VH-BVS

90

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100

Aircraft Status:

Operational and in use

Registration History:

N950SA ■ N950SM ■ VH-OTA ■ VH-BVS



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N950SA

N950SA

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

N950SM

VH-OTA

VH-BVS

VH-BVS

 

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Painted as such & noted at Downsview 28/30-Nov-1967, had become N950SM by 21-Dec-1967

MAC-Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa-locka, FL

Skymark Airlines, Sacramento, CA

Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA

Golden West Airlines, Los Angeles, CA

Frontier Airlines, Denver, CO (fln 950)

Golden West Airlines, Los Angeles, CA

Air Associates, Plymouth, MA

Mountain Air Cargo, Denver, NC

Mountain Air Cargo, Denver, NC

Umatilla Aviation Services, Umatilla, FL [Jimmy & Wilma Godwin, Umatilla, FL]

Umatilla Aviation Services, Umatilla, FL [Wilma Godwin, Umatilla, FL]

Umatilla Aviation Services, Umatilla, FL

First Security Bank of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Arrived Sydney-Bankstown, NSW 01-Jan-1996 for Sydney Skydiving

Sydney Skydiving Centre, Sydney, NSW [Mobile Carpet Cleaning Factory, Sydney, NSW]

Withdrawn from use at Wilton Airport, Picton, NSW by 2005, registration cancelled 18-Jul-2006

Noted still present at Wilton in 2008 and 2009. minus many parts

Reports indicate sale to Blue Wing Airlines, Suriname in 2009 for parts or possible rebuild

C J Aerospace Pty Ltd., Caringbah, NSW [Blue Wing Airline NV, Paramaribo, Suriname]

Rebuilt by C J Aerospace with completion in Sep-2014

Seair Pacific, Bilinga, QLD [Istlecote Pty Ltd./Blue Wing Airline NV, Paramaribo, Suriname]

Flew Sydney, NSW - Gold Coast, QLD 17-Jun-2016 & in service 29-Jun-2016 Gold Coast - Lady Elliot Island

Dates

28-Nov-1967

13-Dec-1967

 

23-Dec-1967

23-Dec-1967

28-Mar-1969

15-Jul-1969

24-Oct-1970

Apr-1974

22-Apr-1983

Mar-1984

Feb-1987

27-Feb-1991

01-Oct-1991

19-Oct-1992

10-Nov-1992

 

27-Feb-1996

 

 

 

05-Aug-2014

 

20-Jul-2016

 

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

 

Delivered

Delivered

Merged

Renamed

Leased

Returned

Sold

Leased

Sold

Sold

Reg'd

Reg'd

Sold

 

Reg'd

 

 

 

Reg'd

 


 Photographer Unknown © Jul-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Jul-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © Long Beach, CA

Photographer Unknown © Long Beach, CA


 Photographer Unknown © Jul-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Jul-1969 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © Long Beach, CA Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Long Beach, CA Michael J. Ody Collection


 Gary Vincent Photo © Burbank, CA Sep-1980 Michael J. Ody Collection

Gary Vincent Photo © Burbank, CA Sep-1980 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Rob Tracz Photo © Michael J. Ody Collection

Rob Tracz Photo © Michael J. Ody Collection


 Photographer Unknown © Picton, NSW Mar-2007 Michael J. Ody Collection

Photographer Unknown © Picton, NSW Mar-2007 Michael J. Ody Collection


 Robert Myers Photo © Wagga Wagga Sep-2014

Robert Myers Photo © Wagga Wagga Sep-2014


 CJ Aerospace Photo © Oct-2014

CJ Aerospace Photo © Oct-2014


 Michael Greenhill Photo © Wagga Wagga 25-Oct-2014

Michael Greenhill Photo © Wagga Wagga 25-Oct-2014


 Lance Higgerson Photo © Sydney-Bankstown, NSW 14-Nov-2014

Lance Higgerson Photo © Sydney-Bankstown, NSW 14-Nov-2014