A new engine for the CH-47 Chinook will significantly increase the capabilities of the helicopter, allowing it to meet future operational needs head on.
Boeing restarts AH-64E flight operations amid safety investigation (Updated)
Boeing has resumed AH-64E Apache Guardian flight operations at its Mesa, Arizona, production facility after deliveries of the attack helicopter to the US Army had to be stopped, when the company informed the service of improper record-keeping by a technician responsible for aircraft parts installation.
The technician, who is no longer employed by Boeing, ‘improperly’ carried out inspections for over two years and as recently as mid-September 2020, according to a Bloomberg report.
The ex-employee’s actions have since sparked a joint safety investigation by Boeing and the US Army.
‘We are working with the Army on a comprehensive ...
More from Defence Helicopter
In this episode, we'll hear from industry experts and helicopter operators about the rise of the helicopter as a search and rescue machine, and how they're saving lives today.
The helicopter offers clear advantages for emergency medical services, but just how did an industry evolve to fill this life-saving role?
Law enforcement agencies around the world use the helicopter as an essential crime-fighting tool.
The helicopter has become an essential tool for militaries, parapublic agencies and emergency services. But its unique characteristics have also ensured a vital role for the helicopter across a myriad of commercial activities.
Helicopters provide vital assistance during disaster relief operations such as firefighting and earthquake response. But how do pilots prepare for these toughest of missions?