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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

N105AC • ZK-FQK • A3-FQK • VH-AHI • 9M-SSN • 9M-KAT • 9M-SSN • PK-LTW • HB-LUG


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

• N105AC de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 11-Dec-1979. First flight 11-Dec-1979.

• N105AC Delivered to Southern Jersey A/W, Atlantic City, NJ., 03-Jan-1980 Canx Apr-1988.

• ZK-FQK/1 Sold to Friendly Islands Airways, Nuku’Alofa, Tonga, 18-Apr-1988.

• ZK-FQK/1 Change of name to Royal Tongan Airlines, Nuku’Alofa, Tonga, Jun-1991.

• A3-FQK Re regd to Royal Tongan Airlines, Nuku’Alofa, Tonga, 31-Mar-1993.

Arrived Brisbane, QLD 11-Apr-1997 for storage pending sale.

• VH-AHI Sold to Eljohn International, Balcatta, WA., 15-May-1997.

• VH-AHI Sold to World Aviation, Coulanda, QLD., 17-Jun-1999.

• 9M-SSN/2 Sold to MHS Aviation Berhad, operating as MHS Aviation - Malaysian Helicopter Seriesvice, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 22-Nov-2000.

• 9M-KAT Leased to Kenari Air, Miri, Sarawak, by-Nov-2003.

• 9M-SSN/2 Repossessed by MHS Aviation, by- Jun-2004.

Note: Operated by MHS Aviation, Khartoum, Sudan.

• PK-LTW Sold to GT Air, (Germania Trisila Air) Jakarta, Indonesia, by-Aug-2005.

• HB-LUG Leased to Zimex Aviation, Zurich, 23-Feb-2007.

Note: Poss operated in Algeria.

• 8Q-MBB Sold to Maldivian Air Taxi Pvt., Ltd., Male, Republic of Maldives. Regd 25-Oct-2009, (Morgagee Seaplane Holdings A/s Vedbaek, Denmark). Re regd 05-Apr-2012.

• 8Q-MBB Merged with Trans Maldivian Airways Pvt., Ltd., Male, Maldives,  01-Aug-2013.

• Current •

Photo: Keith Armes © 13 July 1983 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Terry Waddington © December 1991 - Michael J. Ody Collection
A3-FQK basking at Brisbane, Queesland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1997 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
PK-LTW of GTAIR at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Paul Howard © 2005 - Erik Johannesson Collection
HB-LUG in Algeria.
Photo: Arron Mulder © 14 December 2007
8Q-MBB ready to head to the Maldives, at Altenrhein - LSZR, Switzerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 2009
8Q-MBB kicking up some spray near Meedhupparu Island.
Photo: Darren Wilson © 20 September 2011
8Q-MBB without titles, back at Meedhupparu Island.
Photo: Darren Wilson © 19 March 2014
8Q-MBB of TRANS MALDIVIAN AIRWAYS, at Kuredu, Maldive Islands.
Photo: Joe Leeker © 23 October 2016
8Q-MBB docked at Kuredu.
Photo: Stephen Rendle © 21 December 2018 - Aird Archives
8Q-MBB action stations at Maafushivaru.
Photo: Stephan Barth © 22 March 2022 - Aird Archives