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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

• C-GTNO de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date May-1980. First flight 06-May-1980.

• C-GTNO Delivered to Trans North Turbo Air, Whitehorse, YT., 15-May-1980.

• C-GTNO Sold to Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON., 25-Sep-1984. Arrived Toronto on delivery 13-Oct-1984 Canx 28-Mar 1985.

Note: Ferried Reykjavik-Prestwick-Nice 14-Mar-1985. 04-Mar-1985; arrived Perth, WA 26-Mar-1985 on delivery.

• VH-XSW Sold to Skywest Airlines Pty., Ltd., Perth, WA., 26-Mar-1985. Regd 02-Apr-1985.

Withdrawn from use & parked at Perth, WA by 31-Mar-1996.

• VH-XSW Sold to Pearl Aviation, Darwin, NT., 1996.

Arrived Brisbane, QLD 14-Nov-1996 in preparation for lease to Transtate.

• VH-UQW Leased to Transtate Airlines, Archerfield, QLD., 14-Nov-1996.

• VH-UQW Sold to Transtate Airlines, Archerfield, QLD., 23-Apr-_apr-1997.

Departed Brisbane, QLD 21-Feb-1998 on delivery to Western Samoa.

• 5W-FAY Sold to Polynesian Airlines, Apia, Samoa, “Gillian” - 23-Feb-1998.

• 5W-FAY Transfer to Samoa Airways, Apia, Samoa, 01-Nov-2017.

• Current •


C-GTNO of TRANS NORTH, at Whitehorse - CYXY, Yukon.
Photo: Gary Vincent © August 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-XSW when with Skywest.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
VH-UQW of TRANSTATE, at Cairns - YBCS, Queensland.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1997
5W-FAY of SAMOA AIRWAYS at Apia, Samoa.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 12 May 2023 - John Roger Collection - Aird Archives