Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

871 - DHC-6-400 N48TR 9899 Holdings Inc. LLC, Wilmington, DE

Updating previous entry; flew Adak - Petropavlovsk - Sapporo - Kagoshima 05/07-Sep-2018, and is expected to depart to Guam next.

951 - DHC-6-400 C-GFVT Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Registration cancelled 06-Sep-2018 to Indonesia.

953 - DHC-6-400 C-FGAL Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Noted at Victoria-Int'l, BC 05/06-Sep-2018 now in full Pegasus Air Services c/s, as seen in the photo below. It is also carrying the Indonesian registration PK-IVP.

 Tim Martin Photo © Victoria, BC 06-Sep-2018

Tim Martin Photo © Victoria, BC 06-Sep-2018

 

973 - DHC-6-400 C-FBLZ Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Spokane-Int'l, WA 05-Sep-2018 for painting.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

822 - DHC-6-300 ET-AIU/808 Ethiopian Air Force, Addis Ababa

Crashed near Modjo, in the Lumme district on 30-Aug-2018 while en route from Dire Dawa to Bishoftu. There were 18 fatalities.


859 - P2-IRN Hevilift PNG, Waigani [CMCA Communities]

After having arrived in Cairns, QLD on 25-May-2018 on return to lessor, the aircraft was registered to CMCA Aircraft Leasing, Port Moresby on 23-Aug-2018 as F-OVEA. On 04-Sep-2018 it undertook test flying from Cairns, and upon completion of that will be delivered to Air Caledonie in Nouméa.


871 - N48TR Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Registered to 9899 Holding Inc. Trustee, Wilmington, DE 31-Jul-2018; updating previous entry, flew Medford, OR - Ketchikan, AK - Cold Bay, AK - Adak, AK 02/04-Sep-2018 on its delivery flight to Fiji. From Adak, the aircraft is expected to continue to Petropavlovsk & Sapporo. The flight is being undertaken by World Wide Ferry of Calgary.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

291 - DHC-6-300 C-FOPN Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB [Ashe Aircraft Enterprises]

Flew Chilliwack, BC - Springbank, AB 18-Aug-2018. The aircraft had been with Upper Valley Aviation for painting since 08-Jun-2018. The aircraft was moved in both directions by World Wide Ferry.


871 - DHC-6-400 N48TR  Timothy Roberts, Perth, WA [Bank of Utah NA]

Updating last entry; following a fairly lengthy regulatory approval process for the delivery flight to Fiji, the aircraft is expected to depart in the next week or so. The aircraft will remain on it's amphib floats for delivery, heading north over the top route to Asia before once again going south to the Pacific Islands.


901 - DHC-6-400 N814SS Hilcorp Equipment LLC, Anchorage, AK

Flew Victoria, BC - Port Hardy, BC - Prince Rupert, BC - Sitka, AK - Yakutat, AK - Anchorage, AK 24/25-Aug-2018. It re-entered service with Hilcorp 27-Aug-2018 with a flight from Anchorage to Kenai.


951 - DHC-6-400 C-GFVT Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Updating last entry; Flew Angeles City (Clark) - Koror - Biak 24/25-Aug-2018 as it completes its delivery flight to Indonesia. 

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

576 - DHC-6-300 PK-BAC PT Air Born, Jakarta

Offered for sale/lease by CAAMS Leasing as of 22-Aug-2018 with a TTAF of 32,480.9 hrs. It is currently fitted with -34 engines.

611 - DHC-6-300 PK-BAA PT Air Born, Jakarta

Offered for sale/lease by CAAMS Leasing as of 22-Aug-2018 with a TTAF of 46,687 hrs. It is currently fitted with -34 engines.

951 - DHC-6-400 C-GFVT Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Updating last entry; flew Anadyr-Ugolny - Magadan 14-Aug-2018, then remained on the ground there through 20-Aug-2018 when it flew Magadan - Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk - Kagoshima - Angeles City (Clark) 21/23-Aug-2018.

968 - DHC-6-400 C-GVOT Planes & Parts Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registration cancelled 22-Aug-2018 to Fiji as DQ-FLA.

