Sometimes referred to as Chinook Mark 6. A derivative of the CH-47F.


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: The Boeing Company

Primary manufacturer: The Boeing Company

Parent type: Boeing Model 234/H-47 Chinook

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Tandem (Fore/aft) (x2)

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 5.78 m 19.0 ft
Overall Length: 30.18 m 99.0 ft
Overall Width: 18.29 m 60.0 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 15.90 m 52.2 ft
Airframe Width: 3.78 m 12.4 ft
Airframe Height: 5.77 m 18.9 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 6.85 m 22.5 ft
Landing Gear Track:  
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height:  
Cabin Internal Length:  
Cabin Internal Width:  

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 22,980 kg 50,661 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 22,980 kg 50,661 lb
Empty Weight: 11,793 kg 26,000 lb
Useful Load: 11,186 kg 24,661 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.513
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed:  
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 2
Designation: Honeywell T55-L-714A turbine
Manufacturer: Honeywell Aerospace
Normal Ratings
Max continuous: 3039 kW 4074 hp
Take-off / rated: 3631 kW 4867 hp
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 18.29 m 60.00 ft
Direction of Rotation: Not applicable
Hub Type:
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Conventional
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 3
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 262.68 m² 2827.5 ft²
Disc Loading: 43.74 kg/m² 8.959 lb/ft²
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades:  
Blade Construction: N/A
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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