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Saturday, 2 May 2015

542 - N34KH Departs California for Hawaii - First Customer Delivery for Twin Otter X2™

542 - DHC-6-300X2™ N34KH DP Acquisitions Inc., Wilmington, DE


  • Santa Maria, CA (KSMX/SMX) - Honolulu, HI (PHNL/HNL)

N34KH has just departed the Santa Maria airport bound for Honolulu, on the second leg of its delivery flight to Papua New Guinea. The flight to Honolulu is planned at, 12,000 ft and is expected to take 13 1/2 hours. It is being flown by Calgary based World Wide Ferry.

The aircraft can be seen below yesterday, prior to leaving the Ikhana facility in Murrieta, CA. This marks the first Customer delivery of a Twin Otter X2™.

MSN 542 - DHC-6-300 N34KH
DP Acquisitions Inc. (Tropicair)
Murrieta-French Valley, CA 01-May-2015
Ikhana Group Photo

The Ikhana Twin Otter X2™ is a completely remanufactured aircraft, taken to zero time for a new 66,000 hour/132,000 cycle life. As part of the process the aircraft includes new interior, engines, avionics and wiring, and the application of RWMI STC's for Wing Box, Nacelles, Flight Controls and fuselage.