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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200



• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• CF-QDM de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 22-Nov-1968. First flight 22-Nov-1968.

• (CF-QDM) TABA (not delvd), 15 Feb-1969. Operator details unknown. Poss Argentina.

• XA-BOQ Arrendadora Comernes. Delivered 02-Nov-1970.

• XA-BOQ Leased to Aeronaves de Mexico. Regd Dec-1970. Ceased operations 1972.

• N2261L Aircraft Sales Co., Falls Church, VA. Regd 09-Jun-1978.

• C-GJAW Airwest Airlines,.Vancouver, BC. Regd 13-Dec-1978.

• C-GJAW Change of name to Air BC, Vancouver, BC. Regd 01-Dec-1982.

• C-GJAW Leased to Simpson Air, Fort Simpson, BC. Regd Aug-1983. Canx 23-Aug-1983.

• C-GJAW Returned to Air BC. (Jim Pattison Industries) Vancouver, BC. Regd May-1984. Canx 09-Apr-1986 & 09-10-1986.

• C-GJAW Leased to Pacific Coastal Airlines, Vancouver, BC. Regd 17-Jul-1988.

• C-GJAW Returned to Air BC, Vancouver, BC. Regd 15-Jan-1989.

• C-GJAW Leased to North Cariboo Flying Services, Fort St John, BC. Regd date unknown.

• C-GJAW Returned to Air BC, Vancouver, BC. Regd 1989.

• C-GJAW West Coast Air Services, Vancouver, BC. Regd 26-Feb-1996, 25-Jul-1997, 30-Aug-2006 & 12-Aug-2010. Canx & del from register 02-Mar-2011.

• N137JR J R S Sky Inc., Allegheny East, Stroudsburg, PA. Now Pound Ridge NY. Regd 08-Mar-2011.

Airworthiness date 28-May-2011

Note. Early 2012. Flying from Zephyrhills, FL operating for Skydive City in basic West Coast Air colours.

Flew 01-May-2012 Zephyrhills, FL - West Georgia Regional. 02-May-2012 Easton, MD - Stroudsburg/Pocono, PA.

Flew 14-Oct-2012 Stroudsburg, PA - Greensboro-Piedmont Triad, NC 15-Oct-2012 Greensboro-Piedmont Triad, NC - Carrolton, GA. Possibly into maintenance at Air Services Inc., prior to heading south for the winter?

Flew 21-Feb-2013 Hampton-Clayton County, GA - Henderson-Oxford, NC

Flew 12-Sep-2013 Stroudsburg-Pocono, PA - Willoughby, OH. - Ottawa-Skydive Chicago, IL likely related to the USPA National Championships that were underway there. Later returned back to home base12-Sep-2013 Ottawa-Skydive Chicago, IL - Lorain/Elyria, OH - Stroudsburg-Pocono, PA

Ferried 01-Dec-2014 Stroudsburg, PA - Whiteville, NC - Clewiston, FL. 3 Clewiston, FL - Key West, FL - Belize City-Goldson, Belize. Subsequently positioned to Placencia, Belice where it spent the winter operated by Sky’s the Limit Belize.

Flew Lourdes de Joliette, QC – Allentown, PA on 21-Oct-2019 returning to JRS Sky following summer lease to Ecole Parachutisme Voltige.

• Current •

CF-QDM at Downsview for TABA.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © August 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
XA-BOQ at Downsview, being readied for Aeronaves Alimentadoras.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
XA-BOQ in service at Mexico City .
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1972 - Michael J. Ody Collection
XA-BOQ at Fort Worth - Meacham Field / KFTW.
Photo: T. Chamberlain © 07 March 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N2261L gets prepped at Vancouver by her new owner, AIR WEST.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 16 August 1978
Photo: Unknown photographer © 16 August 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GJAW with AIRWEST, at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: Gary Vincent © May 1980 - Aird Archives
C-GJAW of Air BC, at Powell River - CYPW, British Columbia.
Photo: John Kimberley © December 1982 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GJAW of Air BC, at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: John Kimberley © February 1988 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GJAW of Air BC, all back together at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: Gary Vincent © April 1988 - Aird Archives
C-GJAW ready to depart from Vancouver's Coal Harbour area.
Photo: Neil Aird © October 2002 - Aird Archives
C-GJAW "607" a few years on, at Vancouver South.
Photo: Neil Aird © 20 September 2004 - Aird Archives
C-GJAW on the seaplane ramp at Vancouver South.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 20 May 2006 - Aird Archives
C-GJAW about to depart Victoria Harbour.
Photo: Neil Aird © 13 June 2007
N137JR at Zephyrhills - ZPH, Florida.
Photo: Frank Jäger © 31 March 2012 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N137JR at Lourdes de Joliette - CSE3, Québec.
Photo: David Perston © 30 September 2021 - Aird Archives
N137JR arriving at Montréal - CYUL, Québec.
Photo: Pierre Langlois © 05 May 2022 - Aird Archives