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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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msn 382

Series 300

13809 • C-FLSR • 13809 • N677A • (P2-KSK) • C-FUGT • 8Q-MAR • C-FUGT • TC-SBA



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

• 13809 de Havilland Canada, Downsview, ON. Rolled out 06-Nov-1973. First Flight date unknown.

• 13809 CAF - Canadian Armed Forces. 07 November 1973 - Taken on strength 21-Nov-1973. Attached to 424 Sqd Trenton, ON.

Purchased as replacement for 13808 which was destroyed Dec-1971.

Transferred to No. 440 Squadron at CFB Namao, Edmonton, AB., 07-Oct-1975.

• C-FSLR Leased to RCMP via Inter Cay Financial Investments. Regd 13-May-1994.

Note Operated in overall white finish, carried CAF serial number and registration C-FSLR. Reportedly used in anti-drug surveillance flights.

• 13809 Returned to CAF - Canadian Armed Forces Jun-1994 Declared surplus on 19 July 1994 and struck off charge at Mantenance Development Unit, CFB Mountain View, ON.

• N677A Scott Aircraft Sales Inc., Inver Grove, MN. Regd 23-Dec-1994.

• (P2-KSK) KSS Aviation (Regional Air), Madang, Dec-1994. Not taken up.

Flew CFB Mountain View, ON - Toronto, ON on 09-Jan-1995 for continued storage until sold.

• C-FUGT Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, (Rocky Mountain Aircraft) Springbank, AB. Regd 15-Mar-1995.

• C-FUGT Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON. 16-May-1995 & 24-Jun-1998. Canx 24-May-2002.

• C-FUGT Unaalik AviationInc, Iqaluit, NT. Regd 07-Jun-2002. Canx 20-Oct-2004.

• C-FUGT Kenn Borek Air. Calgary, AB. Regd 25-Oct-2004, Canx 03-Dec-2004.

• 8Q-MAR Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI. Regd 03-Dec-2004.

Ferried to Maldives 14 and 15 November 2004 via Keflaviv, Iceland – Coventry, UK – Heraklion, Greece -on delivery to the Maldives. Regd 03-Dec-2004.

• C-FUGT Kenn Borek Air. Calgary, AB. Regd 25-Sep-2009. Canx 08-Jul-2010.

Note: Turkish Seabird Airlines received a preliminary AOC in October 2011 to start operations in Spring 2012 from Alaçatý harbour near Çeþme with two Twin Otters on floats.

• TC-SBA Seabird Airlines, Istanbul, Turkey. Regd 20-Dec-2011.

Ferried via Malmö, Sweden – Keflavik, Iceland on return to Canada. Noted at Calgary, AB 12-Jan-2014 still in full Seabird Airlines c/s.

• C-FUGT Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 01-Oct-2014. Canx 20-Nov-2014 to Maldives.

Noted at Calgary, AB 31-Oct-2014 in full Island Aviation Services (Maldivian) c/s being prepared for delivery.

Ferried 08-Nov-2014 Calgary, AB - Iqaluit, NU 09-Nov-2014 Iqaluit, NU -Keflavík, Iceland 10-Nov-2014 Keflavík, Iceland - Malmö, Sweden 11-Nov-2014 Malmö, Sweden - Nis, Serbia 12-Nov-2014 Nis, Serbia - Marsa Alam, Egypt 13-Nov-2014 Marsa Alam, Egypt - Salalah, Oman 14-Nov-2014 Salalah, Oman) - Male, Maldives .

• C-FUGT. Island Aviation Services, Male, MI. (Aerostar Bravo Ltd., Singapore). Delivered 14-Nov-2014.

• 8Q-AIH Island Aviation Services, Male, MI. (Aerostar Bravo Ltd., Singapore). Regd 28-Nov-2014.

Flew Male - Al Ain - Hurghada - Nis - Altenrhein - Wick, UK - Keflavík, - Iqaluit - Thompson - Calgary 02/10-Nov-2016.

• 8Q-AIH Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB., 10-Nov-2016.

• C-FUGT Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 01-Dec-2016.

Flew Calgary – Olds-Didsbury – La Ronge – Iqaluit – Kangerlusuaq – Keflavik – Malmo – Nis – Sofia – Hurghada – Al Ain – Male 09/18-Dec-2017 on delivery.

• 8Q-AIH Island Aviation Services, Male. Regd 22-Dec-2017.

• Current •

13809 at Earlton - CYXR, Ontario.
Photo: Joan Turner © Summer 1974 - Aird Archives
13809 at Golden - CYGE, British Columbia.
Photo: Lewis Grant © 22 July 1992 - Aird Archives
N677A with N774A at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario, prior to them receiving Canadian Registrations.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 04 March 1995
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 04 March 1995
8Q-MAR when sering with MALDIVIAN AIR TAXI.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 2005 - Erik Johannesson Collection
TC-SBA of seabird airlines in action, Istanbul, Turkey.
Photo: Kerim Bozkurt © 28 June 2012
TC-SBA now snowbird, ex seabird, at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Subelack © 12 January 2013
TC-SBA ready for pastures new, at Calgary - CYYC.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 30 September 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
8Q-IAH now in service at Male, the Maldive Islands.
Photo: Prime Octopucs © December 2014
C-FUGT at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Vernon Harvey © 01 July 2017