Spain has received its first of an eventual 17 remanufactured Boeing CH-47F Chinooks as it upgrades its army’s fleet to the latest standard.

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Source: Spanish army

Spain will eventually field 17 F-model Chinooks

Delivered at a ceremony at the headquarters of the Spanish army’s airmobile forces in Colmenar Viejo near Madrid, the tandem-rotor helicopter features a digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling capability.


Source: Boeing

Tandem-rotor type has been upgraded with new flight controls and avionics

Madrid is progressively withdrawing its D-model Chinooks from service to be remanufactured to the F-model standard at Boeing’s facility in Philadelphia.