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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

• G-BGZP de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON . Rolled out 01-Apr 1980. First flight 01-Apr-1980.

• G-BGZP Brymon Airways, Plymouth, UK., 07-Apr-1980.

Note: Arrived Plymouth, UK on delivery, 18-Apr-1980.

• G-BGZP Spacegrand Aviation. [C. Walker & Sons Ltd., Jersey] Regd 30 Oct-1982.

Note Operated for both Spacegrand Aviation & Jersey European Airways from Nov-1983 (both Walker companies).

• G-BGZP Hubbardair, Southend, UK. “City of Belfast”. Regd 04-Jun-1985.

Noted at Shannon 13-Dec-1983, and Dublin 01-Apr-1985.

• G-BGZP Returned to Jersey European Airways, Exeter [Guide Leasing Ltd.]. Oct-1987.

Note Jersey European & Spacegrand Aviation were amalgamated in Oct-1985 under the JEA name.

• G-BGZP Leased to National Airways "City of Belfast". Regd Oct-1987.

• G-BGZP Returned to Jersey European Airways, Exeter [Guide Leasing Ltd.]. Sep-1988.

• G-BGZP Sold to BAC Charter, Bournemouth [BAC Leasing, Bournemouth] Apr-1989.

• G-BGZP Sold to Sataircraft A/S, Roskilde, Denmark, Jan-1990.

• 5Y-SKS Skytrail, Mombasa. 14-Mar 1990.

Noted still at Zürich, Switzerland 30-Jun-1990 in full BAC Charter c/s before ferry to Kenya on delivery

• 5Y-SKS Skytrail, Mombasa [Trans Systems Trade Ltd., Panama] Regd 30 –Sep-2003.

• 5Y-SKS Skytrail, Mombasa [CAAMS LLC., Rutherfordton, NC].

• 5Y-SKS CAAMS LLC, Rutherfordton, NC.

Ferried back to Canada by Planes and Parts. Flew Mombasa-Nairobi-Khartoum-Heraklion-Kosice-Malmö-Keflavík-Iqaluit-Thompson & Red Deer 18/28-Feb-2011.

• C-GKGQ Unity Group Ltd, Calgary, AB.  Regd 15-Feb-2011 Canx 02-Mar-2012.

Ferried 12-Feb-2012 Billings, MT - Casper, WY. Then Casper, WY - Greeley, CO. 16-Feb-2012 Kansas City-Downtown. MO - Memphis-International, TN - Fort Walton Beach, FL Then 19-Feb-2012 Fort Walton Beach, FL - Anniston, AL - West Georgia Regional, GA. Entered ASI for maintenance work.

Flew 28-Feb-2012 West Georgia Regional, GA - Fort Lauderdale-International.

Flew 12-Dec-2012 Billings - Casper -Greeley, 16.-Dec-2012 Kansas City-Memphis-Fort Walton Beach., 19-Dec-2012 Fort Walton Beach Anniston, 21.-Feb-2012 West Georgia Regional-Naples - Fort Lauderdale - International 28-Dec-2012. This aircraft hadn’t been reported since coming through Thompson & Red Deer in February 2011.

• PJ-WII Winair, Winward Islands Airways International NV Saint Maarten. Regd Mar-2012.

Flew Entered Service on 20-Apr-2012 with a flight from Saint Maarten - Saba.

• Current •

G-BGZP at Luton - EGGW.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 27 October 1982 - Aird Archives
G-BGZP "CITY of BELFAST" at Birmingham - EGBB.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 18 March 1984 - Aird Archives
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1985 - Erik Johannesson collection
5Y-SKS of BAC charter, at Zurich - LSZH, Switzerland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1990 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5Y-SKS in service with Skytrail.
Photo: Kurt Roth ©January 1992 - Erik Johannesson collection
C-GKGQ at Nairobi, Kenya.
Photo: Robert Ambrose © 19 February 2011
PJ-WII of Winair at Saint Maarten - Guadeloupe.
Photo: Marseno Bremer © April 2012
PJ-WII at Saint Barthelemy - Guadeloupe.
Photo: Stephen Rendle © 12 October 2013