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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200



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

• N63128 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 26-Apr-1968. First flight 17-May-1968.

• N63128 Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA. Delivered 22-May-1968.

Delivered with dual Aero Commuter and Catalina Airlines titles.

• N63128 Leased to Los Angeles Airways, Westchester, CA. Regd Sep-1968.

• N63128 Returned to Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA. Circa Feb-1969.

• N63128 Re-named Golden West Airlines, Van Nuys, CA. Regd 15-Jul-1969.

• N63128 Muse Air Leasing Corporation, Dallas, TX. Purchased and Regd 04-Oct-1982.

• N63128 Halco Aviation Inc., Oklahoma City, OK. Regd 08-Aug-1984.

Noted at Van Nuys, CA 21-Aug-1984.

• N63128 Maui Airlines, Honolulu, HI. Regd 22-Oct-1984.

• N63128 Leased to Samoa Aviation, Pago Pago, AS. Regd 1988.

• N63128 Returned to Maui Airlines, Honolulu, HI. Regd Nov-1988.

• N63128 Repossessed to Meritor Savings Bank. Regd 07-Dec-1988

• N63128 Vans Aircraft Sales, New Richland, OH. Regd 07-Nov-1989 & 11-Jan-1990.

Remained at Fort Lauderdale-Exec. In derelict condition, noted Feb-1990 to Feb-1992.

• N63128 World Jet Aircraft Intl, Ft Lauderdale. Regd 09-Dec-1992.

Noted at Fort Lauderdale-Exec 25-Jan-1993 in primer, being returned into airworthy condition.

• N128WJ World Jet Aircraft International, Ft Lauderdale, FL. Re - regd Feb-1993.

Remained at Fort Lauderdale-Exec and offered for sale through Van’s aircraft with no engines

Total time 27.000 hours.

• N128WJ Leased to Ocean Air, MA. Regd Feb-1993.

• N128WJ Returned to World Jet Aircraft International, Ft Lauderdale, FL. Regd date unknown.

• N128WJ Repossessed to The North Side Bank & Trust. Regd 10-Apr-1995.

• N128WJ Roger van Pelt, New Richmond, OH. Regd 10-Apr-1995.

• N128WJ R & G Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV. Roger van Pelt & George Stevenson.) Regd 21-Mar-1997.

• N128WJ Transferred to Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas NV. Regd 15-Jan-1998.

• N128WJ Leased to Flamingo Airlines, Nassau, Bahamas. Regd date unknown.

• N128WJ Returned to Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas NV. Regd 23-Mar-1998.

• N128WJ Leased to Skydive Arizona, Eloy, AZ. Regd by Nov-2001.

• N128WJ Skydive Arizona, Eloy, AZ. (Lawrence E Hill, Marion, MT.) 20-Apr-2006.

• N128WJ Skydive Arizona, Eloy, AZ (Kavalair LLC, Eloy AZ.) Regd 14-Jan-2008.

Note.This airframe’s history from 1984 through 2001 is in need of considerably more information. The period of operation by Maui Airlines is particularly vague that is followed by at least 6-7 years of sitting idle. Additional information is required.

Flew 29-Aug-2012 Alamosa, CO - Pueblo, CO - Fort Dodge, IA for the Des Moines Skydivers Dollar Daze event which occurs on the Labor Day weekend.

• Current •

N63128 of Catalina Air Lines at Long Beach, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1968 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N63128 with Golden West.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1978 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N63128 with Maui AirLines at Kahului, Hawaii.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1985 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N63128 faded in more ways than one, at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport.
Photo: Erik Johannesson © January 1992
N128WJ on skydiving duties at Rantoul.
Photo: Ian Atkinson © 23 July 2006
N128WJ at Eloy - E60, Arizona.
Photo: Neil Aird © 03 May 2009