Helicopter wheelie in reverse emergency landing
Chinook helicopter wheelie in reverse emergency landing
Take a look at this video and see how the Chinook helicopter CH-47 RAF HC Mk2/2A do wheelie in reverse emergency landing! Here you can see Boeing HC Mk2/2A Chinook air show display with the aircraft landing and doing a reverse take off with front gear off the runway! Doing this demonstration of emergency landing pilot showed his amazing and skillful flying.
The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is an American twin-engine, tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter. Its primary roles are troop movement, artillery placement and battlefield resupply. It has a wide loading ramp at the rear of the fuselage and three external ventral cargo hooks. With a top speed of 170 knots (196 mph, 315 km/h) the helicopter was faster than contemporary 1960s utility helicopters and attack helicopters, and is still one of the fastest helicopters in the US inventory. The CH-47 is among the heaviest lifting Western helicopters. Its name is from the Native American Chinook people.
The Chinook was designed and initially produced by Boeing Vertol in the early 1960s; it is now produced by Boeing Rotorcraft Systems. It is one of the few aircraft of that era – along with the fixed-wing Lockheed C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft – that remain in production and frontline service, with over 1,200 built to date. The helicopter has been sold to 16 nations with the U.S. Army and the Royal Air Force being its largest users.
What do you think about this video? Could we say that it was pilot's skill or was it just a pure luck?
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