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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
C-GPOQ
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msn 464

Series 300

D-IKST • SE-GED • C-GNXH • N92WF • C-GNXH • N706PV • N906PV • C-FPOQ

8Q-MAE • C-GPOQ • TC-SBC

C-GPOQ

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

• D-IKST de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 18-Jun-1975. First flight 23-Jun-1975.

• D-IKST Delivered to DLT - Deutsche Luftverkehrsgesellschaft, Hamburg, gERMANY. [Disko Leasing GmbH., Dusseldorf]. 11-Jul-1975.

• SE-GED Sold to Swedair AB., Bromma, Sweden..18-Aug-1977. Regd 07-Sep-1977.

Arrived Toronto, ON 01-Feb-1986 in basic Swedair colour scheme.

• C-GNXH Sold to Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON, 07-Mar-1986. Regd Jun 1986. Canx Jun-1986.

Noted at Toronto 11-Mar-1986 marked as C-GNXH, and returned 13-Apr-1986 in all white c/s; noted again 13-Jun-86 as N92WF.

• N92WF Leased to Westflight Aviation (Aviation Associates Ltd), Ketchikan, AK 28-May-1986.

Flew to Victoria, BC via Vancouver, BC 26-Jun-1986 on delivery for float installation; and then via Vancouver, BC 18-Sep-1986 for float removal.

• N92WF Returned to Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON, 27-Sep-1986.

• C-GNXH Re registered to Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON. 05-Nov-1986.

• N706PV Sold to Princeville Airways, (Princeville Development Co). Honolulu, HI. 23-Feb-1987.

• N706PV Name changed to Aloha Island Air, Honolulu, HI, (Princeville Airways, Princeville, HI) Honolulu, HI, Regd 21-Jul-1987. 02-Jun-1988. Canx 02-Mar-1993.

• N706PV Aloha Island Air, Honolulu, HI. Regd Nov-1988.

• C-FPOO Sold to 491549 AB, Calgary, AB (Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Calgary, AB), 03-Mar-1993.

Flew via Reno, NV and arrived Calgary, AB 08-Mar-1993; returned from painting in Mena, AR 12-Apr-1993.

• P2-MBL Leased to MBA - Milne Bay Air, Port Harcourt, PNG.19-Apr-1993.

• C-FPOO Returned to 491549 AB, Calgary AB, Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Calgary, AB, 21-May-1997.

• C-FPOO Registration allocated 24-Apr-1997, and departed Port Moresby 21-May-1997 returning to Canada.

• C-FPOO Leased to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 24-Jul-1997.

• 8Q-MAE Sub leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI, 05-Sep-1997.

• C-FPOQ Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 02-May-2000.

Flew via Muscat, Oman 07-May-2000, Fairoaks, UK 10-May-2000 and noted at Calgary, AB 21-May-2000

• 8Q-MAE Sub leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI, 27-Dec-2000. Canx 03-May-2010

Flew Via Reykjavik, Iceland - Glasgow, UK - Marseille, France 29-Dec-2000. May-2005

• 8Q-MAE Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. May-2005.

Flew Luxor, Egypt 29-May-2005, Coventry, UK 30-May-2005

• 8Q-MAE Sub leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI. Mar-2006

Flew Keflavik, Iceland 01-Mar-2006, Luxor, Egypt 02-Mar-2006

• C-GPOQ Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 04-May-2010.

Flew Dubrovnik, Croatia 18-May-2010 on return to Canada

• C-GPOQ Leased to Winair, St. Maartens, Netherland Antilles. 18-Oct-2010.

Flew Calgary, AB - Winnipeg, MB - Thunder Bay, ON - Ottawa, ON - Montréal, QC. 02-Jun-2012 as KBA316. Since arriving in Montréal, it has operated to Québec City and Baie Comeau on 04-Jun-2012, returning the same way on 07-Jun-2012; and 11-Jun-2012 flew Montréal - Québec City - Baie Comeau  - Poste Montagnais. It is not exactly clear what kind of contract the aircraft was on, however Poste Montagnais Airport serves as a Hydro-Québec substation. It continued to depart Montréal (CYUL) once weekly on Mondays for Québec City (CYQB) and Baie Comeau (CYBC) and returning back the same way on Thursday until the beginning of Aug-2012.

Note: On delivery to Winair flew as follows:  Calgary, AB - Casper, WY - Joplin, MO. On 28-Sep-2012. Flew Joplin, MO - Albany, GA - Fort Lauderdale, FL 29-Sep-2012. Flew Fort Lauderdale, FL to Providenciales, Turks & Caicos on 30-Sep-2012. And then St. Thomas, USVI ct-2012. - Bridgetown, Barbados on 03-Oct-2012.

• C-GPOQ Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Sep-2013

Note: Returned from Netherlands Antilles via Grenada-Point Salines - St. Thomas, USVI - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, Fort Lauderdale-Exec FL and on 08-Sep-2013 Montgomery - Olathe, KS, then on 09-Sep-2013 Olathe, KS - Rapid City, SD - Lethbridge, AB - Calgary, AB.

• C-GPOQ Kenn Borek Air ,Calgary, AB. Canx and deleted 16-Dec-2013 on export to Turkey.

Note: Delivered from Calgary, AB via Thompson, MB Iqaluit, NU on 09-Nov-2013: to Keflavik, Iceland on 10-Nov-2013: to Malmo, Sweden on 11-Nov-2013 and then to Corlu, Turkey arriving on 12-Nov-2013, Intermediate stops on the last leg currently unknown.

• TC-SBC Seabird Airlines, Istanbul, Turkey. Regd 16-Dec-2013.

• C-GPOQ Kenn Borek Air Ltd, Calgary, AB. Regd 17-Jun-2015.

Flew 02-Jul-2015 Stavanger, Norway - Keflavík, Iceland. 03-Jul-2015 Keflavík, Iceland - Iqaluit, NU 04-Jul-2015. Iqaluit, NU - Churchill, MB - Calgary, AB.

Flew Qikiqtarjuaq, NU – Kangerlussuaq 11-Jul-2016 and noted 18-Jul-2016 parked on Norlandair ramp at Akureyri.

Flew Kangerlussuaq - Iqaluit, NU 11-Aug-2016 returning to Canada from Iceland, where it had been operating since 11-Jul-2016.

• Current •

SE-GED at Stockholm / Bromma - ESSB, Sweden.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GNXH at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Michael L. Baker © 11 March 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N92WF of WESTFLIGHT, at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Ray Moneta © October 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FPOO at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © March 1993 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FPOO after respray for MBA, at Springbank.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © April 1993 - Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-MBL at Port Moresby.
Photo: Paul Howard © 1997 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FPOO of Maldivian Air Taxi, at Calgary - CYYC.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © September 1997 - Michael J. Ody Collection
8Q-MAE of MALDIVIAN AIR TAXI in operation.
Photo: Stephen Rendle © 18 April 2009
C-GPOQ at St Lucia.
Photo: Kenny Antoine © Date unknown
C-GPOQ at Kenn Borek facilities, Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Ian Kershaw © 22 June 2011 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Ian Kershaw © 05 July 2011
C-GPOQ at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Nigel Hitchman © 12 Septemner 2012
TC-SBC of seabird at Istanbul.
Photo: Robbie Shaw © 19 September 2014
C-GPOQ back at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Subelack © 05 July 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GPOQ in house colours again, at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Trevor McTavish © 17 April 2020