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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300 - UV-18A

76-2256 • N83NX


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

• 76-2256 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 28-Sep-1976. First flight 28-Sep-1976.

• 76-2256 Delivered to US Army - Alaska National Guard, 04-Jan-1977.

• N83NX Transferred to US Department of the Navy, Naval Post Graduate School, Marina, CA, 11-Dec-1998 & 22-Feb-2005.

• 76-2256 US Navy Coded “256”, CIRPAS (Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely Piloted Aircraft Studies).

Note: In 2003 and 2007 fitted with what is reported as equipment for weather research out of Opa Locka, Miami, FL Airport.

Note: The aircraft was seen at Iquique, Chile taking part in the scientific programme “VOCALS-REX” that develops international experiments designed to better understand the physical and chemical processes in the atmosphere of the Southeast Pacific (SEP). Region.

Note: Aircraft wears small serial on tail "762256".

• Current •

762256 of CIRPAS / US NAVY.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © 16 July 2002 - Michael J. Ody Collection:
762256 visits Scottsdale - SCF, Arizona.
Photo: Jarrold Wilkening © 03 June 2012
762256 at work with CIRPAS.
Photo: US Navy © date unknown - via Jay Sherlock - Aird Archives