click on arrows to navigate page by page.

msn 831
DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
Click on thumbnail for larger image


Series 300

C-GDNG (8) • VR-BJP • VR-BJP • B-3512 • PK-LTY • VH-VHM • 5N-BLJ • N831WJ • C GKVN


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

• B-3512 Transferred to An Tai Bao Mines, Shouzhou, [Island Creek Coal], China, Jun-1986.

• B-3512 Transferred to China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai, China. Date unknown.

• B-3512 Transferred to China General Aviation, Xi'an, China, Jun-1986.

• B-3512 China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai, China.

• B-3512 Nordic Aviation Contractors, Billund, Denmark.

• B-3512 Sold to Nordic Aviation Contractors, Billund Denmark, 01-Jan-1998.

• PK-LTY Leased to GT Air-Germania Trisila, Jakarta, Indonesia, 14-Jan-2003.

Accident: Enartoli 23-Feb-2005. On landing in high winds, the aircraft struck a fence, causing severe damage to a wing.- substantial damage Arrived Cairns 29-Aug-2006 for rebuild.

• VH-VHM Sold to Hawker Pacific, 11-Feb-2008 Canx Jun-2008.

Flew Cairns, QLD - Port Hedland, WA - Cocos/Keeling - Male - Fujairah - Rhodes - Altenrhein 23/29-Apr-2008

• 5N-BLJ Caverton Helicopters. Lagos, 16-Oct-2008 (In Zimex scheme colours).

Flew Lagos - Bamako - Arrecife - Santa Maria -St. John's, NL - Bangor, ME - Toms River, NJ - Rutherfordton, NC.

• N831WJ CAAMS LLC., Rutherfordton, NC. Regd 24-Dec-2013. Canx 31-Aug-2016.

Flew 16-Nov-2013 Lagos, Nigeria - Bamako, Mali) - Arrecife, Lanzarote 17-Nov-2013 Arrecife, Lanzarote - Santa Maria, Azores 19-Nov-2013 Santa Maria, Azores - St. John's, NL .21-Nov-2013 St. John's, NL - Bangor, ME - Toms River, NJ 22-Nov-2013Toms River, NJ - Rutherfordton, NC. At the CAAMS facility. Flown by Planes and Parts Ltd.

Note: On 25-Nov-2013 officials of the South Pacific island nation of Kiribati signed the final agreement for the acquisition of MSN 831, for expected delivery in Apr-2014.

• N831WJ Sold to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., West Vancouver, BC., Sep-2016.

• C GKVN Unity Group, Airdrie, AB. Regd 14-Sep-2016. Canx 17-Jul-2017.

• C GKVN Acquired from CAAMS Leasing via Gravitas Aviation and was expected to be delivered to Airdrie via road Transport from North Carolina.

Note: Test flown from Airdrie, AB 23-Jun-2017 upon completion of overhaul and refurbishment by Unity Aviation Canada.

Delivery route included Airdrie, AB – Lethbridge, AB – Great Falls, MT – Billings, MT – Colorado Springs, CO – Wichita-Eisenhower, KS – Little rock, AR, Auburn, AL – Fort Lauderdale Exec, FL - Provientiales – Tortola – Saint Maarten- Juliana 30-Jun through 04/05-Jul-2017.

• PJ-WIU Winair - Windward Islands Airways, Sint-Maarten “Chester Watley”, Arrived St. Maarten 05-Jul-2017.

Regd 17-Jul-2017.

• Current •


C-GNDG here at Downsview, unmarked.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © May 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
B-3512 showing minimal colour scheme change.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1987 - Michael J. Ody Collection
B-3512 at Bejing Capital - ZBAA, China.
Photo: Robbie Shaw © 06 March 1997 - Aird Archives
VH-VHM at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Stewart Kedar © 17 March 2008 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N831WJ at Lagos - DNMM, Nigeria.
Photo: Clive - Superspotter © August 2013
5N-BLJ at Santa Maria - LPAZ, Azores.
Photo: Eric Seller © 17 November 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
5N-BLJ at Toms River - MJX, New Jersey.
Photo: Eric Seller © 22 November 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PJ-WIU at Saba - TNCS, Netherland Antilles.
Photo: Vincent Hassell © July 2017