CH-47Chinook Cargo Helicopter
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Honeywell Aerospace Defence and Space president Carey Smith said: "With more than 12 million hours of operation on both the CH-47 and MH-47 fleets, our T-55 turboshaft engine has proved it's prepared to support Chinook operators wherever the mission takes them.
Avcorp has manufactured and supplied Boeing with various aircraft components, including wheel well fairings and wing tip panels for the Next-Generation 737, and CH-47 Chinook helicopter cockpit nose enclosure assemblies, for more than 20 years.
The Taliban leader, Abdullah, was accused of shooting down a CH-47 Chinook helicopter July 25, 2011 in Kunar province.
Boeing has produced 115 F-models as of February, which is about halfway through its current contract, Pat Donnelly, Boeing's CH-47 domestic program manager, told National Defense.
The four CH-47 Chinook helicopters and two UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters are operating in partnership with the government throughout the flood-impacted areas to deliver much-needed relief supplies and provide transport to people who urgently need emergency assistance.
Yesterday I was on a CH-47 headed to the border at Torkham for a meeting.
According to Reuters, a military spokesman said it appeared mechanical failure was the cause of the crash of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter just after midnight.
Fort Campbell has long been the home of the CH-47, and has a history of being a first choice for testing and using new Army aircraft.
The CH-47 Chinook was carrying a crew of five Americans and two military passengers, one British, the other Canadian, according to the US military.
Nato said the CH-47 Chinook was carrying a crew of five and two military passengers when it crashed.
An American military official said the US CH-47 Chinook aircraft went down after reporting engine failure.