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Sunday, 26 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 26-Mar-2017



MSN 321 - DHC-6-300 C-GBBU
Harbour Air
Vancouver-Int'l 10-May-1999
Dave Richardson Photo


339 - DHC-6-300 C-GOKB Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB

Flew Saint Croix, VI - Providenciales - Nassau - Orlando-Executive, FL - Jasper, AL - Olive Branch, MS - Tulsa-R.L. Jones, OK - Garden City, KS - Casper, WY - Great Falls, MT - Calgary-Int'l, AB 23/26-Mar-2017 on return from Seaborne Airlines contract. It has been replaced by MSN 533 C-FAKB which arrived in Saint Croix on 28-Feb-2017.

549 - DHC-6-300 C-GIZF Air Labrador Ltd., Goose Bay, NL

Updating entry for 22-Mar-2017; flew Wabush, NL - Chibougamau, QC - Kenora, ON - Regina, SK - Springbank, AB 21/22-Mar-2017.

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

Noted still present at Cairns, QLD 22-Feb-2017, ex N573SA. This has been a very long term rebuild, which began in 2010 when the aircraft arrived in Australia via shipping container.

687 - DHC-6-300 C-FMQX Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd., Calgary, AB

Test flown from Springbank, AB 24-Mar-2017.

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

Registration cancelled 24-Mar-2017 to Seychelles, where it has become S7-FAR.




Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 22-Mar-2017


? - DHC-6-300 C-.....  Air Labrador Ltd., Goose Bay, NL

Flew Wabush, NL - Chibougamau, QC - Kenora, ON - Regina, SK - Springbank, AB 21/22-Mar-2016 for attention (or lease return?) by Rocky Mountain Aircraft.


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

Test flown from Calgary-Int'l, AB 21-Mar-2017 following overhaul and repaint by Regent Aircraft Services, prior to delivery for operation on behalf of Guyana Goldfields.


C-FTSU is seen below after arrival at Male. The aircraft departed Canada on 15-Mar-2017.

MSN 451 - DHC-6-300 C-FTSU
Ashe Aircraft Enterprises
Male, Maldives 21-Mar-2017


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

Updating entry for 21-Mar-2017; Flew Nairobi-Wilson - Victoria (Seychelles) 22-Mar-2017 on completion of its delivery flight to Air Seychelles. The aircraft is being flown by World Wide Ferry.

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

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 21-Mar-2017


155 - DHC-6-200 C-GQOQ Osprey Wings Ltd., La Ronge, SK

Damaged when left main gear failed on landing at Yalowega Lake, SK 10-Mar-2017.


451 - DHC-6-300 C-FTSU Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd., Calgary, AB


Updating entry for 21-Mar-2017; completing its delivery to Trans Maldivian, the aircraft flew Al Ain - Male 21-Mar-2017The aircraft was flown by World Wide Ferry.

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



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

Updating entry for 14-Mar-2017; Flew Aswan - Nairobi-Wilson 21-Mar-2017 as it now continues on its delivery flight to Air Seychelles. The aircraft is being flown by World Wide Ferry.

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


Monday, 20 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 20-Mar-2017




451 - DHC-6-300 C-FTSU Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd., Calgary, AB

Updating entry for 16-Mar-2017; continuing on delivery to Trans Maldivian, the aircraft flew Keflavík - Malmö - Nis - Sharm el Sheikh - Al Ain 17/20-Mar-2017.

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

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


Is expected to depart the Seychelles on delivery with the next several days. This is the former S7-AAR.

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

Flew Istanbul - Sharm el Sheikh 18-Mar-2017 and is seen below on the ground there earlier today. It was expected to continue on to Fujairah.


MSN 857 - DHC-6-400 N108MG
WFBNW
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt 20-Mar-2017

900 - DHC-6-400 N915VK TVPX ARS Inc. Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT


Updating entry for 16-Mar-2017; aircraft became S7-PRN 14-Mar-2017 and is named "Isle of Praslin".


Thursday, 16 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 16-Mar-2017



368 - DHC-6-300 C-GGIR Guyana Goldfields Inc., Toronto, ON

Registered to Canadian Flyers Worldwide Services, King City, ON 16-Mar-2017. This is the second Twin Otter to be operated abroad by Canadian Flyers, the first flies in Madagascar, while the second will be based in Guyana.


451 - DHC-6-300 C-FTSU Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd., Calgary, AB


Flew Springbank, AB - Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík 15/16-Mar-2017 as it heads towards the Maldives for Trans Maldivian.  Aircraft is being flown by World Wide Ferry.




900 - DHC-6-400 N915VK TVPX ARS Inc. Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Registration cancelled 14-Mar-2017 on export to Seychelles. Aircraft arrived the same day on delivery.


Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 14-Mar-2017



TOI'S N83AR is seen below at Houma, LA yesterday with thanks to Ken Swartz. The aircraft has been working the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast area since late January.

MSN 440 - DHC-6-300 Vistaliner N83AR
Twin Otter International
Houma, LA 13-Mar-2017
Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo


442 - DHC-6-300 H4-SID Solomon Islands Airways, Honiara

Noted still parked at Cairns, QLD 09-Feb-2017 in full Solomons c/s. No engines, but otherwise intact; aircraft arrived from Honiara back on 29-Sep-2015.


451 - DHC-6-400 C-FTSU Alberta Central Airlines, Lac la Biche, AB

Test-flown from Springbank, AB 13-Mar-2017; aircraft had previously flown Lac la Biche, AB - Springbank, AB 14-Feb-2017


900 - DHC-6-400 N915VK Air Seychelles (TVPX ARS Inc., Trustee)


Updating entry for 12-Mar-2017; flew Aswan - Nairobi-Wilson - Victoria (Seychelles)  13/14-Mar-2017 as it completes its delivery flight to Air Seychelles. The ferry was operated by  World Wide Ferry.

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


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

Updating entry for 11-Mar-2017; flew Victoria-Int'l, BC - Great Falls, MT - Rapid City, SD - Olathe, KS - Birmingham, AL - Orlando-Executive, FL - Georgetown - Samana - Antigua - Port of Spain - Georgetown - Paramaribo  08/14-Mar-2017.


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


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

Updating entry for 12-Mar-2017; Flew Split - Aswan 14-Mar-2017 on its delivery flight to Air Seychelles. The aircraft is being flown by World Wide Ferry.

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

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Twin Otter Update for 12-Mar-2017



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

As covered in previous entries beginning on 08-Mar-2017, C-GVOT has been flying a southeasterly track across North America in the last few days. The aircraft is seen below on approach to Orlando-Executive, FL with thanks to Nigel Prevett.

MSN 941 - DHC-6-400 C-GVOT
Viking Air
Orlando-Executive, FL 11-Mar-2017
Nigel Prevett Photo



955 - DHC-6-400 C-FVAT Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Flew Spokane, WA - Victoria-Int'l, BC 11-Mar-2017 following painting, and is seen in the photo below with usual thanks to Tim Martin.

MSN 955 - DHC-6-400 C-FVAT
Viking Air Ltd.
Victoria-Int'l, BC 11-Mar-2017
Tim Martin Photo