Royal Air Force 2000
Boeing Chinook FB.VI of 487 Squadron
These eggbeaters take some practice!
Don't ask me why the door's open!
Developed along Vertol's proven twin rotor concept the Chinook first flew in 1961, The RAF version HC1 entered service in the mid 70's. they are flown by 7, 18 and 27 Squadrons. Fitted with 3 cargo hooks and can carry a normal load of 55 troops.
- Length: 51' excl Rotors
- Span:12' excl Rotors ( rotor span 60' )
- Weight:22,379lb Empty 50,000lb MTOW
- Power:2xTextron Lycoming T55 @ 4378 shp
- Range:Operational Radius 35-115 miles
- Date: February 2000
- Designer: Colin Norwood
These snaps were taken in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 at Seletar, Singapore.
|Full 2D cockpit ||Y|
|"Landing view" ||No|| |
Usable. Built for Microsoft Flight Simulator 98.
|Live gauges?||NO|| |
|HUD view ||NO|| |
|Separate panels||Autopilot panel||Shift 2|
|Engine controls||y||Shift 3|