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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
8Q-TMA (2)
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Series 300


8Q-TMA (2)

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

• C-GCSQ de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 01-May-1980. First flight 01-May-1980.

• XC-DIO U.S. Government Federal Supply Services, Washington, DC. Delivered 27-May-1980.

Noted at Dallas-Love Field, TX 07-Oct-1980.

• XC-DIO Transferred to Mexico Government, Porcuraduria General de la Republica, Mexico City, Mexico, Nov-1980. Canx to Canada Aug-2015.

Withdrawn from use & stored at Mexico City, DF.

• C-FMQX Gravitas Aviation Ltd., (Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd) Calgary, AB., Sep-2015. Canx 12-Apr-2017.

Via Brownsville, TX 01-Oct-2015 on delivery to Springbank, AB.

• C-FMQX Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB. [Ashe Aircraft Enterprises]. Regd 25-Oct-2015. Canx 08-Apr-2017.

Flew 28-Dec-2016 Calgary Int’l, AB - Springbank, AB to Rocky Mountain Aircraft.

Note: Test flown from Springbank, AB 24/25/26-Mar-2017.

Flew Springbank, AB - Iqaluit, NU 28-Mar-2017 Iqaluit, NU – Keflavik, Iceland 29-Mar-2017 Keflavík - Malmö - Nis -Sharm el Sheikh - Al Ain – Male 02/03-Apr-2017 on delivery flight.

• 8Q-TMA (2) Leased to Trans Maldivian Airways. Regd 08-Apr-2017.

• Current •


XC-DIO at Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 31 May 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
XC-DIO at Laredo - KLRD, Texas.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
XC-DIO with minor changes.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 2007 - Michael J. Ody Collection
XC-DIO at Mexico City - MMMX, Mexico.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 28 July 2015
C-FMQX at Calgary - Springbank - CYBW, Alberta.
Photo: Gravitas © 01 October 2015
C-FMQX after repaint, still at Springbank - CYBW, Alberta.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 27 March 2017
8Q-TMA (2) at Kuredu, Maldives.
Photos: Stephen Rendle © 11 January 2018 - Aird Archives