N718KW

120

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200HG™ Vistaliner

Aircraft Status:

Operational and in use

Registration History:

N7253 • VH-TGW • (P2-TGW) • (P2-RDF) • VH-TGW • P2-RDE • VH-KEA • N120AA • N718KW



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N7253

N7253

N7253

VH-TGW

P2-TGW

P2-RDF

VH-TGW

VH-TGW

P2-RDE

P2-ALS

P2-ALS

VH-KEA

VH-KEA

N120AA

N718KW

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Air Capital International, Augusta, KS

TAA-Trans Australia Airlines, Melbourne, VIC “Campbell Miles”

Withdrawn from use at Brisbane, QLD 02-Jan-1974, however later returned to service – date unknown

Talair, Goroka, PNG

Talair, Goroka, PNG

Withdrawn from use at Brisbane, QLD 16-Aug-1976

Masling Airlines, Cootamundra, NSW

Talair, Goroka, PNG

Departed Sydney 25-Sep-1978 on delivery

Talair, Goroka

Withdrawn from use at Goroka, PNG 25-May-1993, ferried to Mareeba, QLD 16-Jul-1993 for continued storage

Airlink Pty Ltd., Rabaul

Eastland Air, Toowoomba, QLD

Arrived Maroochydore, QLD on delivery 06-Oct-1998

Eastland Air, Toowoomba, QLD [R.R. Moore & Company Ltd.]

In service; Cairns-Lizard Island 14-Dec-1998

Withdrawn from use & stored at Cairns, QLD by Jul-2002; noted there 10-Jul-2002 with no engines

Offered for sale at auction circa Sep-2003

Sabstall  Pty Ltd., Toowoomba, QLD

CAAMS LLC, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Departed Cairns 09-Mar-2007 on delivery to Honiara – Majuro – Honolulu, HI – Camarillo, CA

Noted at Fort Lauderdale 04-Jul-2007, 14-Jul-2007, 08-Nov-2007, 16-Feb-2008

Warren Transportation LLC, Dallas, TX

Dates

05-Apr-1968

21-May-1968

31-May-1968

15-Jun-1968

 

Jun-1976

Jun-1976

 

18-Sep-1976

25-Sep-1978

 

Sep-1978

 

04-Jun-1994

06-Oct-1998

 

25-Nov-1998

 

 

 

11-Oct-2004

22-Sep-2006

 

 

23-May-2008

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

Delivered

 

Not del

Not del

 

Sold

Sold

 

Re-reg'd

 

Sold

Sold

 

Reg'd

 

 

 

Sold

Sold

 

 

Sold


 Photographer Unknown © Nov-1976 Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Nov-1976 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © Port Moresby Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Port Moresby Michael J. Ody Collection


 Peter Keating Photo © Mareeba, QLD Oct-1993 Michael J. Ody Collection

Peter Keating Photo © Mareeba, QLD Oct-1993 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Lenn Bayliss Photo © Toowoomba, QLD

Lenn Bayliss Photo © Toowoomba, QLD


 Birdman Photo  ©  Dallas-Addison, TX

Birdman Photo  ©  Dallas-Addison, TX


 Wipaire Photo © Leesburg, FL 09-Jul-2015

Wipaire Photo © Leesburg, FL 09-Jul-2015