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  • proper n. Acronym of clearing house automated payment system: a method of same-day banking transfer.


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  • Of course, another favorite is Sheila Murphy's COLLECTED CHAPS which is a BRICK at at 599 pages.


  • The bank makes a £7 charge for each credit received from the international banking system (CHAPS), so please bear this in mind when deciding how much to give.

    Reminder: Demo against Zucker at RSM tomorrow

  • Boeing has a program known as Cargo Helicopter Procurement and Support or CHAPS.

    Canadian Forces Scramble To Meet Manley Recommendations « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Then what followed was an emmbarassing two weeks of English ‘WOULD YOU AWFULLY MIND RETURNING OUR CHAPS TO BLIGHTY’ on April 5, 2007 at 5: 05 pm | Reply inspectorgadget


  • Almost two years ago, Canada's air force was offered, but turned down access to used Chinooks under a program called Cargo Helicopter Alternate Procurement Strategy, or CHAPS.

    Refurbished Choppers for Afghanistan?

  • It's also interesting that the quick six for Afstan look to be "Fs", not CHAPS "D's" go back to this link again for details; I would guess then that these aircraft would somehow be included in the overall buy of 16.

    "CH-47 Chinook - Government one step closer to re-equipping Canadian Forces"

  • Looks like it's a wise idea to go with the CHAPS program of refurbished, upgraded models for the first six, with the goal of 02/2009 in-service date, rather waiting several years longer for brand new models.

    CH-47Ds for Afstan

  • The CHAPS program provides for the sale of flight-ready CH-47D Chinooks under "Exchange and Sales" regulations.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • CHAPS provides countries affordable alternatives to more advanced aircraft and enables users to support military operations, medical and disaster relief, search and rescue, fire fighting and civil support with reliable, cost-efficient helicopters.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Further to this post, it looks like it will be a direct government-to-government deal--not one under Boeing's CHAPS program as I had speculated:

    CH-47D purchase closer


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