T408 Engine Demo For Chinook Nearing First Flight

A T408 engine is shown integrated on US Army NCH-47D testbed
Credit: US Army
A flight demonstration of heavier, more powerful engines on a Boeing NCH-47D testbed aircraft will begin later this year, a company executive said July 14. A series of 25 flight tests of a pair of GE Aviation T408 engines on the heavy-lift helicopter was set to begin this summer, but the Army and...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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