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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300



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

• C-GQTN de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, N. Rolled out date 16-Jun-1977. First flight 16-Jun-1978.

• N888AL Re regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON., 05-Jan-1978.

• N888AL Delivered to Halco Mining Co., Wilmington, DE., 08-Feb-1978.

• N888AL Sold to Boké Trading Inc., Pittsburgh, PA. Regd 04-Mar-1978. Canx 19-Apr-1978.

Noted at Opa-locka, FL 13-Apr-1978.

• 3X-GAY Sold to La Compagnie de Bauxites Guinée, 20-Apr-1978.

Flew via Reykjavik, Iceland - London-Heathrow, UK - Lisbon, Portugal 26/28-Apr-1978 on delivery to Africa.

• 3X-GAY Bought by Gravitas Aviation, Vancouver, BC., Jul-2000.

• C-GHOU Planes & Parts Ltd., Calgary, AB. Re regd Aur-2010.

Note: There is photographic evidence showing that this was painted up in Conakry as C-GHOU which does not show on CCAR at all.

Flew Kamsar, Guinée - Conakry, Guinée - Gran Canaria, Spain - Santa Maria, Azores - St. John's, NL - La Grande Rivière QC - Airdrie, AB 03/14-Aug-2010.

• C-GIGZ Erwin Aero International Ltd., Airdrie, AB. Regd 25-Aug-2010. Canx & Del 30-Mar-2011 on export to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Flew Calgary, AB - Great Falls, MT - Rapid City, SD - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - St. John's, Antigua - Kingstown, Saint Vincent 19/22-Mar-2011 on delivery.

• J8-MUS SVG Air, Kingstown, St Vincent. Named Macaroni”. (Mustique Airways, Saint Vincent.). Regd 30-Mar-2011.

Note also quoted as Air Adelphi.

• Current •


N 888 AL back at Downsview plant.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 04 February 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
3X-GAY makes a stop at London's Heathrow.
Photo: P. Jary © 26 April 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
3X-GAY parked under gloomy skies.
Photo:Unknown photographer © 02 May 1983 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
J8-MUS at Hewanorra - TLPL, Saint Lucia.
Photo: Kenny Antoine © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection