This was a technology demonstrator aircraft built around a CH-47A airframe. The objective was to develop, and verify by flight test, improvements in Handling Qualities, Vibration, Noise and performance in 2 phases. In the second phase a wing was added to provide lift compounding.

Overview

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Parent type: Boeing-Vertol Model 234/H-47 Chinook

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

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VTOL type: Compound Helicopter

Compound type: Lift

Lift devices: 2 in Tandem (Fore/aft) configuration

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Key Characteristics

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Aircraft Details

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