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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Ser 300



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

• C-GMPX de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 16-Nov-1978. First flight 16-Nov-1978.

• C-GMPX Delivered to RCMP - Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 06-Dec-1978. Based Winnipeg, MB.

• C-FBBW Sold to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 07-Nov-2000.

• C-FBBW Leased to Cayman Island Airways, Grand Cayman.15-Dec-2003.

• VP-CLC Leased to Cayman Airways Express, 14-Apr-2004.

• C-FBBW Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, 07-Jun-2006. Canx 19-Jan-2009.

Flew via Cancun, Mexico – Houston, Hobby – TX – Denver Centennial, CO 31-May-2006 on return to Canada.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 14-Dec-2008 on delivery to Maldive Islands.

• 8Q-KPA Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, Maldive Islands. Regd 21-Jan-2009.

• C-FBBW Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 04-Nov-2009.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 24-Nov-2009 on return to Canada.

• C-FBBW Leased to Seaborne Airlines, St Croix, US-VI Dates unknown.

Note: Wore Wipline 13000 floats and provided service between St Croix Harbour & St Thomas Harbour.

Noted at Calgary, AB 09-Feb-2010 in full Seabourne colour scheme.

• C-FBBW Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 27-Mar-2013.

Flew 27-Mar-2013 St. Croix-H.E. Rohlsen, U.S.V.I. - Providenciales, Turks & Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL Aircraft began its return trip to Canada 28-Mar-2013 Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL - Alexander City - Iola, KS - Lexington, NE 29-Mar-2013 Lexington, NE - Miles City, MT - Calgary, AL.  returning to Calgary after lease to Seaborne Airlines.

Flew 23-Aug-2013 Calgary, AB - Williston, ND - Spencer, IA - Cape Girardeau, MO 24-Aug-2013 Cape Girardeau, MO - Albany-SW Georgia Regional, GA - Ft. Lauderdale-Executive, - Nassau, Bahamas 25-Aug-2013 Nassau, Bahamas - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - San Juan-Marin Int'l. - Saint Maarten-Princess Juliana.

• PJ-WIT Winair – Winward Island Airways, Saint Maarten. 30-Aug-2013. Canx 08-Jun-2018.

• C-FBBW Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB.  Regd 08-Jun-2018. Canx 15-Oct-2019.

Noted at Calgary-International, AB 12-Jun-2019 in full Manta Air colour scheme, in preparation for lease.

Flew Calgary, AB – Thompson, MB. Iqaluit, NU, Keflavik, Iceland – Prague, Czech Republic – Hurghada, Egypt – Al Ain – Male, Maldives.

Note: Moved from Male to Dhaalu to have floats attached and registration 8Q-MAC.

• 8Q-MAC Manta Air Pvt Ltd, Male, Maldive Islands. Regd 21-Oct-2015.

• Current •

C-GMPX at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: Gary Vincent © March 1982 - Aird Archives
Photo: Chet Eleveld © March 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GMPX at Abbotsford - CYXX, British Columbia.
Photo: Glen Etchells © 21 March 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GMPX at Winnipeg - CYWG, Manitoba.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © 15 August 1993 - Aird Archives
C-FBBW with Borek.
Photo:Unknown photographer © Circa 2000 - Erik Johannesson Collection
VP-CLC of Caymen Airways EXPRESS.
Photo: Unknown photographer © c.2004-2006 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FBBW of SEABORNE AIRWAYS, at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Subelack © February 2010
C-FBBW of Seaborne, landing at Saint Croix.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown
C-FBBW wearingWinair titles, on delivery flight at San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Photo: Raul Sepulveda Merced © 25 August 2013
PJ-WIT at Saint Barthelemy.
Photo: Frank Jaeger © 18 March 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PJ-WIT at Charlestown / Newcastle - TKPN, Nevis.
Photo: Chris Buckley © July 2016 - Aird Archives
PJ-WIT at Saint-Maartin.
Photo: Ted Larkin © December 2016
C-FBBW at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Greg Mutch © 12 June 2019 - Aird Archives