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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Photo Update


Thank-you to Nigel Hitchman for permitting us to add a few shots from Calgary earlier this fall.

C-GPOQ returned to Calgary in August 2012 from contract in Quebec, and is pictured here during September. By the 28th of September it had left Calgary again routing to Casper, WY and Joplin, MO and ? (is this one in Guyana?)

MSN 464 - DHC-6-300 C-GPOQ
Calgary, AB
12-Sep-2012
Nigel Hitchman Photo

C-FDHB was repaired following it's hard landing incident at Kimmirut, NU back in Dec-2011, and by 01-Nov-2012 it had left Calgary, AB bound for Colorado Springs, CO, Brownsville, TX and Liberia, Costa Rica heading to Antarctica.

MSN 338 - DHC-6-300 C-FDHB
Calgary, AB
12-Sep-2012
Nigel Hitchman Photo



C-GKBV is pictured here in basic Seaborne Airlines colours at Calgary, AB. The following day it departed on delivery to Seaborne's base in Saint Croix, USVI where it replaced MSN 617 C-GKBR which has returned to Canada.

MSN 287 - DHC-6-300 C-GKBV
Calgary, AB
12-Sep-2012
Nigel Hitchman Photo


The value of the remaining existing legacy Twin Otters is clearly demonstrated by the lengths to which operators go to recover salvageable airframes. Former TMK Commuter 9Q-CBO crashed after take-off from Goma, Congo in 2005.

MSN 735 - DHC-6-300 9Q-CBO
Calgary, AB
12-Sep-2012
Nigel Hitchman Photo