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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
C-FZDQ
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msn 347 

Series 300 

 VP-FAQ • (C-GNYY) • VP-FAQ • G-BKBC • LN-FKB • N899AS • XA-UTK 

C-FZDQ 

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

VP-FAQ de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 15-Sep-1972. First flight 15-Sep-1972.

VP-FAQ Ordered new from DHC by Natural Environment Research Council for British Antarctic Survery (BAS). 25-Apr-1972.

Note: Application for registration on Falkland Island Register. 21-Aug-1972. Issued. 22-Aug-1972.

Test flights 15, 27 & 28-Sep 1972.

VP-FAQ BAS - British Antarctic Survey, Delivered 02-Oct-1972.

(C-GNYY) Bradley Air Services, Carp ON, Regd 22-Apr-1975. ntu.

VP-FAQ Leased to University Of Nebraska, Regd May-1975.

VP-FAQ Returned to BAS - British Antarctic Survey Regd Jun-1975.

VP-FAQ Leased to Taylor Woodrow International, Oman Regd Apr-1976.

VP-FAQ Returned to BAS - British Antarctic Survey, Regd -Jul-1976.

VP-FAQ Leased to US Ross Ice Shelf Project, Regd 08-Nov-1976.

VP-FAQ Returned to BAS - British Antarctic Survey, Regd 21-Jan-1977.

Note: Recalled from work on Ross Ice Shelf to undertake relief flights whem VQ-FAP damaged in Jan 1977.

Accident: Rothera Station Antarctica. 03-Mar-1978 Nose-leg and airframe damaged while attempting a take -off from Rothera Station with heavy load over a rough surface end of 1977 / 1978 summer season. Dismantled and shipped to OK for repair. Back in service for the 1978/79 summer season.

VP-FAQ Returned to BAS - British Antarctic Survey, Regd 05-Oct-1978 after repair (see below).

VP-FAQ Leased to Loganair, Glasgow, UK. Regd 29-Mar-1979.

VP-FAQ Returned to BAS - British Antarctic Survey, Regd 06-Sep-1979.

VP-FAQ Leased to Loganair, Glasgow, UK. Regd 27-Mar-1980.

VP-FAQ Returned to BAS - British Antarctic Survey, Regd 05-Sep-1980.

VP-FAQ Leased to JEA Jersey European Airways, Regd 15-Apr-1981.

G-BKBC JEA - Jersey European Airways, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK. Regd 27-Apr-1982 Canx 19-Feb-1986.

UK Certificate of Airworthiness. 27-Apr-1982 issued.

Reported as utilized by Spacegrand Aviation.

Note: To Weston-on-the-Green Oxfordshire, UK for parachuting duties. 13-Nov-1982.

Noted at Hurn where it was repainted as LN-FKB. 25-Jan-1986.

Note: Ferried Jersey to Spitzbergen 19-Feb-1986.

LN-FKB NFK - Norsk Forurensningskontrol AS., Bødo, Norway. Regd 19-Feb-1986.

LN-FKB Wideroes Flyveselskap Regd 19=Feb-1986.

LN-FKB Sparebanken Nord, Tromsø, Norway, after bankruptcy of NFK. Regd 04-Nov-1987. Canx 03-Feb-1988. Cancelled from Norwegian CAR on export to the USA.

N899AS Air Services International Inc., Redlands, CA. Regd 09-Feb-1988.

N899AS Air Services International Inc., Warrenton, VA. Regd 10-Feb-1988. Still on USCAR as at Dec-1995.

A/W date. 05-Mar-1988.

N899AS Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT. Regd 28-Jun-2013. Canx 02-Dec-2013 on export to Mexico.

Flew 29-Nov-2013 Planned Atlanta-South Regional, GA - Baton Rouge-Metro, LA Baton Rouge-Metro, LA - Monterrey-Del Norte, Mexico. This flight did not occur.

Flew 01-Dec-2013 Updated Atlanta-Falcon Field - Lake Charles, LA. Continued 02-Dec-2013 Lake Charles, LA - Monterrey-Del Norte, Mexico.

XA-UTK Transportes Aéreos Terrestres S.A.  Dec-2013.

C-FZDQ Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 15-Feb-2018.

Current

Latest update

• Revised format Sep-2019 • Updated data 08-Jan-2020 • Four images and updated data added 02-Feb-2020 •

VP-FAQ of BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © June 1975 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VP-FAQ back over at Downsview - CYZD.
Photo: Steve Bailey © September 1975 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VP-FAQ outside Field's at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © April 1978
VP-FAQ at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © October 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VP-FAQ doing engine run.
Photo: Unknown photographer © May 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VP-FAQ at Jersey - EGJJ - in service with JERSEY EUROPEAN.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 06 September 1981 - Aird Archives
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VP-FAQ at London / Luton - EGGW.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 25 March 1982 - Aird Archives
G-BKBC on the ramp at Zurich / Kloten - LSZH, Switzerland.
Photo: P. Oehninger © 27 March 1984 - Michael J. Ody Collection
G-BKBC at London / Luton - EGGW.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 17 April 1985 - Aird Archives
Photo: Ron Kosys © 17 April 1985 - Aird Archives
N899AS at Maastricht - EHBK, Netherlands.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
N899AS test flying at Hampton, Georgia.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 30 November 2013
XA-UTK at Tayoltita, Mexico.
Photo: S. Aguirre © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FZDQ at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Soubelack © 26 January 2018 - Erik Johannesson Collection