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Chinook at Waddington

Another fine shot on Flightglobal’s AirSpace forum from user Sunshine Band, showing a practice run from an Royal Air Force Chinook HC2 at RAF Waddington prior to the air show weekend.  User Sunshine Band on AirSpace

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Joint Warriors whirl their blades

British and French combat helicopters recently got together for a Joint Warrior exercise in the UK, which coincidentally also provided an excellent photo opportunity. Staged at West Freugh airfield in Scotland, the manoeuvres included using British Army Apaches and French army Gazelles to escort Royal Air Force Chinook transport helicopters carrying troops into a simulated combat […]

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Joint Warriors whirl their blades

British and French combat helicopters recently got together for a Joint Warrior exercise in the UK, which coincidentally also provided an excellent photo opportunity. Staged at West Freugh airfield in Scotland, the manoeuvres included using British Army Apaches and French army Gazelles to escort Royal Air Force Chinook transport helicopters carrying troops into a simulated combat […]

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Joint Warriors whirl their blades

British and French combat helicopters recently got together for a Joint Warrior exercise in the UK, which coincidentally also provided an excellent photo opportunity. Staged at West Freugh airfield in Scotland, the manoeuvres included using British Army Apaches and French army Gazelles to escort Royal Air Force Chinook transport helicopters carrying troops into a simulated combat […]

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From our Dutch correspondent.

OK, it’s actually from the Dutch ministry of defence website, but it’s a great photograph of a Boeing CH-47 Chinook operated by the Netherlands Defence Helicopter Command. Pictured on exercise in January, this example was transporting troops from the army’s 11th air mobile brigade to a landing zone. We particularly like the paint scheme, very […]

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UK Army 2012 photographic competition

A couple of images from this year’s UK Army photographic competition caught our eye. The overall winner, taken by Sgt Mark Nesbit, shows British soldiers climbing on board a Boeing CH-47 Chinook at the end of a joint mission with the Afghan army. Sgt Mark Nesbit/MoD/Rex Features A runner-up, shot by Cpl Wes Calder, also features […]

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Dutch threesome (helicopters, that is)

Pictured here are a Boeing AH-64 Apache, Eurocopter AS532 Cougar and a Boeing CH-47 Chinook of the Royal Netherlands Army Air Force on exercises at Volkel earlier this year, photographed by Flightglobal Airspace user Ghostplanes. Credit: Airspace user Ghostplanes

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Happy 50th Birthday Chinook

Although debate rages between the US and UK parts of the office as to whether it’s pronounced ‘shinook’ or ‘chinook’, what is certain is that Boeing’s venerable Chinook turns 50 today. To celebrate this, Boeing has also opened its recently renovated, for a cost of $130 million, production site in Ridley Township, PA. Pictured is a CH-47A belonging to the […]

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Chinook in Afghanistan

As the Association of the US Army (AUSA) hosted an annual aviation symposium on 13-14 January, army aviation leaders bluntly called attention to the branch’s future predicament. Col Randolph Rotte, aviation division chief on the army’s headquarters staff, issued a call for immediate action. There is currently no strategy to replace the Boeing CH-47 Chinook, […]

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Pic of the Week (31 March) Chinook in Berniec’s gallery

This image of a Chinook was uploaded by AirSpace user Berniec and can be seen in this week’s Flight International in the Pic of the Week section. You can also see this image and lots of other great photographs of Chinooks in Berniec’s gallery.

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