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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300



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

• C-GRZH de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknown. First flight 28-Oct-1977.

• C-GRZH-X de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Nov-1977 presumably for the testing of the Ice Radar.

• OY-ATY Re regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON, 29-Nov-1977.

• OY-ATY Delivered to Greenlandair "Naaja", meaning Seagull. 16-Jan-1978.

Note: Originally delivered in Ice Reconnaissance configuration with large ”Ice Patrol” titles.

• OY-ATY Change of name to Air Greenland, 18-Feb-2002.

Noted at Altenrhein, Switzerland 17-Oct-2010, painted as 8Q-MBE but still in full Greenlandair c/s.

• 8Q-MBE Sold to Maldivian Air Taxi Pvt., Ltd., 21-Oct-2012, (Mortgagee Seaplane Holdings A/S Vedbaek, Denmark) Re regd 05-Apr-2012.

• 8Q-MBE Merged with and registered to Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt., Ltd., Male, Maldive Islands, 15-Aug-2013.

• Current •


OY-ATY on DHC photo sortie - no ice yet!
Photo: DHC © December 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
OY-ATY back at Downsview with some snow.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © January 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
8Q-MBE at Male, Maldive Islands.
Photo: Jeremy Denton © 04 April 2013 -Erik Johannesson Collection