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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200HG™
N94MG
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N4044B • N920R • HC-BUY • N920R • LV-??? • N920R • HC-BYK • N920R • 9A-TOC

N94MG

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

• N4044B de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled Out 21-Apr-1967. First Flight 12-May-1967.

N4044B Air Wisconsin, Appleton, WI. Delivered 17-May-1967.

Airworthiness date 01-Aug-1967.

Note: This aircraft was the first Twin Otter airframe to reach 20,000 hours.

N4044B Eureka Aero Industries, Richmond, VA. Regd Jan-1975.

N4044B Shuttle Transport. Location currently unknown.  Regd 01-Aug-1978.

Note: Remained parked at Opa Locka, FL., and noted there in August through to Feb-1979.

N4044B Sold to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways. Montauk, Long Island, New York. Regd 17-Feb 1979 (Airships Corp).

N920R Re-registered to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd Apr-1979 (Airships Corp).

N920R Leased to Air Florida, Miami, FL. Regd Sep-1979.

N920R Returned from lease to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd Jul-1980.

N920R Leased to Air Florida, Miami, FL Regd Nov-1980.

N920R Returned from lease to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd 1981.

N920R Leased to Southern International Airlines, Sarasta, FL. Regd 08-Sep-1981.

N920R Returned from lease to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways. Montauk, NY. Regd 30-Sep-1981.

N920R Leased to Newair "Key Largo". New Haven, CT.(Newair Flight dba) Regd 25-Apr-1982.

N920R Merged with Pilgrim Airlines, Groton-New London Airport, CT. Regd Feb-1985.

N920R Returned to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways. Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd Jul-1985.

N920R Leased to Royal Airways Naples, FL. Regd 24-Jul-1985

Note: Operated for UPS in full Newair c/s. Noted at Naples, FL. Aug-1985, and Opa-Locka, FL. Oct-1985.

N920R Airships Corporation. Detail unknown. Regd Aug-1987 Poss Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY.

N920R Leased to Catalina Vegas Airlines, San Diego, CA. Regd Aug-1987.

N920R Catalina -Vegas Airlines, San Diego, CA. JMF Aircraft Inc., Nashua, NH.

N920R Sold to James M. Fugere, dba JMF Aircraft, Mystic CT, Regd 22-Mar-1988.

N920R Remained operated by Catalina Vegas Airlines, San Diego, CA.

N920R Returned to JMF Aircraft, Mystic, CT. Regd date unknown.

N920R Leased to Carson Associates Inc., Grants Pass. OR. Oct-1995.

HC-BUY Sub leased to Sudamericana D' asesirua Aeronautica S.A., Ecuador. Regd Oct 1995.

N920R Returned from sub lease to Carson Services Inc., Grants Pass, OR.  Regd 23-Jan-1996.

N920R Returned to JMF Aircraft, Mystic, CT. Regd Feb-1996.

N920R Leased to Carson Services Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Regd May-1997.

N920R TAPSA - Transportes Aéreos Petroleros SA, Argentina. Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina. Sub leased May-1997.

LV-??? TAPSA - Transportes Aéreos Petroleros SA, Argentina. Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina Regd May-1997.

Note: Registration in Argentina to be researched.

• N920R Returned to to Carson Services Inc. Regd date unknown.

HC-BYK Sub leased to Aeromaster Airways, Dulorey, Ecuador. Regd 09-Jun-1998.

N920R Returned from lease to Carson Associates. Regd 18-Aug-1998.

N920R Returned to Joseph Fugere, dba JMF Aircraft, Nashua, NH. Regd 29-Sep-1998.

N920R Leased to Benavia Special Air Operations, Geneva, Switzerland. Regd 13-Jul-1999-

Note: Delivered Malaga- Malta-Hassi Messaoud  between 09 and 11-Oct-1998 for operation in Algeria.

N920R Returned to JMF Aircraft, Nashua, NH. Regd Jul-1998.

Note: Delivered back to USA from Algeria via Newcastle & Reykjavik on 13 & 14-Jul-1999.

N920R Sold to Carson Services Inc., Jacksonville OR. Regd 24-Dec-2000 & 09-Feb-2001.

