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  • Boeing CH-47D Chinook
    netherlands Koninklijke Luchtmacht

    Royal Netherlands Air Force

    Del'd: 13 - 1996 to 2021


    Koninklijke Luchtmacht CH-47D Chinook

    Seven former Canadian Air Force Chinooks were delivered in 1996 (serial D661 to D667). Further six factory fresh CH-47D directly from Boeing (serials D101 to D106) arrived in 1998
    Reinforced by 6 new CH-47F variant in 2012. Six of the CH-47D will be upgraded to F standard between 2020 and 2021

    On December 22, 2021, D-667 ("Rodney") completed the last flight of a CH-47D for the Royal Netherlands Air Force

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    Billings Flying Service to Acquire Six Dutch CH-47D, 10-Mar-23 : Heli-Expo 2023 Billings Flying Service (BFS) in final negotiations to purchase 6 Royal Netherlands Air Force CH-47D Chinook helicopters recently replaced in RNLAF service by the CH-47F variant

    Boeing to Support Dutch CH-47D Chinooks, 15-Oct-21 : #chinook Boeing gets new accreditation for scheduled maintenance in Europe for the CH-47D Chinook operated by the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF)

    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)

    Boeing Support for Dutch Apaches and Chinooks, 18-Jul-18 : FIA 2018 Boeing to provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the Royal Netherlands Air Force fleet of 28 AH-64D, 11 CH-47D and 6 CH-47F. RNLAF upgrading to CH-47F and AH-64E

    Hot Blade 2018 in Portugal, 08-May-18 : Portugal hosting for 4th time the European Defence Agency (EDA) helicopter exercise Hot Blade. 12th edition take place at Beja May 7-23 with Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and the Netherlands

    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

    Dutch Chinooks to be sent to Mali, 28-Mar-14 : Three Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) CH-47D Chinooks are being sent to Africa to support UN peacekeeping mission MINUSMA to guarantee their medical evacuations


    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    1996/21298 Squadron Gilze-Rijen AB
    Volkel AB

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