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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 100
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Series 100

(N6384) • N6387 • N64NR • N64NB • C-GSWK • N64NB • DQ-FEY


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

• N6384 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 28-Nov-1967. First flight 23-Nov-1967.

• (N6384) Ordered but not taken up by Air California, Santa Ana, CA. Dec-1967.

• N6387 Re regd to de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. 04-Dec-1967.

• N6387 Delivered to Catalina Airlines, Long Beach, CA. 04-Dec-1967.

Noted at Long Beach, CA 05-Jan-1968 in Aero Commuter colour scheme but no titles or logos.

• N6387 Transferred to Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA. Regd Apr-1968.

• N6387 Re named as Golden West Airlines Inc., Van Nuys, CA 15-Jul-1969.

SDR Incident 27-Aug-1974. Rudder tab control system. At regular inspection, It was found that tube cracked thru the magna-formed portion that holds the bearing end fitting-aft end

SDR Incident 23-Oct-1974. Two bearings inside the engine accessory gearbox Diaphragm dis-integrated and failed

SDR Incident 04-Feb-1976. Altimeter encoding incorrectly and became stuck to the annoyance of Air Traffic Control.

SDR Incident 20-Sep-1978. Left engine Oil temperature rose to red line at 720 degrees and oil pressure to 78PSI. The engine was shut down and removed on landing for overhaul/

SDR Incident:12-Sep-1979. Returned for an unscheduled landing after right hand engine was shut down due to low oil pressure lite showing. Metal particles were found in the main oil screen. The engine was replaced

SDR Incident: 02-Dec-1980. Left engine shut down due to high oil temperature indication. The indictor was replaced.

• N6387 Sold to Rockwell International, 22-May-1981. Regd Jul-1981.

• N64NR Rockwell International, El Segundo, CA. Re-regd Sep-1981.

• N64NB Rockwell International, El Segundo, CA. Re-regd 05-Nov-1984.

• C-GSWK Sold to General Aerospace (Skywalker), Toronto Island, ON. Regd 26-Nov-1985.

Painted by Flying Colours, Kingston – CYGK, ON.

• C-GSWK Transferred to Skywalker Mar-1986.

• C-GSWK Returned to General Aerospace Toronto Island Airport, ON. Regd Apr-1988.

Note: Withdrawn from use and stored at Toronto Island, ON.

• N64NB Sold to Thunder Bay Aviation, Thunder, Bay, ON. Regd 1989. Canx 24-Jun-1990.

• N64NB Sold to Multitrade International Inc., Camarillo, CA. Also quoted Mena, AR. Regd 27-Jun -1990.

• DQ-FEY Sunflower Airlines, Nandi, Fiji, Regd 23-Jul-1990.

• DQ-FEY Sunflower Airlines, Nandi, Fiji, “Spirit of the North” Re-regd 02-Aug-1990.

• DQ-FEY Name changed to Regional Pacific Airlines, Nandi, Fiji. Regd 01-Jan-2002.

• DQ-FEY Name changed to Sun Air Pacific, Nandi, Fiji. Regd by Dec-2002.

• DQ-FEY Name changed to Pacific Sun, Nandi, Fiji, dba as Fiji Airways. Regd 01-Feb-2007.

• N807RT Sold to Ikhana Group Inc., Murrieta, CA. Registration reserved 12-Dec-2011. Regd 29-Aug-2012.

• N807RT Re regd to Ikhana Aircraft Holdings LLC., Murrieta , CA. Regd 17-Oct-2020.

Note: Believed to be in a “derelict state” at Murietta.

• Current •


N6387 unmarked at Long Beach, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1968 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N6387 at Long Beach in Aero Commuter colours.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1968 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N6387 working LAX amongst the big boys.
Photo: Neil Aird © 13 September 1968
N6387 with Golden West, shown here at LAX.
Photo: Jay Sherlock © November 1978
N6387 at Los Angeles, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1981 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N64NB at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Dunsmore © 27 November 1985
C-GSWK at Kingston, Ontario, before and after painting.
Photos: Neil Aird © 1985
DQ-FEY at Nadi.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1993 - Erik Johannesson Collection