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For other uses, see Chinook.
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Chinook

autosize
Unit
Internal name

TRAN

Affiliation

RAR Allies Logo.png Allied Forces
RAR Soviets Logo.png Soviet Union

Role

Transport aircraft

Protection

Light

Production
Cost

$1200

Produced by

Helipad

The Chinook is an unarmed transport helicopter used by both the Allies and the Soviets during the Second World War.

Background[edit | edit source]

The Chinook is an unarmed, versatile, twin-engine, tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter. It saw extensive use during the Second World War by both sides as infantry transports and ordnance delivery units. Dubbed "flying APCs", they were capable of delivering infantry to any location on the battlefield and evacuate vital personnel, such as doctor Albert Einstein.

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

After the war the Allies decommissioned them in favor of the newer Nighthawk transport. The Soviets did not utilize air transports until the Twinblade was used in the War of the Three Powers.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

A Chinook landing during the rescue of Albert Einstein
A Chinook landing near an MCV
A Chinook taking off

Trivia[edit | edit source]

The in-game unit is modeled after the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

See also[edit | edit source]

RAR Allies Logo.png Allied Second World War Arsenal RAR Allies Logo.png
RAR Soviets Logo.png Soviet Second World War Arsenal RAR Soviets Logo.png