The U.K. Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of a batch of its first new model Boeing CH-47 Chinook Mk. 6 heavy-lift helicopters. Three of the 14 aircraft being built by Boeing have arrived at the Chinook main operating base of RAF Odiham, Hampshire, U.K. Defense Ministry officials have confirmed. The Mk. 6 is a new-build aircraft based on the CH-47F, but fitted with a standardized Thales-designed cockpit that is being retrofitted across the rest of the U.K.’s Chinook fleet through ...


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