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Boeing delivers first CH-47F Chinook to Royal Netherlands Air Force

Christian Fernsby |
Boeing recently delivered the first CH-47F Chinook with an upgraded cockpit to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).

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Topics: BOEING    CHINOOK    NETHERLANDS    AIR FORCE   

The RNLAF will operate a fleet of 20 CH-47F Chinooks, the newest configuration in use by countries around the world.

The 20 CH-47F Chinooks will be a fleet equipped with the same state-of-the-art technology as the U.S.

Army, including digital automatic flight controls, a fully-integrated Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) glass cockpit, and advanced cargo handling capabilities.

The common configuration leads to lower overall life cycle costs.

The RNLAF currently flies a mix of F-model Chinooks with the Advanced Cockpit Management System (ACMS) and CH-47D Chinooks.


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