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Friday, 20 June 2014

Aircraft Movements, Photo Update & Operator News

334 - DHC-6-300 N344CS Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT (Rampart Aviation LLC)

Concurrent to this aircraft's coverage in the blog over the past several days as it left North America, there has now also been a change of ownership registered. 

Transferred to Transport Company LLC, Colorado Springs, CO 19-Jun-2014.  This becomes Rampart's second Colorado Springs based affiliate - SN 429 N162DE is also registered to the same address/principals under the name Corvaire LLC.

901 - DHC-6-400 C-FMJO Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

20-Jun-2014 Planned

  • Spokane, WA (KGEG/GEG) - Victoria, BC (CYYJ/YYJ)

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


  • Calgary, AB (CYYC/YYC) - Spokane, WA (KGEG/GEG)

Photo Update

The two new Series 400's for Air Seychelles continue to be prepared for their delivery flights to the Islands shortly. They will join an existing Series 400 that was delivered in 2011

MSN 898 - DHC-6-400 C-GFAP and MSN 899 DHC-6-400 C-GUVT
Viking Air (Air Seychelles)
Victoria, BC
David Reid Photo

Operator News

Cayman Airways has announced the introduction of a Saab 340 on the Cayman Brac route, replacing the current DHC-6-300 Twin Otter. Service on the route will also see a 50% reduction in frequency reflecting the additional capacity of the Saab. Cayman Airways Twin Otters will continue to operate the route to Little Cayman and between the Sister Islands.


The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has today issued their Aviation Investigation Report on the loss of DHC-6-300 C-GKBC (MSN 650) at Mount Elizabeth, Antarctica on 23-Jan-2013. The report can be seen at the link below:

Aviation Investigation Report A13F0011