Boeing to accelerate Chinook Block II flight testing with funding restored

By Jaspreet Gill / February 4, 2020 at 11:16 AM
Boeing will accelerate its CH-47 Block II flight testing after a second aircraft enters flight tests "as early as next week," according to a company official. The company's decision follows a congressional vote in December to restore $28 million for advanced procurement of Block II aircraft after the Army tried to cut the money from the program in favor of other modernization priorities, including future vertical lift developmental efforts. Andy Builta, Boeing's vice president of cargo and utility helicopters and...

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