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BOEING Chinook

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H47
Aircraft
Name Chinook
Manufacturer BOEING
Wing Rotary
Position Three-blade tandem rotors
Tail Tail rotor on top of fuselage
WTC Light
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Above rear fuselage
Landing gear Quadricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

BOEING MH-47 Chinook
BOEING Chinook
BOEING CH-47 Chinook
BOEING JCH-47 Chinook
BOEING HH-47
BOEING VERTOL Chinook
BOEING VERTOL JCH-47 Chinook
BOEING VERTOL MH-47 Chinook
BOEING VERTOL 114
BOEING VERTOL CH-47 Chinook
BOEING VERTOL 414
BOEING VERTOL 234
KAWASAKI Chinook
KAWASAKI CH-47 Chinook
MERIDIONALI Chinook
MERIDIONALI CH-47 Chinook


BOEING Chinook

BOEING Chinook BOEING Chinook 3D

Description

Heavy lift utility and airliner helicopter.

Technical Data

Wing span 18.3 m60.039 ft <br />
Length 30.1 m98.753 ft <br />
Height 5.7 m18.701 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x Lycoming T55-GA-712 turboshaft, 3,750 hp (2,796 kW) each.
Engine model Lycoming T55

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 145 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 1180 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 2440024,400 kg <br />24.4 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL220 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 11301,130 nm <br />2,092,760 m <br />2,092.76 km <br />6,866,010.504 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving H47

None on SKYbrary