Twin Otter Part 2 – The Viking Years

Malcolm Ginsberg concludes the story of the Twin Otter with the resurrection of the design under Viking Air’s ownership

Twin Otter Srs 400, S7-FAR, of Air Seychelles departing Male International Airport in November 2017 Mainka

In a momentous announcement at the Farnborough International Airshow on July 17, 2006, Viking Air Ltd unveiled its intention to offer a new version of the de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter two-engine 19-passenger turboprop. Although many designs have experienced production breaks for all sorts of reasons, the last Twin Otter had been built in 1988.

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