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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
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msn 851

Series 400


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

• C-FUVA (1) Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC. Regd 2011.

• C-FTRO Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC. Regd 04-Oct-2011. Canx 15-Nov-2011.

• VH-ZZH Avwest Aircraft Pty., Ltd., Cottesloe, WA. Regd 17-Nov-2011. Regd operator Avwest Pty., Ltd., Redcliffe, WA. Canx 20-Jun-2012.

Note: Still at Victoria 27-Jan-2012.

Note: Reported as ferried 29-Feb-2012 to 02-Mar-2012 Phoenix, Goodyear – Honolulu – Amala Kalua International, Marshall Islands – Perth.

• HB-LPY Owned by Zimex Business Aviation AG., Zug, Switzerland - dba by Zimex Aviation Ltd., Glattbrugg, Switzerland. Regd 21-Jun-2012. Canx 15-Aug-2013.

Ferried 28-Jun-2012 Victoria, BC - Prince Albert, SK. 29-Jun-2012. Prince Albert, SK - Thompson, MB - Churchill, MB - Coral Harbour, NU - Iqaluit, NU. 30-Jun-2012 Iqaluit, NU - Nuuk, Greenland - Kulusuk, Greenland - Akureyri, Iceland. 01-Jul-2012 Akureyri, Iceland to Wick, Scotland. 02-Jul-2012 Wick, Scotland – Farnborough.

Note: Was Viking's display aircraft on static display at Farnborough Air Show 09/12-Jul-2012.

Flew Farnborough, UK - Altenrhein, Switzerland 17-Jul-2012 for import formalities at Altenrhein Aviation.

Flew Altenrhein, Switzerland - Sitia, Greece - Aswan, Egypt with a final destination of Entebbe, Uganda.

Note: Operated for Kampala Aeroclub for new airline Fly Uganda commencing services in Dec-2012.

• 5X-LPY Leased to Kampala Aero Club & Flight Training Centre - Fly Uganda, Kajjansi, Uganda. Regd 15-Aug-2013.

Flew 06-Jun-2015 Aswan, Egypt - Dubrovnik, Croatia. 07-Jun-2015 Dubrovnik, Croatia - Altenrhein, Switzerland

• HB-LPY Zimex Aviation, Glattbrugg, Switzerland. Canx 01-Dec-2015.

Ferried 14-Nov-2015 the aircraft passed through the Maldives 17-Nov-2015 Ambom / Pattimura, Indonesia - Port Moresby-Jackson, PNG.

Note:The new Twin Otter will primarily be used in support of oil & gas exploration operations in Papua New Guinea.

• P2-HFE Helifix, Port Moresby, NCD. Regd 01-Dec-2015.

Ferried 05/17-Mar-2021 Port Moresby - Cairns - Darwin - Denpasar - Subang - Colombo - Male - Muscat - Hurghada - Dubrovnik .

• HB-LPY Zimex Aviation, Glattbrugg, Switzerland. Regd 23-Apr-2020.

Ferried 25/28-Jul-2022 St Gallan - Wick (6:51) Wick - Narsarsuaq (5:10) - Narsarsuaq - Halifax (7:57) Halifax - Bermuda (5:15).


C-FUVA at Calgary - CYYC.
Photo: Dave Subelack © 06 July 2011
C-FUVA arrives at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 23 August 2011
C-FUVA checking out her new amphibs at Victoria.
Photo: Tim Martin © 13 September 2011
C-FUVA portrait time.
Photo: Viking Air © 24 September 2011
C-FTRO re-registered, still at Victoria.
Photo: Tim Martin © 06 October 2011
C-FTRO at Trade Show, Las Vegas / Henderson Sky Harbor - HSH, Nevada.
Photo: Wezgulf3 • October 2011
VH-ZZH sunshine and shadows.
Photo: Tim Martin © 23 March 2012
HB-LPY prepped and ready at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 14 June 2012
HB-LPY off to Europe in a few days.
Photo: Tim Martin © 25 June 2012
HB-LPY proudly on display at Farnborough - EGLF.
Photo: A. J. Best © 06 July 2012
5X-LPY at Kajjansi.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection