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Computer Problems Ground Australian Chinooks

By Staff Writer | October 5, 2011

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The Australian Army has locked down a fleet of five Boeing CH-47D Chinooks, including two currently serving in Afghanistan. According to Brigadier Neil Turton, the Defence Department made the decision to suspend operations as a precaution after possible issues were discovered with the advanced flight control systems (AFCS) onboard the Chinooks. Boeing is working with the Defence Department to conduct a technical analysis of the systems.
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