FIJI_C-GVOT.jpg

 

976 - DHC-6-400 C-GYVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registered 22-Aug-2018. First time use of this registration by manufacturer.

977 - DHC-6-400 C-FDHV Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registered 21-Aug-2018. First time use of this registration by manufacturer.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

950 - DHC-6-400 C-FVAM Longview Aviation Asset Management Ltd., N. Saanich, BC

Updating entry for 03-Aug-2018 when the Canadian registration was cancelled; the aircraft has subsequently become PK-CDC, as seen in the photo below at Biak. Additionally you'll note that the Rimbun Air titles have been removed as well.

 Perri Sapta Sabdana Photo © Biak Aug-2018

Perri Sapta Sabdana Photo © Biak Aug-2018

 

 

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

Cayman Airways Express DHC-6-300 MSN 602, VP-CXA arrived Fort Pierce, FL yesterday where it will undergo a 3 yr check with Aviation Management Repairs. The aircraft is seen there today in the picture below.

 Aviation Management Sales Photo © Fort Pierce, FL 

Aviation Management Sales Photo © Fort Pierce, FL 

951 - DHC-6-400 C-GFVT Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Updating report from 10-Aug-2018; flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Fairbanks, AK 11-Aug-2018, continuing to Nome, AK 12-Aug-2018, and to Anadyr-Ugolny 13-Aug-2018.. The aircraft is bound for Rimbun Air in Indonesia.

968 - DHC-6-400 C-GVOT Planes & Parts Ltd., Strathmore, AB

Updating report from 10-Aug-2018; flew Santa Maria, CA - Honolulu-Inouye, HI 11-Aug-2018, and on to Majuro 13-Aug-2018 on delivery to Fiji Link.

975 - DHC-6-400 C-GUVT Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registered 10-Aug-2018.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

45 - DHC-6-200HG™ N94MB Bunny Holdings BVI/Soneva Holdings Pte Ltd.

Updating entry for 01-Aug-2018; aircraft is currently undergoing modifications and upgrades at Ikhana Group at Murrieta, CA and is expected to be completed shortly.

951 - DHC-6-400 C-GFVT Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Flight planned for Victoria-Int'l, BC - Fairbanks, AK 10-Aug-2018 as it begins the delivery flight to Rimbun Air in Indonesia. The flight has initially filed indicating as C-FVAM, however that registration was cancelled 02-Aug-2018, having been delivered to Rimbun in Jul-2018.

 Tim Martin Photo © Victoria, BC 18-Apr-2018

Tim Martin Photo © Victoria, BC 18-Apr-2018

 

968 - DHC-6-400 C-GVOT Planes & Parts Ltd., Strathmore, AB

After installation of ferry tanks and necessary paperwork, flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Boise, ID - Santa Maria, CA 10-Aug-2018 on the first day of its delivery to Fiji Link. The aircraft is seen below at Calgary just prior to departure.

 Undisclosed Photographer, Calgary, AB 10-Aug-2018

Undisclosed Photographer, Calgary, AB 10-Aug-2018

 

974 - DHC-6-400 C-GVVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registered 08-Aug-2018.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

Team JAS offers Twin Otter Operators 15-day Turnaround Time for all Standard Overhauls

August 7, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Team JAS is pleased to announce expeditated TAT’s (Turnaround Times) for all Twin Otter Operators, World-wide, for all aircraft rotables:  15-days or less from quote approval. 

"We value our operators and understand their need for fast and reliable rotable overhauls, and we have put investments in place to guarantee that for them,” said Paul Theofan, President of Team JAS.  "We have a long-standing history of supporting Twin Otter Operators Worldwide and we understand the need for fast as well as economical overhauls.  At 15 days or less, Customers can rest assured that their valuable assets will be back to them, ready for revenue service in an expedited manner.  We also stock multiple exchange units for over 125 Twin Otter rotable part numbers for operators who need a quick exchange”.

