On this day in 1961 the Chinook performed its first flight

 

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The Chinook performed its first flight 50 years ago today and the rorotrcraft were introduced in 1962.

For more information on the remarkable rotorcraft see Flightglobal’s profile and browse through the Flightglobal Image Store to buy images and cutaways of the aircraft.  

Helicopter Profile: Boeing CH-47 Chinook

Flightglobal Image Store – images and cutaways of the Chinook

The Chinook arrives (HC1s)

RAF Chinook – in service at last  

Commercial Chinook – What Boeing is offering

Chinook trial by ice

Chinook report criticises Boeing and authorities 

Boeing’s Chinook page

 

 

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