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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GNTD • N222BS • HK-2821X • N222BS • HK-2821X • N222BS • HK-2821X • 4X-AHZ • N533SW



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

• C-GNTD de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 17-May-1977. First flight 17-May-1977.

• C-GNTD Delivered to Toronto Leaseholds, Vancouver BC, 26-May-1977.

• C-GNTD Leased to Northern Thunderbird Airlines, Prince George, BC. 26-May-1977.

• N222BS Sold to Career Aviation Academy, Hollywood CA, 11-Jun-1982.

Flew via Vancouver, BC 10-Jun-1982, Seattle-Boeing Field, WA 11-Jun-1982 on delivery

• N222BS Sold to Air Group, Miami FL, Jun-1982.

• HK-2821X Leased to Aeroejecutivos, Medallin, Colombia 21-Nov-1982.

• N222BS Returned to Air Group, Miami FL, 1986.

• N222BS Sold to Sea Raven Corp, Miami FL, 01-Apr-1986.

Noted at Opa-locka, FL 16-Jun-1987, 01-Jun-1987, 01-Aug-1987, 21-May-1988, 29-Jul-1988, still painted HK-2821X

• N222BS Sold to 660 Syndicate, Phoenix AZ, 29-Dec-1988.

• HK-2821X Leased to HELICOL- Helicopteros Nacionales de Colombia, ("Helicol") S.A. Colombia. Bogota, Colombia, 1989.

• N222BS Returned to 660 Syndicate Inc, Phoenix AZ, 1989 Regn canx Apr-1989.

Flew via Reykjavik, Iceland - Toussus, France 15-Apr-1989 on delivery to Israel

• 4X-AHZ Sold to Arkia, Tel Aviv Israel Regd 19-Apr-1989.

• N533SW Sold to Corporate Air, Billings, MT, (LOPS Partnership LLC, Billings MT), 18-May-1997.

Airworthiness Certificate 21-May-1997.

• N533SW Leased to Corporate Air, Billings MT, May-1997.

• N533SW Returned to LOPS Partnership, Billings MT, 1999.

• N533SW Leased to Gulfstream International Airways, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 1999.

• N533SW Returned to LOPS Partnership, Billings MT, Jan-2001.

• N533SW Leased to Jim Kitti, St Croix USVI, Mar-2001.

• N533SW Sub leased to Seaborne Aviation, St Croix USVI, Mar-2001.

• N533SW Change of name to Seaborne A/L, St Croix USVI, 2001.

• N533SW Returned to LOPS Partnership LLC, Billings MT, 2001.

• N533SW Sold to Molo ll, Billings MT, 10-Jan-2002.

• N533SW Leased to Seaborne Aviation, St Croix, USVI Feb-2002.

• N533SW Paradise Lending LLC, Scottsdale LLC. 04-Sep-2009. Canx 23-Nov-2011

• N533SW Sold to Seaborne Virgin Islands, St Croix, USVI 26-Jul-2006.

• N533SW Sold to III Coastal Arizona Airways, Christiansted, USVI 29-Aug-2006.

• N533SW Lease continued to Seaborne Virgin Islands, St Croix, USVI 29-Aug-2006.

• N533SW Paradise Leasing LLC, Scottsdale, AZ. Regd 04-Sep-2009. Canx 23-May-2011.

• C-FAKB(2) Kenn Borek Air Ltd, Calgary AL Regd 01-Jun-2011. Canx 19-Oct-2012.

Flight Planned 02-Jun-2012 Calgary, AB - Winnipeg, MB-Sault Ste. Marie, ON-Montreal, QC presumably for delivery to Seabird in Turkey but not carried out. Instead on 07-Jun-2012 it flew a roundtrip from Calgary, AB to Drumheller, AB.

Ferried: 06-Oct-2012- Calgary, AB - Great Falls, MT - Rapid City, SD -Springfield, MO. 07-Oct-2012 Springfield, MO - Birmingham, AL - Orlando-Executive, FL - Nassau, Bahamas. 08-Oct-2012. Actual Nassau, Bahamas - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - Saint Maarten-Juliana (TNCM).

• PJ-WIJ Winair, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles. Delivered 18-Oct-2012.

Note: Aircraft is named "Chester Wathey" who was a well-known Saint Maarten business magnate, and one of the three founders of Winair.

Arrived in Calgary, AB from the Netherlands Antilles on 13-May-2016 on return to Kenn Borek.

• C-FAKB Kenn Borek Air, Calgary. Regd 29 -Nov-2016.

Flew 27-Feb-2017 Calgary Int AB – Kansas City Int’l, MO – Orlando Exec, FL. 28-Feb-2017. Orlando-Executive, FL - Christiansted, VI.

• C-FAKB Leased to Seabourne Airlines, St Croix. USVI. Arrived 28-Feb-2017.

• Current •


C-GNTD of nt air, at Prince George - CYXS, British Columbia.
Photo: Gary Vincent © May 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N222BS hand lettered at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: Gary Vincent © June 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N533SW at Airdrie, Alberta.
Photo: Erwinaero © Unknown date - Erik Johannesson Collection
N533SW after re-paint.
Photo: Erwinaero © Unknown date - Erik Johannesson Collection
N533SW in service.
C-FBKB in colourful seabird a i r l i n e s livery, at Calgary.
Photo: Mike Mackinnon © 26 May 2012
C-FAKB for seabird airlines, at Calgary - CYYC. Not taken up.
Photo: Dave Subelack © 01 June 2012 -Erik Johannesson Collection
PJ-WIJ of Winair at Saint Maarten - TNCM, Netherlands Antilles.
Photo: Robbie Cijntje © 12 October 2012
PJ-WIJ in action at the same location.
Photo: Stephen Rendle © 06 October 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PJ-WIJ at Calgary - CYYC.
Photo: James Paveley © 13 June 2016