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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300
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Series 300

C-GDIU (8) • 7P-LAQ • ZS-OEF • N6371X • A2-OTA • N451RA • ZS-OEF • ZS-PNS • N970AS • C-GIGZ (2)


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

• C-GDIU de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 10-Jun-1988. First flight date unknown.

• 7P-LAQ Sold to Lesotho Airways, Maseru, Lesotho. Handed over on 12-Dec-1988 to the High Commissioner for Lesotho.

• 7P-LAQ Sold to Rossair Contracts, Lanseria, RSA., 18-Sep-1997.

• ZS-OEF Rossair Contracts, Lanseria, RSA, Nov-1997.

• ZS-OEF Bob Long Associates / Recovery Air, Griffin, GA.

• N6371X Sold to Fant Air, Birmingham, AL, 11-Feb-1998.

• N6371X Sold to Trans Anguilla Airways, St Thomas, USVI., 31-Aug-1998.

• N6371X Sold to, Ricart Aviation, Carroll, OH., 17-Nov-1999.

• N6371X Leased to Bob Long Associates, (Bob Long Recovery Air) Griffin, GA., 18-Feb-2000.

• A2-OTA Sub leased to Magic Safari Bus, Botswana, 24-Feb-2000.

• A2-OTA Sub leased to Moremi Air, Botswana, Dec-2000 (Operating for Magic Safari Bus, Botswana).

• N451RA Returned to Ricart Aviation, Carroll, OH. Regd 10-Apr-2001.

• ZS-OEF Sold to Rossair Contracts, Lanseria, RSA., 19-Jun-2001.

• ZS-PNS Sold to Aircraft Africa Contracts,(Qwila Air, Lanseria, RSA) 03-Jun-2005.

• N970AS Sold to Air Seriesv International, Warrenton, VA. 27-Jun-2007. 12-Jul-2007

• N970AS Eriksson Aviation, South St Paul, MN. Regd 15-Jun-2010.

• N970AS Gravitas Aviation, Vancouver, BC.(Chandler G. Weeks Trustee, Solana Beach, CA). 03-Aug-2010. Canx 19-Aug-201.

• C-GIGZ(2) Sold to Erwin Aero International Ltd., Airdrie, AB. Regd 25-Aug-2010. Canx 26-Nov-2010 and deleted on export to Fiji.

• DQ-KVV Sold to Air Kaibu, Nadi, Fiji. (Red Digital Cinema Inc, Lake Forest. CA) Regd Dec-2010.

Note: Operated by the Kaibu Vatuvara Resort.

Flew 01-May-2015 Noumea-La Tontouta, New Caledonia - Gold Coast, QLD - 04-May-2015 Gold Coast, QLD - Brisbane-Archerfield, QLD.

Flew 17-Jul-2015 Brisbane-Archerfield, QLD - Gold Coast, QLD.

• Current •

7P-LAQ of Lesotho Airways, baking in the sun.
Photo: Unknown photographer © c. Late 1980's - early 1990's - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
N6371X at Vancouver - CYVR, British Columbia.
Photo: Henry Tenby © September 1999 - Michael J. Ody Collection
A2-OTA at Johannesburg, RSA.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 2001 - Michael J. Ody Collection
ZS-PNS at Lanseria - FALA, South Africa.
Photo: Afavia © May 2006
DQ-KVV at Nadi - NFFN, Fiji.
Photo: Wayne Grant © 09 August 2012
DQ-KVV at Brisbane - YBBN, Queensland.
Photo: Francis Nickelson © 09 May 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection