CH-47A Chinook Helicopter
Photo Credit: Courtesy photo
This stock photo shows the CH-47A model, the first Chinook helicopter manufactured in 1961. The Chinook took flight for the first time on Sept. 21, 1961, and the U.S. Army took delivery of the aircraft in August 1962. The aircraft has been used heavily since the Vietnam War for military and humanitarian missions as a cargo and personnel transporter.
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