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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
Length 30.1 m98.753 ft
Height 5.7 m18.701 ft
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
24.4 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL220 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 11301,130 nm
2,092,760 m
2,092.76 km
6,866,010.504 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving H47

None on SKYbrary