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 ...


"U.K. Looks Toward All-Digital Chinook Fleet" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.