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Chinook Profile




Chinook in Profile
Lithographic Print or Giclee print.


"This image was created as a tribute to the ten years of service of the CH-47D Chinook in Army service. The second print was sponsored by Boeing Australia Ltd as a commemorative print and shows various scenes of the CH-47D on operations."

"The Chinooks of the Australian Army (with the exception of the later acquisitions) were formerly on the inventory of the Royal Australian Air Force as C Models and served with the RAAF from 1973 until 1986 whereupon they were removed from service with the introduction into service of the S-70 Black Hawk... but they were soon missed. So a deal was struck with Boeing and the US Government. The 11 C Models would  be returned to the US where Boeing would convert them to D models. The Australian Army would then have four of them returned and the balance would go to the Hawaiian National Guard."


- Aircraft and Weapon Profile Prints -

 Black Hawk,   Iroquois,   Kiowa,   ARH Tiger,   Squirrel,   CT4-A, and B
Centurion Tank,  ASLAV-25,   L5 Pack Howitzer





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Independent Productions and Aviation Services is the website of Conway Bown, Australian Army Official War Artist and Aviation Consultant. Services include portrait painting and other portraiture, aviation services such as CRM - Crew Resource Management - and Helicopter Underwater Escape Training - HUET - which may include Emergency Breathing Systems - EBS - training using Helicopter Aircrew Breathing Devices - HABD - or Helicopter Emergency Egress Device - HEEDs.

During 2006, Conway Bown deployed to the Middle East as the Australian Army's Official War Artist, what the US Armed Forces call Combat Artist. This website features the artwork created during this project as part of the Australian Army's Official Art Scheme.

For more information on War Art, Combat Artists, Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET), Emergency Breathing Systems (EBS) or Crew Resource Management (CRM), please visit the relevant webpages:

HUET - RHO Aviation

CRM - RHO Aviation

EBS - RHO Aviation

Official War Artist - IPAS.