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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 28-May-2017


625 - DHC-6-300 8Q-TMV Trans Maldivian Airways, Malé

Was damaged in a landing accident at the Hulhulé lagoon adjacent to the Velana International Airport 27-May-2017. The aircraft was arriving from the Conrad Maldives Rangali Resort with 9 passengers and 3 crew, and there were no serious injuries.



Thursday, 25 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 25-May-2017


489 - DHC-6-300 N708PV P M Leasing Inc., Perris, CA

Although the circumstances of the accident are currently requiring details, Perris Skydiving's N708PV sustained major damage at the company drop zone at Perris yesterday (24-May-2017). In the absence of details, pictures can be seen below.





772 - DHC-6-300 Vistaliner N189GC Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon, AZ

Left paved surface of runway on landing at Grand Canyon, and hit both a light and sign, sustaining minor damage. The incident occurred yesterday 24-May-2017.


Saturday, 20 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 20-May-2017


447 - DHC-6-300 C-GKBQ Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB


Registered 18-May-2017; this is the former 8Q-IAF, which had arrived back in Canada in Dec-2016 but had not been officially registered until now.

857 - DHC-6-400 PK-BAR PT Air Born Indonesia, Jakarta (CAAMS Leasing)


As seen below, PK-BAR has been placed on new Wipaire 13000A amphibs at Kuala Lumpur, and is preparing to depart to Indonesia on delivery. The aircraft also features a new orange & red livery for Air Born, replacing the previous red, white and blue one.

MSN 857 - DHC-6-400 PK-BAR PT Air Born/CAAMS Leasing May-2017

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 17-May-2017



420 - DHC-6-300 HB-LUM Zimex Aviation Ltd., Glattbrugg

Updating entry for 25-Apr-2017; registration cancelled 15-May-2017 and registered to Island Aviation Services, Male 15-May-2017 as 8Q-ISH.


857 - DHC-6-400 N108MG Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Updating entry for 10-May-2017; registration cancelled 15-May-2017 on export to Indonesia as PK-BAR for PT Air Born.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 15-May-2017


MSN 804 - DHC-6-300 N141Z U.S. Forest Service, Boise, ID 03-Jun-2015 Gerald Howard Photo


37 - DHC-6-100 N71EC Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing, Rosharon, TX

Updating entries for 09/10-May-2017; arrived Mena, AR 09-May-2017, presumably for painting. The aircraft continues to be reserved as N337MB.


221 - DHC-6-200 N301CL Win Win Aviation, Wake Forest, NC

Flew DeKalb-Taylor, IL - Pontiac-Oakland County, MI - Montréal-Trudeau, QC 13/14-Apr-2017 on delivery to Parachute Montréal.


223 - DHC-6-200 N223AL Win Win Aviation, Wake Forest, NC

Flew DeKalb-Taylor, IL - Pontiac-Oakland County, MI - Montréal-Trudeau, QC 27/28-Apr-2017 on delivery to Parachutisme NouvelAir.


368 - DHC-6-300 C-GGIR Canadian Flyers Worldwide Aviation, King City, ON

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Winnipeg-Int'l, MB - Thunder Bay, ON - Toronto-Buttonville, ON on delivery.


537 - DHC-6-300 N537AR Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV

Flew Grand Junction, CO - Boise, ID 11-May-2017 for U.S. Forest Service operations. 


539 - DHC-6-300 C-GACU Gravitas Aviation Ltd., West Vancouver, BC

Has been sold to Unity Group Ltd., Airdrie, AB May-2017 although the aircraft has yet to officially appear on the Canadian register to either Gravitas or Unity. This is the former S7-AAR.


623 - DHC-6-300 C-GADH Gravitas Aviation Ltd., West Vancouver, BC

Has been sold to Unity Group Ltd., Airdrie, AB May-2017 although the aircraft has yet to officially appear on the Canadian register to either Gravitas or Unity. This is the former S7-AAF.


958 - DHC-6-400 C-FOAD Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Spokane-Int'l, WA - Victoria-Int'l, BC 12-May-2017 after painting. The aircraft is seen below with thanks to Tim Martin.


MSN 958 - DHC-6-400 C-FOAD  Viking Air Ltd.  Victoria-Int'l, BC 13-May-2017 - Tim Martin Photo



Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 10-May-2017



37 - DHC-6-100 N71EC Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing, Rosharon, TX


Reserved 08-May-2017 as N337MB.


857 - DHC-6-400 PK-BAR PT Air Born Indonesia, Jakarta

The former TC-KHC/N108MG is nearing completion of pre-delivery work at the AIROD facility in Malaysia, before departing to Indonesia. 


MSN 857 - DHC-6-400 PK-BAR
CAAMS Leasing (PT Air Born Indonesia)
Kuala Lumpur 03-May-2017

MSN 857 - DHC-6-400 PK-BAR
CAAMS Leasing (PT Air Born Indonesia)
Kuala Lumpur 09-May-2017





Seeking DHC6-400 Amphib Pilots  

Personal Qualification of  Pilots for Amphibious Twin Otter Viking 400  JAA/FAA/ICAO License, ATPL, DHC 400, TRE/TRI, total Flight Hours 4000, including 1000 hours on type, experience on sea plane.

Full Time position in Indonesia.

Please provide CV and details to:

Michael Clyne
Executive Vice President
CAAMS Leasing
622 Airport Road, Hangar 5C
Rutherford Country Airport – KFQD
Rutherfordton, NC 28139 / USA

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Twin Otter Update for 09-May-2017



37 - DHC-6-100 N71EC Emerald Coast Air Inc.,  Slidell, LA

Registered to Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing, Rosharon, TX 08-May-2017. This is the fifth Twin Otter for Desert Sand.

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

Flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Calgary-Int'l, AB 09-May-2017.

959 - DHC-6-400 C-FZVM Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Spokane-Int'l, WA 09-May-2017 for painting.



Isles of Scilly Skybus have completed the refurb and repaint of their four Twin Otters, and seen below are G-CEWM and G-BIHO, with thanks to Stephen Rendle.

MSN 656 - DHC-6-300 G-CEWM
Scilly Skybus
Newquay 08-May-2017
Stephen Rendle Photo


MSN 738 - DHC-6-300 G-BIHO
Scilly Skybus
Newquay 10-Feb-2017
Stephen Rendle Photo