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Boeing marks 50th anniversary of Chinook helicopter's 1st flight

Boeing and the U.S. Army today celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Chinook and the opening of a newly renovated Chinook production line in Ridley Township, Pa. This photo shows a U.S. Army CH-47A Chinook helicopter circa 1961. Today, the Boeing Chinook platform endures as the world's premier heavy-lift military helicopter.


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Uploaded on September 21, 2011