Moroccan CH-47 Chinooks arrive home | DefenceWeb

The Royal Moroccan Air Force has received three Boeing transport helicopters, recently refurbished in Oregon:

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A CH-47 Chinook in Afghanistan. Photo: ISAF.

A CH-47 Chinook in Afghanistan. Photo: ISAF.

The Royal Moroccan Air Force’s three new refurbished CH-47D Chinook transport helicopters arrived in Morocco on Saturday, after being transported from the United States by sea.

They arrived at the port of Tanger-Med, Tangier, aboard the US registered cargo vessel MV Liberty Pride. They were also unloaded on 15 August.

The first of the three helicopters was reflown in April after a seven month refurbishment by US maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company Columbia Helicopters at its facility at Aurora State Airport in Oregon…[FULL STORY]


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