a bambi bucket on Lake Ontario at Hamlin Beach State Park to prepare crews in the fight against wildfires

RAF Chinooks Pass 2000 Hours Milestone in Mali, 07-May-20 : #Barkhane Royal Air Force Chinooks achieved 2000 flight hours supporting French operation Barkhane in Mali. Since July 2018, the British helicopters have moved over 1.000 tonnes of freight and over 12.000 passengers

First CH-47F Chinook for the Netherlands, 03-Apr-20 : #delivery The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF, Koninklijke Luchtmacht) received the first of a new batch of 14 CH-47F Chinooks. Netherlands is one of eight NATO nations to operate the heavy-lift helicopter and received six CH-47F in 2012

ERFS Tank Shoring System for CH-47 Chinook, 24-Mar-20 : #ERFS S.A.F.E. Structure Designs signed agreement with M2 Concepts & Design to manufacture and distribute its cable enabled shoring system for extended range fuel system (ERFS) tanks on the MH/CH-47 Chinook

159th GSAB 244th Bravo Company, 15-Mar-20 : #Chinook US Army 159th General Support Aviation Battalion (GSAB) 244th Bravo Company “Freight Train” Chinook helicopter training in Virginia with the 359th Transportation Company

Army’s “Fat Cow” Fueling Operation, 16-Feb-20 : #FatCow Hawaii’ 25th Combat Aviation Brigade practice refuel of UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters from CH-47F Chinook during training in Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) procedures at Schofield Barracks

Singapore Chinooks Ended Bushfires Mission, 07-Feb-20 : #AustraliaBushfires The two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) CH-47D Chinook ended their 1-month deployment for Operation Bushfires Assist flying over 30 sorties

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

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