RAF ODIHAM, U.K. – The U.K. defense ministry is negotiating with Boeing about retrofitting its CH-47 Chinooks with a Digital Automatic Flight Control System (DAFCS). Officials are looking to upgrade the existing Royal Air Force’s fleet of 46 Chinooks – which are currently fitted with analogue AFCS – in a bid to further standardize the fleet. A decision whether to go ahead with the program is expected in October. The move comes as RAF crews build experience from flying ...
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