What is the range of a DeHavilland otter?

What is the range of a DeHavilland otter?

944.5 mi

How high can a Twin Otter fly?

7,000 m

What kind of planes do skydivers use?

Throughout the US, these “drop zones” operate over 500 skydiving aircraft, referred to as jump planes. The Cessna 182 is the most common jump plane in use, so we will focus on this particular aircraft throughout the pamphlet. Obviously, trained jump pilots are in high demand to help keep these aircraft flying.

Is the Twin Otter a good plane?

A testimony to its rugged construction and incredible STOL performance, the Twin Otter became the best-selling 19 passenger aircraft of all time, still unmatched for its dependability and versatility.

Can a Twin Otter fly on one engine?

Yes it can. A twin-engine aircraft can fly perfectly well on only one engine. In fact, it can even continue the take-off and then safely land with just one engine. Losing an engine in flight is not usually a particularly serious problem and the pilots are given extensive training to deal with such a situation.

How much does a Twin Otter cost?

The base price of a Twin Otter is about $6.5 million.

How much fuel does a Twin Otter use?

Twin Otter Technical Specifications

Maximum Take-off Weight: 12,500 lb (5,670kg)
Number Of Crew: 1 or 2
Number Of Passengers: 19
Fuel Capacities: 378 US Gallons (total)
Fuel Capacities: Optional Long Range – 89 US Gallons

Where is the Twin Otter built?

The Twin Otter Series 400 is the culmination of contributions from many sources in Canada and the United States, with the majority of the primary structure and detail parts manufactured at the Viking factory in Victoria, British Columbia.

Who builds Twin Otter?

De Havilland Canada

Are Twin Otters still manufactured?

With up to 600 of the 844 original DHC-6 Twin Otters still in operation – production ended in 1988 – and the type renowned for its longevity and residual value, McCorry admits that “we are in a way competing with ourselves, as it was built so well.

Are Twin Otter pressurized?

The Twin Otter is a high winged, un-pressurized, twin engine turbine powered aircraft ideally suited to operate in all conditions and climates.

How safe is a Twin Otter?

15, 2015, yields 21 accidents involving de Havilland DHC3 Otters. Six of those resulted in fatalities, causing the deaths of 26 pilots and passengers. In the same 20-year period, twin-engine Piper Navajos, a common plane in rural Alaska, were involved in 49 accidents, which together resulted in 16 fatalities.

How many passengers does a Twin Otter carry?

19 passengers

Does a Twin Otter require a type rating?

What are the hiring requirements for Daily Air careers? General Requirements: Type rated for Dornier 228-200 or Viking DHC-6-400 Twin Otter. A valid and unrestricted Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) with type rating.

How fast is a Twin Otter?

296 km/h

How much does a DeHavilland Otter cost?

Depending on numerous factors, the average price for a pre-owned VIKING Air/DeHavilland 6-300 Twin Otter is $3,000,000.00.

What is the cruising speed of a Twin Otter?

278 km/h

Can a Twin Otter fly from Canada to Greenland?

Skybus already has three of the 19-seater Twin Otters in its fleet, plus three eight-seater Britten Norman Islanders. The giant fuel tank – which is taking up half the plane’s cabin space – will almost double the plane’s range, so it can fly from Greenland and Iceland, then across the Atlantic.

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