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.
Honeywell T55 Engine Powers Sales for CH-47 After 60 Years
Read our blog to discover how the Honeywell T55 engine continues to power sales for CH-47 60 years after its launch, boosting its efficiency and reliability.
What It’s Like to Work on a Chinook T55 Engine
Discover how working with the legendary Honeywell T55 engines has enabled Anthony San Filippo to grow his career and become a specialist in the field.
CH-47 CHINOOK THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC HELICOPTER
The CH-47 Chinook is regarded by many as the world's most iconic helicopter. Dating all the way back to the Vietnam War, the unique tandem rotor design and engines allow this aircraft to fly with unmatched stability and speed, wherever it is called to go in the world.
Honeywell Tests First T55-714C Engine
The first T55-714C Honeywell engine has reached the critical first engine to test (FETT) milestone, being installed on an U.S. Army flight-test aircraft. Read more!
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.