Boeing H-47 Chinook (CH-47)
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
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The CH-47 Chinook is an advanced multi-mission helicopter for the U.S. Army and international defense forces. The Chinook is the helicopter of choice for humanitarian disaster-relief operations, in missions such as transportation of relief supplies and mass evacuation of refugees. Chinooks serve the armed forces of 19 countries around the world. Honeywell supplies a variety of systems for the helicopter, including the T-55 turboshaft engine. To date, Honeywell has manufactured more than 6,000 T55 engines, which are said to have logged approximately 12 million hours of operation on the CH-47 and MH-47 Chinook helicopters.
33 Things You Probably Don’t Know About the CH-47 Chinook
The twin-engine, tandem-rotor CH-47 Chinook helicopter is one of the world’s most iconic and recognizable military aircraft. But here are some things you may not know about the granddaddy of all heavy-lift helicopters.
Honeywell Secures New $476 Million Engine Production Contract for U.S. Army Chinook Fleet
Award for CH-47 engines and control units will ensure mission readiness for heavy-lift helicopters and Army warfighters.
1,000 Reasons to Celebrate Honeywell’s T55 Engine
Honeywell and the U.S. Army passed a major milestone in January when they completed the overhaul of the 1,000th T55 engine at the Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas. A pair of the Honeywell engines power the CH-47 Chinook helicopter, a mainstay of the Army’s fleet and the only heavy-duty helicopter the service flies.