2014 to present

Columbia Helicopters CH-47D Chinook

Acquired 12 Chinooks as of July 2015

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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.

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

Columbia Delivers Three CH-47D Chinook to Morocco, 02-Oct-15 : Columbia Helicopters completed an extensive military maintenance contract that delivered three ex US Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF).

HW Farren Continues Transporting Helicopters, 17-Sep-15 : HW Farren completed another month transporting big helicopters, including Boeing Vertol 107, CH-47 Chinook, Canadian CH-148 and UH-60 Black Hawk

Farren Delivers Multiple Helicopters In June, 07-Jul-15 : Transportation supplier Farren delivered a VH-92 trainer, CH-148 Cyclone and a CH-53K airframe to Sikorsky and its 11th CH-47D Chinook to Columbia Helicopters all in June 2015

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Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    M.3303     -: Columbia Helicopters Aug14, for Morocco
US Army Aviation 89-00149: US Army 89-0149; cnvt. from ex CH-47A 70-15002

Royal Moroccan Air Force ?: RMAF, ex US Army
    M.3209     ?: Columbia Helicopters from Jan15
US Army Aviation 87-00090: US Army 87-0090/70090 cnvt. from ex CH-47A 63-07902; 20+
    M.3393     ?: Columbia Helicopters from Jan15
US Army Aviation 91-00244: US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47C unk
    M.3168     ?: Columbia Helicopters from Apr15
US Army Aviation 86-01663: US Army; cnvt. from ex CH-47A 64-13155

2014 B Co 1-126th AVN, California Army National Guard

Jan15 being selling at Gov auction
    M.3198     N411CH: Columbia Helicopters from Jun14, reg Mar15
US Army Aviation 87-00079: US Army 87-0079 cnvt. from ex CH-47B 66-19120. in 1994 +

mid90s-2006 G Co Beastmasters, Mississippi Army Nationa+

Noted For Sale by GSA auction 91QSCI14208602, May 2014.
    M.3283     N412CH: Columbia Helicopters from Jan14 , reg Mar15
US Army Aviation 88-00109: US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47C 69-17123
    M.3350     N471CH: Columbia Helicopters from Feb14, reg Mar14
US Army Aviation 90-00198: US Army 90-0198/00198 cnvt. from ex CH-47C 76-22682
    M.3292     N472CH: Columbia Helicopters from Jan14, reg Aug14
US Army Aviation 89-00138: US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47C 67-18533; 1994 E/502Avn.; +
    M.3424     N473CH: Columbia Helicopters from Oct14 , reg Mar15
US Army Aviation 92-00283: US Army cnvt. from ec CH-47C 85-24740
    M.3441     N474CH: Columbia Helicopters from Mar14 , reg Mar15
US Army Aviation 92-00300: US Army 92-0300; cnvt. from ex CH-47C 85-24737; 2006 B/+
    M.3253     N475CH: Columbia Helicopters from Oct14 , reg Mar15
US Army Aviation 88-00079: US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47B 67-18440
    M.3271     N476CH: Columbia Helicopters from Jan14 , reg Mar15
US Army Aviation 88-00097: US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47C 71-20952
    M.3187     N947CH: CHi Aviation Apr/Jun 2014
US Army Aviation 86-01682: US Army cnvt. from ex CH-47C 70-15022

2011 3-126th AVN, New York Army National Guard

2014 pictured (pic1) US Govt Auction at Meridianville,+

Construction Helicopters Inc N947CH: Heligroup Fire Llc from Jun14

16sep15 at Placerville Airport, CA

20dec15 flew into Camden Airport, near Sydney, Australi+

01jan16 on the evening arrived to Wagga Wagga, NSW, Aus+

02jan16 pictured (pic2) as /279 sitting idle at Wagga W+

15jan16 at Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia

18mar16 Contract end. Flew from Essendon Airport to Web+

10oct17 at Ukiah, CA working on Redwood Complex Fire
    M.3354     N948CH: CHi Aviation Apr/Jun 2014
US Army Aviation 90-00202: US Army 90-0202/00202 cnvt. from ex CH-47C 74-22293

2014 in sale by GSA auction

Construction Helicopters Inc N948CH: Heligroup Fire Llc from Jun14

22may15 at Orangevale, CA

11oct15 at McClellan, CA

25mar17 seen on a trailer going north on US93 near Bagd+

12nov17 at Camden, NSW, Australia
    M.3357     N949CH: CHi Aviation Apr/Jun 2014
US Army Aviation 90-00205: US Army 90-0205/00205 cnvt. from ex CH-47C 69-17125; 20+

Construction Helicopters Inc ?: May14 purchased by Construction Helicopters as part of +

Construction Helicopters Inc N949CH: Heligroup Fire Llc from Jun14

03mar17 at McClellan Airfield, Sacramento, CA

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