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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200

N1455T • 73-184 • N184KM


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

• N1455T de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 08-Nov-1968. First flight 14-Dec-1968 By test Pilot Robert William.

• N1455T Sea Airmotive, Anchorage, AK, Delivered 20-Dec-1968.

Delivered 20-Dec 1968. Downsview - Lake Head – Winnipeg - Edmonton (10.36 flying) and 21-Dec-1968 - Edmonton - Fort Wilson – Whitehorse - Anchorage (8.33 flying).

Returned to Downsview for maintenance, 1971 (3,099 hours).

Returned to Downsview for IRAN maintenance, Dec 1973 (4,696 hours).

Note.Test flown from Downsview by George A. Neal on 30-Nov-1973 & 01-Dec-1973 prior to an IRAN check on 04-Dec-1973.

• N1455T Canx from US Register 08 Dec-1973.

• 73-184 Royal Norwegian Air Force, Taken on charge 08-Dec-1973. Attached to 719 Sqd, Bodø AFB. (Coded ”184”) 29-Mar-1974.

Test flight from Downsview by George A. Neal and approved . Total time recorded as 4,697 hours. Registration N1455T removed and RNoAF serial 184 added.

Ferried by Pilots Paterson & Shaw., Downsview – Goose Bay. 15-Dec-1973. Goose Bay – Reykjavik, Iceland. 17-Dec-1973. Reykjavik, Iceland - Gardermoen AFB., Norway, 19-Dec-1973. Gardermoen AFB., Norway - Kjeller AFB., Norway 20-Dec-1973 for the RNoAF Material Air Command. Total airframe time 4,718 hours.

Note Visited Kjeller AFB., Norway for maintenance on 05-May-1975 & 01-Nov-1976.

Ferried to Fred Olsens Flyveselskap AS.; Fornebu Airport, Norway for IRAN (12,207 hours) 16-Jun-1988. New camouflage paint scheme applied. Returned to 719 Sqd 04-Nov-1988

Note: Withdrawn from use, 01-Jan-2002.

• N184KM Kevin McCole, Dunbarton, NH. Regd 08-Mar-2002. Ferry flight began 22-Mar-2002.

Temporary Airworthiness date: 08-Mar-2002. For ferry flight.

Ferried 22-Mar-2002 from Bodø AFB. Ferry pilot Tom Sorensen.

• N184KM Operated by Jumptown - Massachussetts Sports Parachute Club, Orange, MA., from Spring 2002.

Airworthiness date: 26-Apr-2002.

Note: Advertised for sale by Loon Air leasing. Total time 28,426 hours with 53,195 Total cycles.

Modifications: Full de-icing system, heated windshield, ski fittings, utility seats, Cleveland wheels and brakes, oxygen system, electric standby attitude indicator.

Norwegian C-of-A issued Apr-2006.

• N184KM Canx from US Register10-Apr 2006.

• LN-JMP Sold to Hoppfly AS., Tønsberg, Norway. Jan-2006 Res’d 01-Feb-2006. Regd 10-Apr 2006.

Ferried 14-Apr 2006, Luisburg, NC - Bangor, MA. 16-Apr-2006 Bangor, MA - Goose Bay - Goose Bay – Keflavik, Iceland 17-Jun-2006 Keflavik, Iceland – Torp Airport, Norway. (Total flying 27.40 hrs.).

Note: Received a major upgrade in 2016 by Zimex Aviation in Switzerland. The aircraft received PT6A-34 engines, glass cockpit, and new interior and paint. A significant investment for a skydiver aircraft!

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Latest update

• Revised Format and updated data added 15-Aug-2020 •

N1455T destined for Sea Airmotive, at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 26 August 1973 - Michael J. Ody Collection
184 in a night shot.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
LN-JMP / 184
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collecton
LN-JMP / 184 in dual markings.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collecton
LN-JMP at Jarlsberg - ENJB, Norway.
Photo: Steinar Saevdal © March 2016