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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

N623MA • 5A-DBD • (F-GBDE) • N48MK • N9041Q • N127AP • C-GOPR • N910H • N910HD


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

• N623MA de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 03-Jun-1970. First flight Jun-1970

• N623MA MAC - Miami Aviation Corporation, Opa Locka, FL. Delivered 17-Jul-1970.

• N623MA OASIS Oil Company, Tripoli, Libya. 17-Jul-1970.

Note: Originally for CONOCO Libya Inc which was nationalised prior to delivery.

• 5A-DBD OASIS Oil Company, Tripoli, Libya. Re-regd 01-Apr 1974.

• (F-GBDE) Air Alpes, Chambéry, France. Ordered but not delivered Mar-1978.

• N48MK Kad & Co. Regd 12-Dec-1978.

Departed Chambery, France 15-Dec-1978. Noted at Opa Locka, FL 23-Dec-1978

• N9041Q Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON, Regd 16-Dec-1978.

• N9041Q Re regd to Kad & Co Inc., Denver, CO. Regd Jan 1979.

• N9041Q Eureka Aero Industries, Eureka, CA. Regd 25-Jan-1979.

• N127AP Eureka Aero Industries, Eureka, CA Re regd 14-Apr-1979.

• N127AP Name changed to Air Pacific Airlines, Monterey, CA. Regd 03-May-1979.

• N127AP Merged into Golden Gate Airlines, Monterey, CA., Regd 01-Mar-1980.

Noted at Calgary, AB 13-Jul-1980 in Air Pacific colour scheme.

• C-GOPR Kimba Air Services. Calgary, AB. Regd 13-Jul-1980.

• C-GOPR Sold to Shirley Air Services, Edmonton, AB., 10-Jul-1980. Regd 13-Aug-1980.

• C-GOPR Leased to Govt of Newfoundland, St Johns, NL. Regd Oct-1980.

• C-GOPR Returned to Shirley Helicopters, Edmonton, AB. Regd 1981.

• C-GOPR Leased to La Ronge Aviation, La Ronge, SK, Regd 11-Jun-1981.

• C-GOPR Returned to Shirley Helicopters, Edmonton, AB. Regd Dec-1982. Canx 26-Jan-1983.

• N910H Sold to AMOCO Madagascar Petroleum Co.. Antananarivo, Madagascar, 25-Jan-1983.

Ferried via Gander, NL – Shannon, Ireland – Naples, Italy. Apr-1983.

• N910H Sold to Air Serv International, Redlands, CA, Dec-1987Dec-1987. Regd 21-Jan-1988. Canx 26-Oct-1995 on export to Papua New Guinea.

• N910H Re regd to Air Serv International, Redlands, CA. May 1990

• P2-MFB Sold to Mission Aviation Fellowship, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea, Oct-1995.

Flew Mount Hagen - Horn Island, QLD - Cairns, QLD 28-Oct-2018, presumably for maintenance and sale.

For sale, Oct-2019, Total hours 39,152. Features:Viking PT6A-34 STC, Utility Seating/Doors,TAWS-B, IFR, Digital Clock, Crew Oxygen, Including Cabin Attendant, ADS-B In/Out Transponder

• Current •

N623MA back after first flight at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 03 June 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N-48MK at Opa Locka - KOPF, Florida.
Photo: N. Chalcraft © January 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N127AP of Air Pacific.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N127AP at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © August 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N910HD with AirServ working for unicef / UN.
Photo: Lance Higgerson © Date unknown
N910HD at Nairobi / Wilson - HKNW, Kenya.
Photo: Chris Buckley © June 1992 - Aird Archives
P2-MFB of MAF, at Mount Hagen / Kagamuga - AYMH, PNG.
Photo: Max Tork © 24 September 2012
P2-MFB at Mareeba - YMBA, Queensland.
Photo:Dave Parer © 05 February 2021 - Aird Archives