The Chinook HC.6 was first ordered in 2009. The initial request for 24 aircraft was later reduced to 14.
14 serials reserved for new airframes, ZK550-ZK563, with deliveries due to commence in 2015. The 14th and final airframe was delivered to the RAF in early Dec 2015.
A second batch of 14 new build H-47(ER) was ordered in 2021 for deliveries beginning in 2023.
For a summary of the Chinook in RAF service, please follow this link.
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2015/||28 Squadron|| RAF Benson |
|2015/||PCOCU|| RAF Benson |
|2014/||7 Squadron|| RAF Odiham |
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Mod||Built||ID In this Org||In other Org|
|M.4454||ch-47d||1997|| ZH891: ch-47f HC.6A 27 Sq by Apr 2018|| N20075: Boeing toward ZH891 |
|M.7701||2012|| ZK550: RAF Chinook HC.6 f/f 15mar13 as N701UK at Philadelphia, USA|| N701UK: RAF Chinook Mk6 reg Dec12 |
Jul13 at Casa Grande regional airport, AZ
|M.7702||2013|| ZK551: ex N702UK, Mode S code A95DC8. Built as Chinook HC.6|
|M.7703||2012|| ZK552: ex N703UK, Chinook HC.6, del RAF Odiham Dec 2013|| N703UK: Built as Chinook HC.6 for RAF |
|M.7704|| ZK553: ex N700UK, Mode S code A9565A. Built as Chinook HC.6, del RA+|| N700UK: Manufacturer test serial. To UK |
|M.7705||2012|| ZK554: ex N705UK, Mode S code A968ED. Built as Chinook HC.6|
|M.7706|| ZK555: ex N706UK, Mode S code A96CA4. Built as Chinook HC.6|
|M.7707|| ZK556: ex N707UK, Mode S code A9705B. Built as Chinook HC.6. Shippe+|
|M.7708|| ZK557: ex N708UK, Mode S code A97412. Built as Chinook HC.6 Shippe+|
|M.7709|| ZK558: ex N709UK, Mode S code A977C9. Built as Chinook HC.6|
|M.7710|| ZK559: ex N710UK, Mode S code A97DD9. Built as Chinook HC.6|
|M.7711|| ZK560: ex N711UK, Mode S code A98190. Built as Chinook HC.6|
|M.7712|| ZK561: ex N712UK. Built as Chinook HC.6, arrived UK Oct 2015|| N712UK: Test registration, by Jun 2012. For RAF. |
|M.7713|| ZK562: ex N713UK, Built as Chinook HC.6|| N713UK: Manufacturers test serial; for UK |
|M.7714||2012|| ZK563: ex N714UK, Mode S code A98CB5. Built as Chinook HC.6, del RA+|| N714UK: Manufacturer test serial. To UK. |