2004 to present


  • US Army Aviation CH-47F Chinook
  • US Army Aviation CH-47F Chinook cockpit

First 2 prototypes rolled-out in May 2002. First production model, Lot 1, delivered on July 2004 along with the MH-47G special operations variant. First of 352 production CH-47F rollout ceremony held June 2006 with first unit IOC achieved August 2007. As October 2014, 300 helicopters have been delivered to 18 active and National Guard units.

The multiyear II ( Chinook MYII ) configuration incorporates a number of product improvements such as the new Cargo-On-Off-Loading system that enables rapid re-configuration of the floor for cargo missions and the Cargo Platform Heath Environment system that provides real-time health monitoring to further reduce maintenance actions and ultimately reduce the overall life cycle cost of the product.

For other CH-47 Chinook variants in US Army service see:
  • CH-47 A/B/C
  • CH-47D
  • MH-47D
  • MH-47E
  • MH-47G

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    Oregon Guards Chinook in Homeland Mission, 05-May-18 : #DisasterRelief Oregon Army National Guard, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Aviation Regiment flying the CH-47F Chinook is one of the most versatile aviation assets in the state to help in domestic missions

    Joint Combat Search and Rescue in Afghanistan, 01-May-18 : US Air Force’ pararescuemen (PJs) of the 83rd ERQS performed Combat Search and Rescue using US Army’ CH-47F Chinooks due their better performance in the high altitude areas of Afghanistan

    Honeywell Overhauled 1000th T55 Engine, 15-Feb-18 : The Corpus Christi Army Depot completed the overhaul of the 1,000th T55 engine. More than 6,000 T55 have been produced and logged more than 12 million hours of operation on the CH/MH-47 Chinook

    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

    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

    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

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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2014/    1-228 AVNHN Cnel Enrique Soto Cano
    2013/    4th CAB Fort Carson
    2013/    Ohio National Guard Akron-Canton Regional / OHARNG
    2011/    1-223 AVN Knox AHP / Fort Rucker
    Cairns AAF / Fort Rucker
    2011/    Hawaii National Guard Wheeler
    2009/    82nd CAB Simmons Army Airfield / Fort Bragg
    2009/    3-82 GSAB Simmons Army Airfield / Fort Bragg
    2007/    7-101 AVN Campbell Army Airfield
    2007/    1-214 AVNDE USAG Grafenwöhr
    DE Landstuhl
    2004/    160 SOAR Campbell Army Airfield
    1-52d AVN Fort Wainwright
    KR Seoul AB
    12th CABDE Ansbach / Katterbach
    DE Giebelstadt
    DE Hohenfels
    DE USAG Grafenwöhr
    Georgia National Guard Clay National Guard Center

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