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Chinook Composite Blades Proven to give an additional pounds back to the solider

Chinook Composite Blades Proven to give an additional  pounds back to the solider

One of the critical technologies for the Chinook’s future is now proven. During recent flight tests at Boeing’s facility in Mesa, Ariz., the aircraft demonstrated the Advanced Chinook Rotor Blades (ACRB) give an additional 1,500 pounds back to the solider. Developed by Boeing and the U.S. Army, the ACRB is a new fully composite blade… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 23-Jan-17

Chinook Helicopters and UFV explore helicopter pilot training

Chinook Helicopters and UFV explore helicopter pilot training

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and Chinook Helicopters Limited (Chinook) are joining forces and collaborating on the development of a helicopter pilot training stream within the UFV Aviation Diploma program. Based in Abbotsford BC, Chinook is Canada’s premier helicopter training organization with a 25% market share of all helicopter training in Canada. UFV… Read more »

Source: UFV, 11-Aug-16

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CAE launches Canadian Chinook training centre

CAE launches Canadian Chinook training centre

Today at CANSEC, Canada’s premiere defence trade show, CAE announced that a comprehensive suite of CH-147F Chinook simulators and training devices have completed on-site acceptance testing at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa and are now ready-for-use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The RCAF has begun interim pilot training using the CH-147F weapon systems… Read more »

Source: CAE, 28-May-15

Nepal denies entry to three British Chinooks

Nepal denies entry to three British Chinooks

Nepal’s government said Sunday (May 10) it has denied entry to three British military helicopters sent to help the earthquake relief effort because of fears they could damage buildings when landing. See Full Story

Source: Channel New Asia, 12-May-15

27-Mar-15 C-GVHA Bell 47G.2 Chilliwack, Canada

1 POB with minor injuries.  CADORS 2015P0442

27-Mar-15

New Chinooks enhance Cal Guard’s mission capability

New Chinooks enhance Cal Guard’s mission capability

New upgrades to an old workhorse are bringing added capability to the California National Guard’s helicopter fleet. The Cal Guard has been replacing its aging CH-47D fleet, which consists of aircraft originally built in the 1960s and ’70s, with brand new, high-tech CH-47F Chinooks. The first of 12 new CH-47F Chinooks arrived at the Cal… Read more »

Source: USCG, 12-Mar-15

Boeing Delivers Advanced Chinook Maintenance Training Devices to Canada

Boeing Delivers Advanced Chinook Maintenance Training Devices to Canada

Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently delivered a maintenance training system to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will help prepare technicians to keep the RCAF’s CH-147F Chinook helicopters mission ready. The Chinook Maintenance Trainer includes a complete airframe and an interactive display system that allow the technicians to gain experience addressing a number of scenarios…. Read more »

Source: Boeing, 13-Jan-15

Summit Aviation Prepares Army Chinook For Civilian Job

Summit Aviation Prepares Army Chinook For Civilian Job

Summit Aviation recently helped a veteran of military aviation, a Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter, make a groundbreaking transition into a productive new role in civilian life, firefighting. Starting late last year, the U.S. Army began auctioning the Chinooks for civilian use. The auctions are the first time military Chinooks are being sold for non-military operations,… Read more »

Source: Summit, 12-Sep-14

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Chinook Helicopters to build new facility at Abbotsford International Airport

Source: Aldergrove Star, 12-Feb-09

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