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msn 897
DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
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msn 897

Series 400

C-FGAL (3) C-GVKI (1) (N812SS)

C-GVKI (1)

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

• C-FGAL (3) Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC. Regd 21-Jan-2014.

Flew 02-Apr-2014 Calgary, AB - Spokane, WA 08-Apr-2014 Spokane, WA - Victoria, BC. A quick paint job

• C-FGAL (3) Transferred to Pacific Sky Aviation, North Saanich, BC. Regd 17-Jun-2014. Canx 05-Nov-2014.

CADORS 05-Jul-2014 The aircraft on a local flight from Victoria, BC (CYYJ) in the circuit commencing stop-and-go. Upon touchdown, the right wheel locked up and the aircraft skidded sideways. Pilots were able to regain control. Aircraft rescue and fire-fighting (ARFF) was called out. Aircraft was not damaged and continued circuits.

• C-GVKI Pacific Sky Aviation, North Saanich, BC. Regd 05-Nov-2014. Canx 04-Jul-2017.

Flew 10-Dec-2014 Victoria, BC - Lethbridge, AB - Winnipeg, MB 11-Dec-2014 Winnipeg, MB - Sault Ste. Marie, ON. 11-Dec-2014 Sault Ste. Marie, ON -Ottawa, ON.

Flew 27-Mar-2015 Ottawa, ON Sault Ste. Marie, ON - Winnipeg, MB. 28-Mar-2015 Winnipeg, MB - Medicine Hat, AB - Victoria, BC.

Note: The aircraft completed the first of two phases of ground/flight testing (supporting the new Series 400 Full Flight Simulator project) that have been conducted in cooperation with the National Research Council.

Flew 26-Jun-2015 Spokane, WA - Victoria, BC.

Note: Twin Otter 50th anniversary tour 02-Jul-2015 Vancouver, BC - Grande Prairie, AB - Yellowknife, NT. 03-Jul-2015 Yellowknife, NT - Cambridge Bay, NU. 04-Jul-2015 Cambridge Bay - Resolute Bay, NU. 05-Jul-2015 Resolute Bay, NU - Resolute Bay, NU. 06-Jul-2015 Resolute Bay, NU - Alert, NU 07-Jul-2015 Resolute Bay, NU - Cambridge Bay, NU - Yellowknife, NT. 13-Jul-2015 Yellowknife, NT - Watson Lake, YT - Whitehorse, YT 14-Jul-2015 Whitehorse, YT - Inuvik, NT.

Note: Displayed at Farnborough Air Show, UK, Jul-2016. Returned via Glasgow UK on 06-Aug-2016.

Flew via UK & Italy 05/09-Jul-2017 on delivery to unknown operator.

Flew Heraklion - Corfu - Ancona - Wick - Reykjavík - Churchill, MB - Calgary-Int'l, AB 19/29-Oct-2017 on return.

• C-GVKI (1) Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. 04-Jul-2017. Canx 15-Jan-2018.

• C-GVKI (1) Leased to Sea Aviation 2 Ltd., George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. 04-Jul-2017.

• C-GVKI (1) Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 29-Oct-2017.

• C-GVKI (1) Pacific Sky Aviation, North Saanich, BC Regd 15-Jan-2018.

• (N812SS) Hilcorp Equipment LLC., Anchorage, AK Feb 2018. ntu.

Note: Originally allocated for lease to Hilcorp during N814SS downtime, but was not delivered.

Noted at Victoria, BC  - 19-May-2019 having been painted in an overall plain colour scheme.

Flew Victoria, BC – Bellingham, WA – Spokane-International, WA on same day.

Noted at Victoria, BC -  30-May-2019 in dramatic "military style" markings, for upcoming demontration tour.

Current

Latest update

• Revised format Dec-2018 • Data updated and new image 29-May-219 •

C-FGAL (3) at Victoria - CYYJ, British Columbia.
Photo: Tim Martin © 08 April 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FGAL (3) at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 24 July 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GVKI at Ottawa / Uplands - CYOW, Ontario - in demo mode.
Photos: Rod Digney © 27 February 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GVKI at Victoria, back on amphibs for special project.
Photo: Tim Martin © 20 April 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GVKI at Victoria after "50th Anniversary Celebration" makover.
Photo: Tim Martin © 26 June 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GVKI back at Victoria - CYYJ. They kept a little blue.
Photo: Tim Martin © 19 May 2019
C-GVKI now sporting military fatigues for World Tour.
Photo: Tim Martin © 30 May 2019