Evolution of the Chinook

Evolution of the Chinook

The Chinook is one of the most iconic aircraft ever produced, yet even now it remains a valuable asset on the field. In this video we look at the history of the Chinook, from it’s first prototype to the latest proposed upgrade. In 1943, Frank Piasecki and Harold...
12SQN Chinook Discussion

12SQN Chinook Discussion

Special Thanks to Army Flying Museum at Oakey Note: In part 2, regards the Caribou life out of Telefomin in PNG – the Chinook was captained by SQNLD Ted Bach and co-pilot was Darryl Willcocks. They lifted to Wewak with 2 fuel stops en-route to MAUW with a max...
12 Squadron Chinook Makes A Splash – September 1981

12 Squadron Chinook Makes A Splash – September 1981

By Dean Watson On the 7th September 1981, Chinook A15-008 crewed by FltLt Tib Kovaks and PltOff Dean Watson lifted a Brisbane tram off a flatbed trailer and released it just offshore from Tangalooma in Moreton Bay. It was to join some 25 other vessels there and become...