Papua New Guinea Police use of the
De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter

Aircraft Details

History

One DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 obtained in August 2008. Operated by Goroka Air Services on behalf of the Police. Used for Policing duties. Sold to a commercial operator in October 2008.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
P2-POM 164 P2-MDK Aug 2008 to VH-XFM 16 Oct 2008


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None at present.

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De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300

In Panama Air Force Service

History

Used by the 1er Escuadrón de Transporte.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
205 284 HP-101 11.5.1971 crashed on 2.8.1981
210 448 HP-710 2.1975 sold as N7020J in 8.1988
230 683 HK-2444 6.1980 sold as N7020G in 8.1988


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None at present.

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References

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)
  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

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To be added.

De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter

In Panama Air Force Service

History

Used by the 1er Escuadrón de Transporte.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
301 n/a n/a 1972 n/a
302 n/a n/a 1972 n/a
303 n/a n/a 1972 n/a
304 n/a n/a 1972 n/a
305 n/a n/a 1972 n/a
306 n/a n/a 1972 n/a


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None at present.

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References

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)
  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

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De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver

In Panama Air Force Service

History

Used by the 1er Destacamento Aéreo.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
HP-757 n/a n/a 1968 on loan from the Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Department


Pictures

None at present.

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References

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

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To be added.

De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
in Jamaican Defence Force service

History

Used by 1. Flight in the fishery patrol, anti-narcotics and SAR role.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
JDF T-1 60   28.9.1967 wfu July 1977, sold as C-GIAW
JDF T-6 531   16.5.1977 crashed at Up Park Camp on 18.5.1978


Pictures

None at present.

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References

  • Air International May 2001 p.314-317

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De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

in Uruguayan Air Force Service

History

Used by the Escuela Militar de Aeronáutica.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
600 C/1/0969   20.8.1954 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the Base Aérea Nº 2, preserved at Museo Aeronáutico / Montevideo
601 C/1/0951   13.1.1955 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the Base Aérea Nº 2, n/a
602 C/1/0952   13.1.1955 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the Base Aérea Nº 2, n/a
603 C/1/0953   13.1.1955 crashed at Pando on 11.5.1956
604 C/1/0954   13.1.1955 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the Base Aérea Nº 2, n/a
605 C/1/0970   13.1.1955 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the DGTAGyS, n/a
606 C/1/0977   13.1.1955 crashed on 5.6.1957
607 C/1/0978   13.1.1955 preserved at Museo Aeronáutico / Montevideo
608 C/1/0979   13.1.1955 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the Base Aérea Nº 1, n/a
609 C/1/0980   13.1.1955 first operated by the EMA, from 1958 by the Grupo de Aviación No. 1, n/a


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De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter

in Paraguayan Air Force Service

History

One DHC-6-200 delivered in July 1968. Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial until 1989 when it was relegated to standard transport duties. Two more examples ordered in 1981, but not delivered.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
02 137 ZP-GAS, FAP-01 24.7.1968 became FAP-2036 in 2010
2027 744   1981 not delivered
2029 748   1981 not delivered
2036 137 ZP-GAS, FAP-01, FAP-02 2010  


Pictures

DHC-6 FAP-02 seen in April 2000.
(photo, Jim Newton)


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De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter

in Paraguayan Air Force Service

History

One DHC-3 ex-Argentine Air Force example donated in November 1971. Used by the Grupo Aéreo de Entrenamiento y Transporte.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
0209 447 FAA P-11, FAP T-05, 0215 9 Nov 1971 Damaged 1981, wfu, sold as C-FDJD Nov 1996


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De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver

in Paraguayan Air Force Service

History

Four DHC-2 delivered in December 1975. Used by the Grupo Aéreo de Entrenamiento y Transporte.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
T-05 447   1975 reserialled as FAP215
0205 962 55-4584, KLu S-8, FAP225 1975 wfu 1988, sold as C-FTCT 1998
0207 955 55-3488, KLu S-4, FAP 0227 1975 wfu 1980s
209 447 FAP T05, FAP215 1975 wfu 1980
215 447 FAP T-05 1975 reserialled as FAP209
0223 960 55-4583, KLu S-7 1975 wfu 1980
0225 962 55-4584, KLu S-8 1975 reserialled as FAP 0205
0227 955 55-3488, KLu S-4 1975 reserialled as FAP 0207
0229 956 55-3489, KLu S-5 1975 w/o 1979


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De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter (U-1A)

in Costa Rican Civil Guard service

History

Used by Escuadrilla de Communicaciones.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
TI-SPE 97 55-3255 1975 wfu 28.10.1977 sold as C-GGOR 6.1980
TI-SPF 100 55-3258 1975 wfu sold as C-GAOJ 6.1980
TI-SPG 225 57-6107 1975 wfu sold as C-GGON 6.1980


Pictures

None available at present.

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References

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory (Ian Carroll)

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To be added.