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CH-47C Chinook Helicopter

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Front-Row Seat to History

    A U.S. Army Chinook pilot looks back on her service in the First Gulf War. Captain Victoria Calhoun sat on the “ass end” of her CH-47D Chinook helicopter—parked nose to tail with Alpha Company’s other 15 chop- pers. The night was...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Arsenal | CH-47C Chinook Helicopter

    The CH-47 arose from a 1956 decision to replace the U.S. Army’s piston-engine helicopters with more powerful gas-turbine models. After a yearlong debate over mission requirements, the Army settled on two designs: a troop carrier, the...