Team JAS, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida focuses on Twin Otter, DASH-8 and other Regional Turboprop Aircraft Providing Parts and MRO Services world-wide.  With MRO capabilities that include landing gear, fuel system, electromechanical, hydraulic, actuation, instrumentation and more, Team JAS is uniquely positioned to support the Twin Otter base with all their MRO needs.  And, with proprietary PMA replacement parts as well as specialized DER Approved Repairs, Team JAS is a recognized industry leader for MRO Solutions that go beyond the basics.

Team JAS is a customer driven solutions company that has supported the Twin Otter fleet as well as various other Regional Turboprops worldwide for over 30 years.  Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, the 33,000 square foot facility includes sales and logistical support, a maintenance repair and overhaul facility: JAS ServicesSM FAA/EASA 145 and Viking Air Ltd. FECC (Factory Endorsed Component Center) approved, an engineering and manufacturing division: JAS Engineered SolutionsSM, and a large climate-controlled warehouse.  For more information please contact our team at 904.292.2328 or via email at sales@teamjas.com


Pacific Island Twin Otters

 MSN 827 DHC-6-300 5W-FAW Polynesian Airlines

MSN 827 DHC-6-300 5W-FAW Polynesian Airlines

 MSN 679 DHC-6-300 YJ-RV10 Air Vanuatu

MSN 679 DHC-6-300 YJ-RV10 Air Vanuatu

 MSN 564 DHC-6-300 YJ-AV11 Air Vanuatu

MSN 564 DHC-6-300 YJ-AV11 Air Vanuatu

 MSN 673 DHC-6-300 YJ-AV12 Air Vanuatu

MSN 673 DHC-6-300 YJ-AV12 Air Vanuatu

 491 DHC-6-300 H4-NNP Solomon Airlines

491 DHC-6-300 H4-NNP Solomon Airlines

 MSN 280 DHC-6-300 H4-OTA Solomon Airlines

MSN 280 DHC-6-300 H4-OTA Solomon Airlines

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

950 - DHC-6-300 C-FVAM Longview Aviation Asset Management Ltd., N. Saanich, BC

Canadian registration cancelled 02-Aug-2018 on export to Indonesia.

968 - DHC-6-400 C-GVOT Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registered to Worldwide Ferry Ltd., Strathmore, AB [Planes & Parts Ltd.] 02-Aug-2018 for delivery flight to Fiji Link. Flight planned for Victoria-Int'l, BC - Calgary-Int'l, AB 03-Aug-2018 for ferry tank installation.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

45 - DHC-6-200HG™ 9A-TOC MG Adriatic Leasing, Bray (Ireland)

To Bunny Holdings BVI/Soneva Holdings Pte Ltd. (Soneva Fushi Resort) 30-Jul-2018 and registered to UMB Bank NA same day as N94MG.

82 - DHC-6-200HG™ C-GCWV 1431128 Alberta Ltd., Fort McMurray, AB

Registered to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., West Vancouver, BC 31-Jul-2018.

239 - DHC-6-300 J8-GAA SVG Air, Saint Vincent

Officially imported to Canada 09-Jul-2018.

286 - DHC-6-300 N969AC Berry Aviation Inc., San Marcos, TX

Flew via Ponta Delgada - St. John's, NL - Bangor, ME - Olive Branch, MS - San Marcos, TX 29/31-Jul-2018. The aircraft had been operating under U.S. military contract in sub-Saharan Africa since departing from San Marcos on 18-Sep-2013.

308 - DHC-6-300 C-FTXQ Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB [Beau Del Leasing]

Registration cancelled 18-Jul-2018 to Maldives as 8Q-TAJ with Trans Maldivian Airways.

367 - DHC-6-300 C-GAFL Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB [Ashe Aircraft Enterprises]

Registered 06-Jul-2018. This is a rebuild of the former C-GARW which crashed at Yellowknife on 22-Sep-2011.

871 - DHC-6-400 N48TR Timothy Roberts, Perth, WA [Bank of Utah NA]

Fully repainted into Kokomo Resort livery at Victoria, BC and noted 25-Jul-2018 as DQ-KPI. Fijian registration covered with N48TR sticker by 28-Jul-2018 when it flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Portland-Hillsboro, OR - Medford, OR. The aircraft is expected to be delivered to Fiji shortly.

