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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
F-GOCL
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Series 200

N206E • P2-RDG • VH-XFH (2) • P2-MBU • P2-MDK • P2-POM • VH-XFM • N164BA

F-GOCL

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

• N206E de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 11-Sep-1968. First flight 02-Oct-1968.

• N206E MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Delivered 23-Oct-1968.

• N206E K.S. Beinecke. Regd 23-Oct-1968.

• N206E Leased to Executive Airlines, Boston, MA. Poss subsidiary at Sarasota, FL. Regd 23-Oct-1968.

• N206E Executive Airlines Boston, MA. Poss subsidiary at Sarasota, FL. Regd Mar-1971.

• N206E Intermountain Aviation, Marana, AZ. Regd May-1972.

• N206E Evergreen Helicopters, Anchorage AK. Regd Jan-1975.

• N206E Air New England, Boston, MA. Regd 1976.

• N206E Continental Oil Co., Ponca City, OK. Regd May-1977.

• N206E Two Jack Aircraft Inc., Location unknown. Regd.Sep-1980.

• P2-RDG Talair, Goroka, PNG. Regd 21-Jan-1981.

• VH-XFH (2) Flight West Airlines Eagle Farm, Brisbane, QLD. Regd 11-Apr-1993.

• VH-XFH (2) Mendikwae Trading Store, Goroka, PNG. Regd 08-Nov-1993.

• VH-XFH (2) Leased to MBA - Milne Bay Air, Port Moresby, PNG.

• P2-MBU MBA - Milne Bay Air, Port Moresby, PNG. Regd 16-Nov-1993.

• VH-XFH (2) Returned to Mendikwae Trading Store, Goroka, PNG.

• P2-MDK Goroka Air Services, Goroka, PNG. Regd 1997 wfu Oct-2007.

• P2-POM Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. Circa 2008.

• VH-XFM Southern Cross Aviation. Regd 02-Oct-2010.

• VH-XFM Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., East Perth, Western Australia. Regd 16-Oct-2008. Operated by Helibits Pty., Ltd., Jandakot, WA.

• VH-XFM Ryebridge Air Inc., North Vancouver, BC. Regd 06-Dec-2013. Operated by Karratha Flying Services (2008) Pty., Ltd., Karratha, WA.

• VH-XFM Sold to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Operated on lease by Karratha Flying Services (2008) Pty., Ltd., Karratha, WA. Canx 24-Jan-2017.

Flew 16-Feb-2014 Alice Springs, NT - Mount Isa, QLD. 17-Feb-2014 Mount Isa, QLD - Cairns, QLD.

Flew 09-Mar-2014 Cairns, QLD - Normanton, QLD and continued to operate for Karratha although still regd to. Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. East Perth, Western Australia.

Flew 01/02-Feb-2016 Karratha, WA - Broome, WA - Halls Creek, WA - Tennant Creek, NT - Normanton, QLD - Cairns, QLD to Hawker Pacific facility.

Note: Ferry tanks installed and approved by the Australian regulators prior to return to USA.

Flew 18-Apr-2016 Cairns, QLD – Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. 19/21-Apr-2016. Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands – Majuro, Marshall Islands – Honolulu, Hawaii. – Klamath Falls, OR. 22-Apr-2016 Klamath Falls, OR – Calgary Int’l. AB

• N164BA Gravitas Aviation Ltd (Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT). Regd 03 Feb 2017. Regn canx 15-Apr-2019

Noted at Calgary 24-Apr-2017 following overhaul by Regent Aircraft Services.

Airworthiness date: 24-May-2017. Category – Normal.

Flew 25/28-May-2018 Calgary-Int'l, AB - Olds, AB - Churchill, MB - Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík - Belfast-Int'l. N. Ireland - Toulouse-Blagnac, France on delivery to Skydive Bouloc.

• F-GOCL Delivered to Centre École de Parachutisme Midi Pyrenees (Bouloc Skydive), Bouloc-en-Quency, France. May-2018. Regd 21-Jun-2019.

• Current •

N206E of Conoco at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © September 1979 © Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-RDG of Talair.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1987 © Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-RDG at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Paul Howard © 1992 - Erik Johannesson Collection
VH-XFH of Flight West Airlines, at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Paul Howard © 1992 - Erik Johannesson Collection
P2-MDU at Brisbane - YBBN, Queensland.
Photo: Peter Gates © February 1996 - Aird Archives
P2-MDK of GOROKA AIR SERVICES, at Goroka - AYGA, Papua Hew Guinea.
Photo: Paul Howard © 1997 - Erik Johannesson Collection
P2-POM at Maryborough - YMYB, Queensland, Australia.
Photo: Tony Skelton © 15 August 2008 - Erik Johannesson Collection
VH-XFM at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Paul Howard © 26 March 2016
F-GOCL at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Subelack © 01 January 2018 - Aird Archives
N164BA with delivery sticker, at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dale Tiedeman © 07 February 2018 - Aird Archives