Serco celebrates award of contract extension with 40th anniversary RAF Chinook helicopter tail re-painting

Royal Air Force Odiham is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Chinook helicopter entering RAF service with a commemorative new colour scheme. The tail art was unveiled today (5th May) as the aircraft departed RAF Odiham on a routine training sortie.

Pictured is the RAF Odiham 40th Anniversary of the Chinook special paint scheme on ZD984. Seen here against moody skies as it prepares for a routine training sortie, operated by 27 Squadron.

Royal Air Force Odiham is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Chinook helicopter entering RAF service with a commemorative new colour scheme. The tail art was unveiled today (5th May) as the aircraft departed RAF Odiham on a routine training sortie.

Serco, the international services company, has been awarded a contract extension to continue supporting the Royal Air Force with its specialist Surface Finish aircraft painting expertise for another three years. The contract started on 1 April 2021 and is valued at £15 million.

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