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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

N601KC • HI-685CA • HI-685CT • N612BA • TJ-SAD • N604NA

C-GIED

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

• N601KC de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date, 28-Jun-1978. First flight 04-Jul-1978.

• N601KC Delivered to Aero Mech (Allegheny Commuter), 21-Jul-1978.

Note 38 Seriesvice Difficulty reports recorded between delivery in 1978 through to Nov-1983. We won’t bore you with listing them all though.

• N601KC Leased to Air Illinois Inc., 06-May-1980.

• N601KC Sold to International Aviation Investment, Annapolis, MD., 28-Feb-1984.

• N601KC Leased to Golden Eagle Enterprises, 30-Mar-1984.

• N601KC Returned to International Aviation Investment, Annapolis, MD., 04-Jul-1985.

Noted 04-Jul-1985 at Calgary with Air Illinois markings removed.

• N601KC Sold to Lowdnes Bank, Clarksburg, WV., 07-Feb-1986.

• N601KC Leased to Long Island Airways, Aug-1987.

• N601KC Sold to Twin Otter Holdings, Dover, DE., 13-Jan-1988.

• N601KC Lease continued to Long Island Airways, Jan-1988.

• N601KC Sold to World Jet Aircraft Intl, Ft Lauderdale, FL.,  Oct-1990.

• N601KC Leased to SAPSA Seriesvicios Aéreos Profesionales, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, May-1991.

• N601KC Sold to Pacific Airline Support, Ft Lauderdale, FL., 01-Nov-1994.

• N601KC Lease continued to SAPSA Seriesvicios Aéreos Profesionales, 01-Nov-1994.

• HI-685CA Re regd to SAPSA - Seriesvicios Aéreos Profesionales S.A., Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 09-Sep-1997.

• HI-685CA Re regd to SAPSA - Seriesvicios Aéreos Profesionales S.A., Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 19-Apr-1998.

• HI-685CA Leased to Benavia, Geneva, 10-May-1998.

Note: At Medavia,  Luqa, Malta 20-May-1998 between and 13-Jun-1998. Conducted a test flight on 12-Jun-1998..

• HI-685CT Re regd to SAPSA - Seriesvicios Aéreos Profesionales S.A., Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 25-Dec-1998.

• HI-685CA Operated by Benavia with Air Algeria titles. Mar 1999.

Note Returned into Safi, Luqa, Malta on 07-Mar-1999. Benavia titles were replaced by “Air Algerie”  and small owned and operated by Benavia” on both its engine cowlings

• N612BA Sold to Top Score Aviation, Wilmington, DE., 26-May-1999.

• N612BA Leased to Benavia, Geneva, Switzerland, 26-May-1999.

• N612BA Sub leased to Tassili Airlines, Algiers, Algeria, Aug-2000.

• N612BA Returned to Benavia, Geneva, Switzerland, 2001.

• N612BA Returned to Top Score Aviation, Wilmington, DE., 2001.

• TJ-SAD Sold to Schreiner Airways Cameroon, Douala, Cameroon, 21-Feb-2002.

• N604NA Sold to National Aerotech Aviation, 11-Mar-2008.

• N604NA Sold to Kevin McCole, Dunbarton, NH., 31-Mar-2008.

• C-GIED Provincial Airlines, St Johns, NL. Based Goose Bay, NL., 12-Jun-2008.

• C-GIED Re regd to PAL Airlines Ltd, St Johns, NL Based Goose Bay, NL Regd 22-Aug-2012.

• C-GIED Transferred to Air Borealis Ltd., (PAL Airlines Ltd dba). St. Johns, NL. Based Goose Bay, NL. 16-Jun-2017.

• C-GIED Registered to Air Borealis Limited Partnership, dba Air Borealis Inc., Goose Bay, NL. 19-Nov-2019.

•  Current •

N601KC of ALLEGHENY COMMUTER, at Pittsburgh - KPIT, Pennsylvania.
Photo: N. Oyama © 03 January 1979 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
N601KC at Chicago / Meigs Field, Illinois.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N60IKC of WORLD JET at Opa-Locka - OPF, Florida.
Photo: Keith Armes © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
N60IKC of Servicios Aéreos Profesionales S.A.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
N604NA at Palma - LEPA.
Photo: Javier Rodrigues © 10 April 2008
C-GIED at Goose Bay - CYYR.
Photo: Pinemartin © January 2013
C-GIED in cozy clean hangar.
Photo: Mark Gardner © 22 June 2014 - Aird Archives