950 - DHC-6-400 C-FVAM Longview Aviation Asset Management Ltd., North Saanich, BC

Flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Fairbanks, AK - Anadyr - ? Seoul-Gimpo - Laoag - Palau - Biak 09/17-Jul-2018 on delivery to Rimbun Air.

962 - DHC-6-400 C-FAFI Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registration cancelled 18-Jul-2018 to Pakistan as AP-UEP.

965 - DHC-6-400 C-GFAP Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registration cancelled 19-Jul-2018 to United Arab Emirates. Aircraft had been delivered to Abu Dhabi on 25-May-2018.

967 - DHC-6-400 C-GVLE Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Calgary-Int'l, AB 09-Jul-2018.

971 - DHC-6-400 C-FCVK Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Spokane-Int'l, WA - Victoria-Int'l, BC 19-Jul-2018 after painting.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

308 - DHC-6-300 C-FTXQ Beau Del Leasing Ltd., Calgary, AB

Flew Springbank, AB - Olds/Didsbury, AB - Churchill, MB 28-Jun-2018 as it embarks on its delivery flight to the Maldives. The ferry is being operated by World Wide Ferry of Calgary.

308_C-FTXQ_28-JUN-2018_1 copy.jpg

 

939 - DHC-6-400 N812SS Hilcorp Equipment Inc., Anchorage, AK [Bank of Utah NA]

Entered service 21-Jun-2018 Anchorage, AK - Kenai, AK. The aircraft is seen below at Anchorage, along with sistership N814SS in the photo below it.

 Ben Cogger Photo © Anchorage, AK 21-Jun-2018

Ben Cogger Photo © Anchorage, AK 21-Jun-2018

 Ben Cogger Photo © Anchorage, AK 21-Jun-2018

Ben Cogger Photo © Anchorage, AK 21-Jun-2018

971 - DHC-6-400 C-FCVK Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Spokane-Int'l, WA 27-Jun-2018 for painting.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

308 - DHC-6-300 C-FTXQ Summit Air, Yellowknife, NT [8199400 Canada Inc.]

Registered to Beau Del Leasing Ltd., Calgary, AB 20-Jun-2018. The aircraft had been delivered down to Springbank, AB late last year. Currently it is being prepared for delivery to the Maldives.

368 - DHC-6-300 C-GGIR Canadian Flyers Worldwide, King City, ON [2225692 Ontario Inc.]

Registered to Guyana Goldfields Ltd., Toronto, ON 20-Jun-2018. The aircraft had previously been registered directly to Guyana Goldfields from 03-Jun-2016 to 16-Mar-2017, but transferred to Canadian Flyers Worldwide subsequent to that. In recent weeks the Twin Otter began to generate significant media interest, as a result of the local Guyanese carriers objecting to having a Canadian company taking their business. Moving the Twin Otter back under the registry of the mining company correctly supports the contention that it is a privately owned aircraft.

? - DHC-6-300 PK-HVU PT Dimonim Air, Jakarta

Hit by ground fire from Papua separatists after landing at Kenyam, Indonesia 22-Jun-2018. The F/O sustained minor injuries. This appears to be a former Aviastar Mandiri aircraft.

PK-HVU-3.jpg

 

 

Twin Otter News by Erik Johannesson

454 - DHC-6-300 PK-FSX PT Spirit Avia Sentosa, Jakarta

Updating entry for 12-Jun-2018; flew Honolulu-Inouye, HI - Klamath Falls, OR - Calgary-Int'l, AB - Springbank, AB 12/13-Jun-2018 returning to Rocky Mountain Aircraft.

 

560 - DHC-6-300 FAE 452 Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana, Quito

Minor damage in a runway excursion incident at Guayaquil, Ecuador 12-Jun-2018 as can be seen in the photos below.

