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CH-47A Chinook


This HFI model is part of the world's largest public display of scale model helicopters.

Aircraft Specifications
First Flight:
Main Rotor:
59 ft., 1 in.
2 x 2,650 shp Lycoming T55-L-7
Max Speed:
109 mph
18 ft., 6 in.
51 ft.
Gross Weight:
33,000 lbs.
Empty Weight:
17,932 lbs.

About the Aircraft:
A descendent of the Model 107, this medium transport helicopter has contra-rotating tandem rotors and can carry 44 troops, 24 stretcher cases plus medical attendants. The CH-47B was chosen as the standard troop transport for the US Army's Airmobile Division.

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