Boeing CH-47F Chinook
india Bharatiya Vayu Sena

Indian Air Force

2019 to present

Bharatiya Vayu Sena CH-47F Chinook

First four of 15 ordered in 2015 arrived to India in February 2019. Will be based at Chandigarh

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CH-47F Chinook Enters Service in India, 25-Mar-19 : #Chinook The first four CH-47F Chinooks entered service in the Indian Air Force

First CH-47F Chinooks Arrived to India, 11-Feb-19 : #Chinook The first 4 of 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook for the Indian Air Force (IAF) arrived by sea at Gujarat’s Mundra Port

India Apache and Chinook First Flight, 27-Jul-18 : #IndiaApacheChinook The first ones of 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook military helicopters for the Indian Air Force completed first flight. To be delivered next year

India Chinooks with Internal Public Address System, 24-May-16 : For the first time Chinook helicopters will be equipped with an Internal Public Address System. AEM will supply Internal PA System (IPS) for the Indian CH-47F Helicopters

Rockwell Collins CAAS for India CH-47F Chinook, 28-Mar-16 : The Boeing Company has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) for India s 15 CH-47F Chinook helicopters

India Orders 22 Apache and 15 Chinook Helicopters, 29-Sep-15 : Boeing confirmed India will receive 22 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and 15 CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. Both are the newest models of those aircraft.

Boeing Proposals to India for Apache and Chinook, 23-Oct-09 : Boeing submitted two proposals to the Indian Air Force offering AH-64D Apache and CH-47F Chinook for India's attack and heavy-lift helicopter competitions


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2019/    No. 126 Helicopter Flight Chandigarh AFS

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M.2402 2018 IAF02, test serial N280RN
M.2405 2018 IAF05. test serial N283RN
M.2408 2018 IAF08, test serial N286RN
M.2409 2018 IAF09, test serial N287RN
M.2410 2018 IAF10, test serial N288RN
M.2411 2018 IAF11, test serial N289RN
M.2412 2018 IAF12, test serial N290RN
M.2413 2018 IAF13, test serial N291RN
M.2414 2018 IAF14, test serial N292RN
M.2415 2018 IAF15, test serial N293RN
M.2401 2018     ZL-4666: IAF01, test serial N279RN; Jul18 pictured on first flight
M.2403 2018     ZL-4668: IAF03, test serial N281RN
M.2404 2018     ZL-4669: IAF04, test serial N282RN
M.2406 2018     ZL-4671: IAF06, test serial N284RN
M.2407 2018     ZL-4672: IAF07, test serial N285RN

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