VH-XFB. de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter. c/n 282.
This aircraft was ordered new by Air Charter Enterprises t/a Saber Air, Singapore - ?
It was built by de Havilland Canada at Downsview, Ontario
Rolled out as '9V-BCK' at Downsview - April 08, 1970
First flown as '9V-BCK' - April 1970
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 engines
Entered onto the Singaporean Aircraft Register as 9V-BCK - April 1970
Registered to Air Charter Enterprises, Seletar, Singapore
Arrived Seletar on delivery to Saber Air - April 24, 1970
Registered to Mobil Producing Services, Southeast Asia, Singapore - May 1971
Sold to Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, Canada - April 29, 1983
Cancelled from the Singaporean Aircraft Register - May 1983
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GGHC - May 1983
Ferried via the Middle East - England - Scotland - Iceland - Totonto (Canada) - May 1983
Sold to G&H Steel Inc, Broomhall, Pennsylvania t/a Winlink, Saint Lucia - June 16, 1983
Entered onto the Saint Lucia Aircraft Register as J6-SLG - June 1983
Registered to G&H Steel Inc, Broomhall, Pennsylvania t/a Winlink, Saint Lucia
Sold to Societe Locamain, St Raizet t/a Air Guadaloupe, Les Abymes - October 03, 1986
Cancelled from the Saint Lucia Aircraft Register - October 1986
Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-OGNC - October 1986
Registered to Societe Locamain, St Raizet, Guadaloupe
This aircraft was operated jointly with Air Martinique
Sold to Carl Healey & Associates, St Lambert, Quebec, Canada - December 01, 1989
Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FGHX - January 26, 1990
Registered to Carl Healey & Associates, St Lambert, Quebec, Canada
Sold to Talair, Papua New Guinea - February 1990
Arrived Port Morseby on completion of the ferry flight to Papua New Guinea - February 11, 1990
Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-RDY - February 15, 1990
Registered to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - February 28, 1990
Withdran from service at Goroka when Talair ceased operations - May 25, 1993
Arrived Mareeba (Queensland) from Goroka for long term storage - July 12, 1993
Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - April 10, 1995
Ferried Mareeba - Brisbane - April 13, 1995
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFB - May 09, 1995
Registered to International Aircraft Leasing Ltd
Leased to Flight West, Brisbane as the registered operator
Observed as a fuselage only at Brisbane - April 29, 1996
Observed as a fuselage only at Brisbane - September 08, 1996
Did this aircraft undergo a major refurbishment at Brisbane - ?
Sold to Mike Bannock, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - April 1997
Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to Canada - April 21, 1997
Arrived Calgary on completion of the ferry flight - April 26, 1997
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - May 18, 1997
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FFNM - June 13, 1997
Registered to Mike Bannock, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
The aircraft was ferried Calgary - Toronto - June 14, 1997
Sold to Minbridge Ltd, St Michaels, Barbados - July 07, 1997
Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - July 17, 1997
Sold to Noranda Chile Ltda, Chile - July 19, 1997
Entered onto the Chilean Aircraft Register as CC-PCI - ?
Registered to Noranda Chile Ltda, Santiago, Chile
Cancelled from the Chilean Aircraft Register - ?
Sold to Servicios Aereos de los Andes S.A., Peru
Entered onto the Peruvian Aircraft Register as - ?
Registered to Servicios Aereos de los Andes S.A., Lima, Peru
Current status - ?
J6-SLG. WinLink - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, circa 1983.
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