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De Havilland Canada Twin Otter (DHC6)

The Twin Otter (DHC6) is a twin engine, turbined powered, STOL capable aircraft which can be fitted with high flotation tires, wheel skis, spring skis and floats to allow for operations in almost any environment. The Twin Otter can be configured between 0 and 19 passengers to accommodate a wide range of passenger and cargo combinations . With it’s short, unimproved runway capabilities the Twin Otter is an excellent choice for remote utility operations.


  • Maximum Seating: 19 passengers, 2 pilots
  • Maximum Payload: 3,500 pounds
  • Cargo Door Size: 56″ x 50″ (62″ x 50″ available on request)
  • Baggage Area: 126 cubic feet
  • Typical Range: 850 miles
  • Cruise Speed: 170 mph
  • IFR / GPS equipped
  • Satellite phone and tracking equipped
  • Configurations: small wheels, floats, skis, wheel-skis, tundra tires

Primary Uses

  • Short-field, passenger and cargo operations
  • Remote camp support
  • Survey
  • Paradrop
  • Bulk Fuel Transport
  • Cargo
  • Multiple cabin configurations options
  • Ice, snow and glacier operations (skis)

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