Specifications for the
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium Lift Transport / Utility Helicopter
Focus Model: Boeing CH-47D Chinook
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Boeing - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1962
Crew: 3 + 35 (up to 55)
Length: 51.02 ft (15.55 m)
Width: 0.00 ft (0.00 m)
Height: 18.93ft (5.77 m)
Weight (Empty): 23,402 lb (10,615 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 50,001 lb (22,680 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Honeywell T55-L-712 turboshaft engines generating 3,750shp and driving 2 x 3-blade rotor systems.
Maximum Speed: 180 mph (290kmh; 157 kts)
Maximum Range: 264 miles (425km)
Service Ceiling: 8,448 ft (2,575 m; 1.6 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,522 feet-per-minute (464 m/min)
2 x 7.62mm machine guns on window port pintle mounts.
Vertol Model 114 - Model Selected by US Army for futher battlefield development.
Australia, Greece, Egypt, Iran, Italy, Japan, Libya, Morocco, Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.