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The World's largest, most comprensive website on the DHC-6 Twin Otter series aircraft, photographs and accurate data.

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Photo: C-GVVA (6) (931) for Rosneft/RN Air, arriving at Victoria, British Columbia, after painting. - Tim Martin © 26 November 2015.
Photo: N3760V (676) of TAVINA at Downsview, Ontario, ready for delivery flight to Colombia - DHC © May 1980
Photo: C-GPVQ (99) of Osprey Wings at Otter Lake, Saskatchewan - Rich Hulina © 09 October 2015
Photo: C-FGQH (106) arrives on a regular run at Vancouver's Coal Harbour - CXH. John W. Olafson © 05 September 2015
A "work in progress" - using as a starting point, the extensive research and photo collections of Michael J. Ody. Thanks Mike!

Note:December 2015 - 47 months into this venture, we have had over 125.035 unique visits!

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This website has absolutely no corporate support. Mind you - I have not asked!

Our sincere thanks to our ten supporters for helping out the cause since we began almost four years ago!

Thank you so much for all your support. I know there are a lot of things vying for your money and we don't take your support for granted.

Ken T (ON) twice!, Arnold V (SK), Ken S (ON), Kjell G (NO) three times!, Donald B (AB),

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Compilation, additional detailed research and photographs: Erik Johannesson,

Ian S. Macintosh, and Neil C. Aird.

Suplemental archival research Erich Kunz, Ian M. Macdonald, Terry Judge and Sheldon D. Benner.

We acknowledge donation of the fine work supplied by many photographers, worldwide. See the credits section.

Master Index - 844 Legacy - 92 Viking Air so far.
Explanation - How to navigate an individual Aircraft Data History Page - Sample
Biography of Michael J. Ody - by George Trussell
About the authors - Your main crew - This is very much a team effort!
Credits - Photographic work and information
Abbreviations page - Provinces and States
How you can help? - Where we have no images yet - do you have one to submit?
How to get in touch with us - TOA "at"
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"TwinOtterSpotter" blog

by data specialist / colleague Erik Johannesson

This website is not affiliated in any way with Bombardier Aerospace, or Viking Aircraft Limited, although we are huge fans of these two fine companies. The content has been prepared from Public Information, the private research records of the late Michael J. Ody, and generous contributions from the authors, enthusiasts, photographers and spotters worldwide. Images freely added, cannot be removed.
Please note: Images freely submitted to "TwinOtterSpotter" may also appear on "TwinOtterArchive" or vice versa.

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