Special Operations model for the U.S. Army replacing the MH-47D and MH-47E. The aircraft is equipped with Air-to-Air refuelling, engine exhaust suppressors, Digital Automatic Flight Control System (DAFCS), Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit and enhanced survivability equipment. Some aircraft are new builds, others upgraded MH-47Es.

Overview

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

Configuration

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)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 5.78 m (19.0 ft)

Overall Length: 30.18 m (99.0 ft)

Overall Width: 18.29 m (60.0 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Honeywell T55-GA-714A turbine

Engine manufacturer: Honeywell Aerospace

Take-off / rated power: 3631 kW (4867 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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