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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
C-GKBH
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Series 300

G-BIEM • C-GKBH • 8Q-MAV • C-GKBH • 8Q-MAV • C-GKBH • 8Q-MAV

C-GKBH

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

• G-BIEM de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date Nov-1980. First flight 01-Dec-1980.

• G-BIEM Delivered to Loganair, Glasgow, UK. 11-Dec-1980.

• G-BIEM Leased to Metropolitan Airways, Bournemouth, UK. 06-May-1982.

• G-BIEM Returned to Loganair, Glasgow, UK. Date unknown.

G-BIEM Sold to World Jet Aircraft International, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Sold Dec-1989

• G-BIEM BAC Leasing, Southend, UK. 28-Feb-1990.

• G-BIEM Sold to BAC Leasing, Southend [Borek International, Calgary, AB] 01-Mar-1990

• G-BIEM Returned to Borek International, Calgary, AB., 01-Apr-1990

• C-GKBH Sold to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 20-Apr-1990.

• C-GKBH Leased to ????? (Myanmar/Burma), 1990.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 16-Dec-1993.

• C-GKBH Leased to Leading Edge Air Seriesvices, Costa Mesa CA, 07-Jun-1993.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB, 16-Sep-1993.

• C-GKBH Leased to Adventure Network International, (Operated in Antarctica). 18-Oct-1993.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB, Apr-1994.

• C-GKBH Leased to Air Tindi, Yellowknife NT, 1994.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 1994.

• C-GKBH Leased to Adventure Network International, (Operated in Antarctica). 28-Sep-1994.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 10-Feb-1995.

• C-GKBH Leased to Adventure Network International, (Operated in Antarctica). 28-Sep-1995.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 25-Feb-1996.

• C-GKBH Leased to Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC, 03-May-1996.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., Sep-1996.

• C-GKBH Leased to Adventure Network International, (Operated in Antarctica). Oct-1996.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 12-Feb-1997.

• C-GKBH Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI, 1997.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., Apr-1998.

• C-GKBH Leased to Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC., 12-May-1998.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 1998.

Flew via Keflavík, Iceland - Coventry, UK - Brindisi, Italy, Luxor, Egypt 16/26-Oct-2006 on delivery to Maldives

• 8Q-MAV Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI., 01-Nov-2006.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 11-May-2007.

Flew via Coventry, UK 19-May-2007 on return to Canada

Flew via Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík, Iceland - Birmingham, UK - Brindisi, Italy 18/20-Sep-2007 on delivery to Maldives

• 8Q-MAV Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male MI, 02-Oct-2007.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 31-Mar-2008.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 11-Apr-2008 on return to Canada

Flew via Keflavík, Iceland 11-Sep-2008 on delivery to Maldives

• 8Q-MAV Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI., 23-Sep-2008.

• C-GKBH Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB., 22-Jul-2009.

Note: Operating in Antarctica for US Antarctic Programme.

Flew via Birmingham, UK - Iqaluit, NU 31/31-Jul-2009 on return to Canada

Ferried 30-Dec-2012 Calgary, AB - Denver-Centennial (KAPA) - Brownsville, TX 31-Dec-2012 Brownsville, TX - Liberia-Daniel Orduba  en route to Antarctica (Late in Season).

Return from Antarctica. 10-Mar-2013 Managua-A.C. Sandino, Nicaragua - McAllen-Miller, TX 11-Mar-2013 McAllen, TX - Denver-Centennial, CO - Calgary, AB.

Off we go again to the frozen South. 27-Oct-2013 Calgary, AB - Denver-Centennial, CO Denver-Centennial, CO - McAllen-Miller Int'l., TX 28-Oct-2013 McAllen-Miller Int'l., TX - Liberia, Costa Rica.

Ferried 06-Mar-2014 McAllen-Miller, TX - Denver-Centennial, CO - Billings-Logan, MT 07-Mar-2014 Billings-Logan, MT - Calgary, AB.

Ferried 06-Nov-2014 Calgary, AB - Denver-Centennial, CO - McAllen-Miller Int'l., TX 07-Nov-2014 McAllen-Miller Int'l., TX - Liberia, Costa Rica.

Ferried 31-Jan-2015 Managua-Sandino, Nicaragua - McAllen-Miller, TX. 01-Feb-2015 McAllen-Miller, TX - Cheyenne, WY - Calgary, AB on return from Antarctica.

Ferried 09-Nov-2015 Calgary-Int'l, AB - Colorado Springs, CO en route to Antarctica.

Ferried Roatan - Dallas-Addison, TX - Calgary-Int'l, AB 31-Jan/01-Feb-2016 on return from Antarctica.

Ferried Roatan - Dallas-Addison, TX - Gillette, WY 02/03-Feb-2017 and on 04-Feb-2017 returned to Calgary on return from Antarctica.

Ferried Calgary-Int’l, AB - Denver-Centennial, CO - McAllen-Miller, TX - Liberia 12/14-Nov-2018 en route to Antarctica.

Ferried Punta Arenas, Argentina - Conceptión, Chile – Arica, Honduras 16/18-Jan-2018 and Roatan, Honduras – Addison, TX – Gillette, WY – Calgary International on return from Antarctica.

Flew Calgary-International, AB – Colorado Springs, CO – McAllen-Miller, TX – Liberia on 27 and 28-Oct en route to Antarctica for the 2019-2010 season.

Note Understood to be operated by British Antarctic Survey

Flew 15-Oct-2020 Calgary International, AB - Colorado Springs – McAllen Miller International, TX  Then on to -Liberia-Daniel Oduber – Guayanquil – Arica 16/17/18- Oct 2020. Then 10/20-Oct-2020Arica -Conceptión, Chile – Punta Arenas, Chile to Antarctica for the 2020/2021 season

• Current •

G-BIEM of LOGANAIR visits Newcastle - EGNT, United Kingdom.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 06 July 1982 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GKBH at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Dunsmore © 08 May 1990 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GKBH at Calgary, fresh after repaint and mods.
Dave Dunsmore © July 1990 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GKBH of HARBOUR AIR at CAM9 on the Fraser River.
Photo: Erik Johannesson © Date unknown
C-GKBH air-to-air, for U.S. ANTARCTIC PROGRAM.
Photo: Shawn Erikson © 18 October 2003
C-GKBH on station in Antarctica.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GKBH back at Kenn Borek base in Calgary.
Photo: Ian Kershaw © 11 November 2010
C-GKBH in the Calgary sunshine.
Photo:: Ian Kershaw © 23 June 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection