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Nov
29
2021

Boeing to Deliver Additional Chinook Helicopters to U.S. Army Special Operations

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PHILADELPHIA, — Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build six more MH-47G Block II Chinooks for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command as part of a $246.48 million contract.

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Tags: Boeing Chinook MH-47G Block II Chinooks US Army
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Oct
14
2021

Boeing Accredited to Maintain Chinooks for Royal Netherlands Air Force

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 14, 2021 — Boeing [NYSA: BA] recently obtained maintenance accreditation in the Netherlands to provide Chinook phase maintenance, which includes regular scheduled inspections and maintenance, for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) fleet of CH-47D Chinooks. Boeing also has Netherlands accreditation for the AH-64D Apache helicopter.

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Tags: Boeing CH-47D Chinook
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Sep
28
2021

KAMAN COMPOSITES - WICHITA COMPLETES DELIVERY OF 1500TH INLET UNIT FOR BOEING CH-47 PROGRAM

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WICHITA, Kan.--Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), celebrated the delivery of the 1500th inlet unit for the CH-47 Boeing Program at the end of August. Originally developed in the late 1950s, the well-known Chinook CH-47 is among the heaviest lifting helicopters in operation today.

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Tags: CH-47 Chinook Kaman Kaman Composites
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Sep
21
2021

Boeing Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Chinook First Flight

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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 21, 2021 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Chinook operators around the world today celebrated 60 years of Chinook flight as the company builds a new generation of the renowned rotorcraft. The H-47 Chinook’s prototype, known as the YCH-1B, first flew on Sept. 21, 1961. The aircraft took off in Philadelphia, the region where Boeing has built and incrementally improved every version of the Chinook rotorcraft.

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Tags: Boeing Chinook H-47
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Jun
23
2021

Boeing to Boost UK Royal Air Force Chinook Fleet

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PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Special Operations Command awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $578 million Foreign Military Sales contract approved by the U.S. Department of State to deliver 14 extended-range Chinook helicopters to the UK Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Tags: Boeing Chinook RAF Royal Air Force
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Mar
24
2021

KAMAN COMPOSITES WICHITA ANNOUNCES CONTRACT WITH BOEING

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-Kaman Composites – Wichita, Inc., a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Boeing to manufacture the refueling boom assembly for the MH-47 program. The MH-47 is an inflight refuelable version of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter. The boom assemblies will support MH-47 new-build production, as well as MH-47 Block II ReNew modifications.

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Tags: Boeing CH-47 Chinook Kaman MH-47
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Mar
24
2021

Columbia Helicopters Unveils Multi-Mission Helicopter Program

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Aurora, Oregon – Columbia Helicopters (Columbia) unveils its Multi-Mission Helicopter Program, featuring the proven Columbia Model 234 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter, developed as a single platform solution to support customers’ multi-mission requirements.

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Tags: Chinook Columbia Helicopters Model 234
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Mar
08
2021

Collins Aerospace awarded multi-year contract to support CH-47F fleet for the Royal Netherlands Air Force

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TOULOUSE, France (March 8, 2021) – Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), has been awarded a multi-year Performance Based Logistics avionics support contract to the Royal Netherlands Air Force’s (RNLAF) fleet of 15 CH-47F Chinook helicopters. Collins Aerospace will provide field service engineering, program management, logistics service and repair and overhaul for the Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) components installed on the aircraft at the Gilze-Rijen Air Base, in the Netherlands.

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Tags: CH-47F Chinook Collins Aerospace Raytheon Technologies Royal Netherland Air Force
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Sep
18
2020

Boeing, Honeywell and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Partner to Service H-47 Chinook Engines

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BERLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Honeywell Aerospace and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. have reached an agreement to provide in-service support of the T-55 engine should the government of Germany select the H-47 Chinook for its Schwerer Transporthubschrauber (STH) heavy-lift helicopter requirement.

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Tags: Boeing Chinook H-47 Honeywell Rolls-Royce
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