Viking DHC-6 Twin Otter

Aircraft Details

ManufacturerViking
Aircraft TypeDHC-6 Twin Otter
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$ 6,900,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 1,084
Max Cruise Speed (kts)182
Max Range (nm)775
Total Seats20
Min Crew1
Max Passengers19
Standard Passengers19
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Honeywell Primus Apex
OEM VerificationUn-Verified Price / Data
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)182
Long Range Cruise (ktas)170
Max Range (nm)775
Endurance (hrs)7.1
Max Climb Rate (fpm)1600
Service Ceiling (ft)25000
MTOW (lbs)12500
MLW (lbs)12300
Fuel Capacity (lbs)2268
Wingspan (ft)65
Overall Height (ft)19.5
Length (ft)51.8
Cabin Height (ft)5
Cabin Width (ft)5.8
Cabin Length (ft)18.5
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)384
Baggage Volume Int. (cu. ft)88
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)35
No. of Engines2
ManufacturerPratt & Whitney
ModelPT6A-34
Horsepower750
FADECYes
TBO (hrs)4000
Fuel Capacity (gal)378
Flight DeckHoneywell Primus Apex
Autopilot1
PFD2
MFD1
GPS2
Transponder2
VHF Com1
VHF Nav1
Max Passengers19
Typical Passengers19
Prop ManufacturerHartzell
Prop Description3-Blade Constant Feathering Reverse
Gear TypeNose-Wheel
Standard Features
  • ADS-B Compliant
  • AHRS
  • CVR
  • ELT
  • FDR
  • RADALT
  • TAWS B
  • TCAS II - 7.1
  • Weather Radar
  • XM Weather

Viking puts the Twin Otter back in Production

In 2005, Viking purchased the Type Certificates for all of the out-of-production de Havilland aircraft (DHC-1 through DHC-7), including the Twin Otter. After an extensive market analysis was conducted, it was determined that an overwhelming demand existed to bring the Twin Otter back into production, thus the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter Production Program was announced in 2007. The first production aircraft was delivered in 2010 and by mid 2015, 75 of the new series had been delivered.The Series 400 Twin Otter picks up where the original de Havilland Series 300 Twin Otter left off, introducing upgraded Pratt & Whitney PT6A-34 engines, fully integrated Honeywell Primus Apex digital avionics suite, internal and external LED lighting, and approximately 800 other modifications incorporated to improve upon the original production model.However, like its predecessor, the Series 400 Twin Otter retains the ability to operate economically, safely and reliably from remote and unimproved airfields due to its robust design, equalized maintenance program and dependability of the Pratt & Whitney engines.

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