 Aviacion Ecuador Photo ©

Aviacion Ecuador Photo ©

 Aviacion Ecuador Photo ©

Aviacion Ecuador Photo ©

779 - DHC-6-300 C-GFHA Harbour Air Ltd., Richmond, BC

Noted on test flight from Airdrie, AB to Lethbridge, AB and back again on 18-Jun-2018. This is the former Sherritt International 5R-MVC.

939 - DHC-6-400 N812SS Hilcorp Equipment Inc., Anchorage, AK [Bank of Utah Trustee]

Flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Port Hardy, BC - Ketchikan, AK - Sitka, AK - Anchorage, AK 16-Jun-2018 on delivery. The aircraft is seen below at Victoria prior to departure.

 Tim Martin Photo © Victoria-Int'l, BC 15-Jul-2018

Tim Martin Photo © Victoria-Int'l, BC 15-Jul-2018

949 - DHC-6-400 C-GVFP Longview Aviation Asset Management Inc., North Saanich, BC

Registered to Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC 12-Jun-2018

 

South Nahanni's C-GGLE has recently had new titles applied while it undergoes work at Pitt Meadows, BC

 Coast Dog Aviation Photo 

Coast Dog Aviation Photo 

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

Qatar Air Force Purchases DHC-6-400

The Qatari Armed Forces announced yesterday that they have signed an agreement with Viking for the purchase of DHC-6-400 aircraft.

The aircraft are (is?) expected to support the skydiving operations of the Qatar Special Forces.


93 - DHC-6-100 N169TH Mid Pacific Air LLC, Kailua-Kona, HI

Registration cancelled 08-Jun-2018. This aircraft had been resident, and for sale at Toledo, WA for at least the last eight years.

291 - DHC-6-300 C-FOPN Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB [Ashe Aircraft Enterprises]

Flew Springbank, AB - Chilliwack, BC 08-Jun-2018 for painting at Upper Valley Aviation.

454 - DHC-6-300 PK-FSX PT Spirit Avia Sentosa, Jakarta

Flew Biak-Frans Kaisepo - Pohnpei - Majuro - Honolulu-Inouye, HI - North Bend, OR 08/12-Jun-2018 as it returns to Rocky Mountain Aircraft following lease. The aircraft is seen below at Biak prior to departure.

 Biak-Frans Kaisepo 06-Jun-2018

Biak-Frans Kaisepo 06-Jun-2018

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

729 - DHC-6-300 9N-AEV Tara Air, Kathmandu

As a result of a bounced/porpoise landing at Jumla, Nepl on 09-Jun-2018, the aircraft left the runway, causing the failure of the nose gear. It came to a stop after hitting a fence, resulting in fairly significant damage to the aircraft.

 Kathmandu Post Photo 

Kathmandu Post Photo 

 

588 - DHC-6-300 PJ-WIT Winair-Winward Islands Airways, Sint-Maarten

Registration cancelled 08-Jun-2018, officially imported to Canada 08-Jun-2018 and registered to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB same day as C-FBBW.

939 - DHC-6-400 C-GUVA Longview Aviation Asset Management Inc., North Saanich, BC

Registration cancelled 06-Jun-2018 on export to U.S.A. Registered to Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT 11-Jun-2018 as N812SS for Hilcorp Equipment, Anchorage, AK.

960 - DHC-6-400 VP-CHP Sea Aviation 2 Ltd., Georgetown

Registered 10-Apr-2018

969 - DHC-6-400 C-FVIK Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Spokane-Int'l, WA - Victoria-Int'l, BC 08-Jun-2018 after painting.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

324 - DHC-6-300 N495NS Safeway Asset Management Inc., Indialantic, FL

Flew Fort Pierce, FL - Thomaston, GA - Columbia, MO - Norfolk, NE - Rapid City, SD - Billings, MT - Calgary-Int'l, AB 01/02-Jun-2018. This is the former Fuerza Aérea del Peru 317 which crashed in Peru on 09-Mar-2012. The rebuilding of the aircraft was undertaken by Fort Pierce based Aviation Management Sales LLC.

