This is a discussion on Amazing Helo: Afghanistan Rescue within the Law Enforcement, Military & Homeland Security Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; While they look like boxcars, they are really quite maneuverable and capable of some amazing feats. Very stable platforms. Our Marine squadron flew the very ...
While they look like boxcars, they are really quite maneuverable and capable of some amazing feats. Very stable platforms.
Our Marine squadron flew the very similar CH-46 Sea Knight.
Both the Army CH-47 Chinook and the Navy/Marine CH-46 Sea Knight are made by Boeing. Main difference are the engines and slightly different fuselage.
"The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."
Right up there with rescuing people off K2 and Denali. And many of those pilots and crew are ex-military, too.
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