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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
PJ-WCD
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Series 300

N622MA • 5A-DBC • (F-GBDD) • N233X • N918MA • C-GKBV • 8Q-KBV • 8Q-MAB • C-GKBV • 8Q-MAB • C-GKBV •

8Q-MAB • C-GKBV • 8Q-MAB • C-GKBV

PJ-WCD

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

• N622MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknowmn. First flight date 08-May-1970.

• N622MA MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Delivered 17-Jul-1970.

• N622MA OASIS Oil Company, Tripoli, Libya.

• N622MA Continental Oil of Libya Inc, Tripoli, Libya 17-Jul-1970. Also quoted as OASIS Oil Company, Tripoli, Libya.

.• 5A-DBC Re-regd to Continental Oil of Libya Inc., Tripoli, Libya 01-Apr-1974.

• 5A-DBC Transferred and re-regd to Oasis Oil Co., Tripoli, Libya. Regd Apr-1974.

• F-GBDD Air Alpes, Chambéry, France. Regd but not delivered 1978.

• N2303X Houston Contracting Co., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Regd 08-Jul-1979.

Flew via Fairoaks, UK 05-Jun-1981, Prestwick, UK 20-Jun-1981 on delivery to U.S.A

• N2303X Sold to Metro Airlines, Houston, TX. Regd 10-Aug-1981.

• N918MA Re-regd to Metro Airlines, Houston, TX. (SHG Corp). Regd Nov-1981.

• N918MA Sunaire (Eastern Metro Express), St. Croix, USVI. Regd 22-Nov-1985.

Flew via Miami, FL 21-Dec-1985, and arrived Saint Croix 22-Dec-1985 on delivery.

• N918MA Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [Aviation Associates, Saint Croix, USVI]. Regd date unknown.

• N918MA Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [Metro Leasing, Irving, TX]. Regd 08-Mar-1989.

• N918MA Sunaire, Saint Croix, USVI [MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA] 27-Aug-1989.

• N918MA MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA. Regd 31-Jan-1990

• N918MA Leased to Sunaire Express, Saint Croix, USVI [MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA. Dec-1990.

• N918MA Aviation Assoc (Eastern Metro Express), St. Croix, USVI Regd Mar-1989.

• N918MA Repossessed by MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA. Jul-1994. Canx 13-Dec-1994

Note: Withdrawn from use at Opa-locka, FL & noted there 05-Nov-1994; arrived Calgary, AB 08-Dec-1994 for Kenn Borek

• C-GKBV Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB., Ltd., AB. Regd 01-<ay-1995.

• C-GKBV Leased to Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC, Regd 27-Jul-1995.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB, Regd Sep-1995.

• C-GKBV Leased to Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC. Regd 09-Apr-1996.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd Sep-1996.

• 8Q-KBV Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, Maldive Islands, Regd 08-Oct-1996.

• 8Q-MAB Re-regd to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, Maldive Islands, Regd 1998.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 30-Apr-1998.

Flew via Reykjavík, Iceland 06-May-1998 on return; via Birmingham, UK 03-Nov-1998 back to Maldives again

• 8Q-MAB Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male Maldive Islands, Regd 12-Nov-1998.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 13-May-2001 on return.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 15-May-2001.

• 8Q-MAB Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male Maldive Islands, Regd Oct-2001.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 22-Feb-2002. Canx 10-Mar-2003.

• 8Q-MAB Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male Maldive Islands, 10-Mar-2003.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 11-May-2011. Canx 02-Jun-2016.

Flew via Prestwick, UK 21-May-2011 on return Noted stored at Calgary Sep-2011.

Flew 14-Sep-2012 Calgary, AB - Great Falls, MT - Rapid City, SD. 15-Sep-2012 Rapid City, SD - Grand Island, NE - Springfield, MO - Birmingham, AL Gainesville, FL 16-Sep-2012 Gainesville, FL - West Palm Beach, FL.17-Sep-2012 West Palm Beach, FL - Nassau, Bahamas - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas - Saint Maarten.

• C-GKBV Leased Seaborne Airlines, Saint Croix, USVI. 14-Sep-2012

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 05-Jul-2015.

Flew 04-Jul-2015 Saint Croix, USVI- Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. 05-Jul-2015 Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - Nassau, Bahamas - Fort Pierce, FL - Albany, GA - Cape Girardeau, MO. 06-Jul-2015 Cape Girardeau, MO - Spencer, IA - Bismarck, ND - Glasgow, MT - Calgary, AB.

• C-GKBV Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 07-Apr-2016. Canx 02-Jun-2016.

Flew 26-May-2016 Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Williston, ND - Sioux Falls, SD - Kirksville, MO 27/28-May-2016 Kirksville, MO - Huntsville, AL - Orlando-Executive, FL - Nassau - Providenciales - Saint Maarten on delivery back to Winair.

• PJ-WCD Winair – Winward Islands Airways International, Saint Maarten, St. Maarten, Winward Islands. Regd 02-Jun-2016.

• PJ-WCD Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB., 06-Aug-2017

• C-GKBV Re regd to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB., 13-Dec-2017.

Flew 03/06-Aug-2017 Fort Lauderdale Exec, FL – Orlando Exec, FL – Birningham, FL – Witchita Eisenhower, KS – Denver Rocky Mountain, CO – Cheyenne, WY – Calgary Int’l on return to Kenn Borek.

Flew. Calgary-Int’l, AB - Williston, ND - Sioux Falls, SD - Olathe, KS - Decatur, AL - Lake City, FL - Nassau - Providenciales - Saint Croix 01/04-Nov-2018 on lease to Seaborne Airlines once again.

• C-GKBV Seaborne Airlines, San Juan, PR. Leased 01-Nov-2018.

Noted operating St. Croix to St. Thomas floatplane service 27-Dec. 2018.

• Current •

N-2303X on the ramp at Chambéry, France.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 23 May 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N918MA in a rather incomplete state at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © July 1995
8Q-MAB in her element.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 2008 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GKBV with SEABORNE.
Photo: Matt Barnette © 27 November 2013
PJ-WCD at Saint-Maartin -TNCM, Netherlands Antilles.
Photo: Ted Larkin © December 2016
PJ-WCD at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Subelak © 19 September 2017