CH-47F Chinook Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters


Country of Origin: USA

The CH-47F is the newest version of the venerable CH-47 Chinook. The U.S. is rebuilding many of its CH-47Ds to the F standard, as well as buying new helicopters. The Chinook features tandem, fully articulated, three-blade, contra-rotating main rotors on separate pylons. The forward rotor is located above the cockpit and rotates counterclockwise when seen from above; the aft rotor is on a taller pylon at the rear of the fuselage and rotates clockwise. The two engines are fitted externally...

 

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