Boeing Vertol CH-47 Chinok

Boeing Vertol CH-47 Chinok
US Army Aviation Museum
 Ft. Rucker, Alabama, USA
November 19, 2014

The Chinook was introduced into service in 1961 and as of 2018 it is still in service.  More than 1,200 units of this aircraft were produced at a unit cost of about $39M USD each.  There are many users of this aircraft, the main ones being the US Army, the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force, and the Royal Netherlands Air Force.




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