Friday, February 14, 2014

Australian Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook Helicopter A15-151 at Rockhampton Airport

Making a very surprising, but most welcome visit to Rockhampton Airport on Friday 14 February was Australian Army Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter A15-151.

The chook was seen and heard to be arriving into Rocky over the city.

Some research on A15-151 suggests that this Chinook is a recent acquisition for the Australian Army - delivered to the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville in June 2012.  Prior to this, A15-152 (c/n M.3297) flew with the United States Army Aviation Branch as 89-00143.

Thanks to Rockhampton Plane Spotter 'IAD' for sending through the great photos!

All photos taken by ‘IAD’  ©

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