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de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter specs
Last updated: 8 August 2013
Manufacturer:de Havilland Canada
Country: Canada
ICAO Type designator:DHC6
First flight:20 May 1965
Entry into service: 1966
Production ended: in production
Production total:930+
Series: CC-138: Search and rescue version of Series 300 for the Canadian Forces
DHC-6-100: Original model
DHC-6-200: Longer nose, improved STOL performance
DHC-6-300: Upgraded model with PT6A-27 turboprop engines
DHC-6-300 Vista Liner: Modification with larger windows for panoramic views
DHC-6-400: Viking Air production with PT6A-34 engines
UV-18: US military designation
Propulsion:2 turboprop engines
Maximum certificated number of passengers:20
Maximum certificated take-off mass:5670 kg
ICAO Mass group:2
Design Service Objective:50000 flights
Design Service Objective:25000 flight hours

de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter photo

de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter file photo (photo: Aviation Safety Network archives)