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Air Warriors

Series 2 Episode 5: Chinook

The CH-47 Chinook is not the most glamorous aircraft in the US military's inventory, but for decades it has been the Army's primary helicopter for lifting heavy cargo. The Chinook has proven its worth in every notable conflict since Vietnam, but to live through changing war zones the ageing chopper has required modifications.

Category
Documentary / History / Armed forces
Original air date
2015-10-25
Cast and crew
  • Rob NaughtonNarrator