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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

MSN 629 C-GKVT Prepares for the Maldives, MSN 693 C-GKCS Returns from Antarctica


All four of the Island Aviation Services Twin Otters taken at Male recently, with numbers five and six on their way shortly.


8Q-IAF, 8Q-IAH, 8Q-IAJ, 8Q-IAL
Male, Maldives
Nashath Hameed Photo



629 - DHC-6-300 C-GKVT Unity Group Ltd., Airdrie, AB

Testflown 17-Feb-2015 after overhaul, and currently being prepared for lease to Island Aviation Services (Maldivian)

MSN 629 was originally delivered to Brymon Airways in the U.K. in 1979 before making its way to Malaysia Airlines in 1992.


MSN 629 Through the Years

MSN 629 - DHC-6-300 G-BGMD
Brymon Airways
Photographer Unknown


MSN 629 - DHC-6-300 G-BGMD
Brymon Airways Ltd.
Birmingham 09-May-1987
S. Hill Photo

MSN 629 DHC-6-300 G-BGMD
Spacegrand Aviation
Paris-Le Bourget 21-Aug-1985
Christian Volpati Photo
MSN 629 - DHC-6-300 ZK-KHA
Cook Islandair
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Kurt Roth Photo
MSN 629 - DHC-6-300 9M-MDO
Malaysia Airlines
Long Lellang,  Malaysia
Photographer Unknown




693 - DHC-6-300 C-GKCS Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB

18-Feb-2015


  • McAllen-Miller, TX (KMFE/MFE) - Cheyenne, WY (KCYS/CYS)


921 - DHC-6-400 C-GVAT Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Registered 17-Feb-2015