Boeing Chinook Cargo On Off Loading System

Boeing CH-47 Chinook’s new Cargo On/Off Loading System, or COOLS allows Chinook crews to quickly reconfigure the floor of the helicopter to accommodate passengers or carry cargo. The Army plans to retrofit its entire CH-47F fleet, as well as some D models, with COOLS. By 2015, COOLS will be standard during production

Wonder if the Mk6 programme includes these?

It is an improvement on the older Helicopter Internal Cargo Handling System that I covered in an older post of pallets and containers

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Read more

http://www.stripes.com/news/chinook-upgrade-means-easier-switch-between-hauling-passengers-cargo-1.215889

http://www.army.mil/article/96140/

http://blog.al.com/huntsville-times-business/2013/02/redstone_arsenals_cargo_helico.html

http://www.boeing.com/boeing/Features/2013/08/bds_cool_chinook_08_19_13.page

 

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