Note: Photograph at Captain FAP Renan Elias Olivera Airport, Peru with geosurvey magnetometer boom Feb-2001 undergoing maintenance.

N920R Transferred to Carson Helicopters Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Regd 15-Feb-2006.

N920R Leased to Helicopteros Morinos, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Regd Nov-2007.

N920R Returned to Carson Helicopters Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Regd 15-Feb-2008.

N920R Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Sold 11-May-2012. Regd 24-May-2012.

Note As at May 2012 Total time 40,417 hours and has been upgraded to 200Srs aircraft with -27 engines and 300 series wings.

N920R Leased continued to JHH Aircraft Inc., Lancaster, CA.

N920R Returned to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 13-Aug-2012.

N920R Leased to Aerodynamics Inc., Waterford, MI. 13-Aug-2012.

Flew 05-Sep-2012, Houston-Northwest - North Little Rock, AR. – and North Little Rock, AR to Pontiac, Oakland County. MI on delivery on 06-Sep-2012.

Flew training flight, 19-Sep-2012 from Pontiac-Oakland County to Moline, IL., and returned to Pontiac via Wayland, IN.

Flew 25-Oct-2012 Pontiac-Oakland County, MI - Walnut Ridge-Regional, AR - Walnut Ridge-Regional, AR - Houston-Southwest, TX.

N920R Returned to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. (Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT). 26-Oct-2012.

Flew 27-May-2013 Houston-Southwest, TX - El Paso, TX - Murietta-French Valley, CA.

Note: This is the first recorded flight for N920R since it was flown back down to Houston-Southwest on 25-Oct-2012 following a short term lease to Aero Dynamics Inc., in Michigan.

N920R Sold to Ikhana Group Inc., Murrietta, CA 14-Jun-2013. Regd 13-Jul-2013.  Canx 13-Jul-2015.

Flew 17-Jul-2015 Murrieta, CA - Boise, ID. 18-Jul-2015 Boise, ID - Calgary, AB 19-Jul-2015 Calgary, AB - Iqaluit, NU. 20-Jul-2015 Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík, Iceland 21-Jul-2015 Keflavík, Iceland - Arhus, Denmark. 22-Jul-2015 Aarhus, Denmark - Zagreb, Croatia

9A-TOC MG Adriatic Leasing Ltd., Bray, Dublin, Ireland.Operated by Eastern Coastal Airlines, Zagreb.  Croatia Regd Jul-2015. Operations suspended 03-Oct-2016.

9A-TOC Bunny Holdings BVI / Soneva Holdings Pte., Ltd. (Soneva Fushi resort). Regd and canx 39-Jul-2018.

• N94MG UMB Bank, NA, Kansas City, MO. Regd 30-Jul-2018. Canx 26-Nov-2018.

Flew Iqaluit – Keflavik – Glasgow – Nis – Hurghada - Al-Ain – Male on delivery between 20 & 26-Nov-2018.

• 8Q-TAI Trans Maldivian Airways, Male, Maldives. (MG Adriatic Leasing). Regd 13-Dec-2018.

Current

N4044B awaiting motive power at Downsview.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 25 May 1967 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N4044B at Opa Locka this time, still lacking the essentials.
Photo: N. Chalcraft © September 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N4044B looking a little more complete.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
N920R at Opa Locka - OPF, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N920R at Miami - KMIA, Florida.
Photo: Theirry Gatouillat © December 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N920R of NewAir named "Key Largo" taxis in.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N920R at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © May 1996
N920R at Murrieta.
Photo: Temecula180 © 19 June 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N920R at IKHANA facilities, Murrieta, California.
Photo: Ikhana © 03 June 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
9A-TOC at Keflavik - BIKF, Iceland.
Photo: Jekaterina Filipova © 20 July 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
9A-TOC of EUROPEAN COASTAL AIRLINES, arrives at Split.
Photo: European Coastal Airlines © 07 August 2015
N94MG ready for ferry flight from Murietta.
Photo: Ikhana Group © 16 November 2018
N94MG about to leave Calgary - CYYC, Alberta for the Maldive Islands.
Photo: © 19 November 2018