573 - DHC-6-300 P2-KSM Hevilift PNG, Waigani

Updating entry for 21-May-2018; as expected, the flight from Cairns to Tarawa on 06/07-May-2018 was a delivery to Air Kiribati. The aircraft having been leased to accomodate maintenance requirements on the Y-12 fleet. 

Having encountered a series of protracted regulatory hurdles in bringing the PNG registered aircraft on line, it hasn't yet entered service.

939 - DHC-6-400 C-GUVA Longview Aviation Asset Management Inc., North Saanich, BC

Registration cancelled 06-Jun-2018 to U.S.A.


 

Skeeterbomber N7MC Update

From a news item appearing at NOLA.com/The Times Picayune yesterday, a series of photos of the Mosquito Control Twin Otter N7MC. The full article can be seen at the link below.

https://www.nola.com/expo/erry-2018/06/7e191cf6d07225/skeeterbomber.html

This aircraft, the former C-FGQE was converted by Ikhana to a new 100HP™ series in 2017.

 Ben Smith Photo 

Ben Smith Photo 

 
 40_N7MC Kim Chatelain NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune Photo ©

40_N7MC Kim Chatelain NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune Photo ©

 
 40_N7MC Kim Chatelain NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune Photo ©

40_N7MC Kim Chatelain NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune Photo ©

 
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Nepal Airlines Corporation Committee Recommends Six DHC-6-400's

04-Jun-2018, Kathmandu  The committee formed to recommend additional Twin Otter requirements for Nepal Airlines submitted their report to the government last week. They have recommended a total of 6 new aircraft. 

The committee has also suggested that the trade-in of Nepal Airlines existing -300 series should be pursued separately, in order to maximize return. 

The plan is expected to be tabled with the Nepal Airlines board shortly, after which the necessary finance will be arranged.

Nepal Airlines has had the Twin Otter as part of their fleet for forty-seven years.

 Kurt Roth Photo © Kathmandu Mar-1986

Kurt Roth Photo © Kathmandu Mar-1986

 

TAC Air Operations 3 Twin Otters at San Diego, CA

 Mark Kruse Photo © San Diego. CA

Mark Kruse Photo © San Diego. CA

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

410 - DHC-6-300 DQ-PSE Fiji Link, Nadi

Flew Santa Maria, CA - Saint Johns, AZ - Amarillo-Tradewind, TX - Ripley, MS - Thomaston, GA 30/31-May-2018 returning to lessor.

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz


Suburban Airlines DHC-6-200 N187SA (MSN 131)

 Larry Green Photo © Reading, PA

Larry Green Photo © Reading, PA

DHC-6-100 N166DH (MSN 66)

 Jeff Burch Photo © Zephyrhills, FL

Jeff Burch Photo © Zephyrhills, FL

Markair Express DHC-6-300 N442CA (MSN 290)

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U.S. Forest Service DHC-6-300 N141Z (MSN 803)

 Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Redding, CA 05-Mar-2018

Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Redding, CA 05-Mar-2018

Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines DHC-6-300 Vistaliner N189GC (MSN 772)

 Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Boulder City, NV 25-Feb-2018

Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Boulder City, NV 25-Feb-2018

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

53 - DHC-6-100 N203E Adventure Aviation LLC, Dover, DE

Fuselage hulk noted at Eloy, AZ 20-May-2018 as seen in the photo below. N203E was damaged beyond repair in an accident at Sullivan, MO 08-Jun-2001.

 Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Eloy, AZ 20-May-2018

Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Eloy, AZ 20-May-2018

 

410 - DHC-6-300 DQ-PSE Fiji Link, Nadi

Flew Nadi - Majuro - Honolulu-Inouye, HI - Santa Maria, CA 25/29-May-2018, and at the time of writing is about 1/3 of the way across on the Hawaii - California sector. The aircraft is being returned to the lessor after seven years in Fiji.

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

414 - DHC-6-300 N38535 Aircraft Investments Ltd., Providenciales [TVPX Aircraft Solutions]

Updating entry for 28-May-2018; originally filed for Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL - Providenciales 28-May-2018, however flew to Georgetown, Exuma instead.

938 - DHC-6-400 C-GVZQ Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Bellingham, WA - Spokane-Int'l, WA 29-May-2018.

970 - DHC-6-400 C-FBVG Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Spokane-Int'l,WA 28-May-2018 for painting.

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

164 - DHC-6-200 N164BA Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Olds, AB - Churchill, MB - Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík - Belfast-Int'l. - Toulouse-Blagnac 25/28-May-2018 on delivery. The ferry flight was undertaken by World Wide Ferry.

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

 

414 - DHC-6-300 N38535 Aircraft Investments Ltd., Providenciales [TVPX Aircraft Solutions]

Flew Thomaston, GA - Tallahasse, FL - Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL 25/26-May-2018, and Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL - Nassai 28-May-2018. This is the former DQ-PSD which had been with National Aerotech at Thomaston since late Mar-2018.

859 - DHC-6-400 P2-IRN Hevilift PNG, Waigan [CMCA Communities/OK Tedi Mining)

Flew Port Moresby - Cairns, QLD 25-May-2018

949 - DHC-6-400 C-GVFP Longview Aviation Asset Management, North Saanich, BC

Updating entry for 24-May-2018; continued Spokane-Int'l, WA - Victoria-Int'l, BC 24-May-2018, and is seen below on arrival with thanks to Tim Martin.

 Tim Martin Photo © Victoria, BC 24-May-2018

Tim Martin Photo © Victoria, BC 24-May-2018

965 - DHC-6-400 C-GFAP Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Updating entry for 24-May-2018; flew Belgrade - Hurghada - Abu Dhabi-Int'l 24/25-May-2018 completing its delivery flight. 

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Grand Canyon Airlines DHC-6-300 Vistaliner N72GC MSN 264

 Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Grand Canyon 19-May-2018

Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Grand Canyon 19-May-2018

Grand Canyon Airlines DHC-6-300 Vistaliner MSN 241 N142SA

 Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Grand Canyon 19-May-2018

Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo © Grand Canyon 19-May-2018

Divi Divi Air DHC-6-300 MSN 296 PJ-DVD

 Curacao Airport Photo 

Curacao Airport Photo 

Solomon Airways DHC-6-300 MSN 280 H4-OTA

 Ian Worby Photo 

Ian Worby Photo 

FUERZA AEREA ARGENTINA DHC-6-200 MSN 225 T-86

 Fede Murillo Photo ©

Fede Murillo Photo ©

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

949 - DHC-6-400 C-GVFP Longview Aviation Asset Management Inc., North Saanich, BC

Flew South Saint Paul, MN - Bismarck, ND - Mile City, MT - Great Falls, MT - Spokane-Int'l, WA 23/24-May-2018. The first four legs being filed under the aircraft registration, while the last to Spokane as VKN949

965 - DHC-6-400 C-GFAP Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Updating entry for 23-Apr-2018; continued Wick - Belgrade 23-May-2018 and at the time of writing 24-May-2018 is approaching the Egyptian coastline in the vicinity of Alexandria.

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

DHC-6-300 N322AV MSN 320 of Berry Aviation

 Steve O'Brien Photo © San Marcos, TX

Steve O'Brien Photo © San Marcos, TX


DHC-6-300 5H-MVJ MSN 582

 Regional Air Photo 

Regional Air Photo 


DHC-6-200 N190KM MSN 190

 Thomas Martini Photo ©

Thomas Martini Photo ©

Twin Otter Update by Erik Johannesson

164 - DHC-6-200 N164BA Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Bellingham, WA - Calgary-Int'l, AB 22-May-2018 following completion of export formalities and ferry permits. The aircraft is expected to depart to France shortly.

949 - DHC-6-400 C-GVFP Longview Aviation Asset Management Inc., North Saanich, BC

Flight planned to depart South Saint Paul, MN 23-May-2018 for Bismarck, ND. This aircraft has been with Wipaire since 29-Jan-2018.

965 - DHC-6-400 C-GFAP Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Updating entry for 22-Apr-2018; continued Reykjavík - Wick 23-May-2018 and at the time of writing was east of Hamburg.

 Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz

Maps generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz


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