IKHANA Obtains EASA Certification of the RWMI DHC-6-300HG Twin Otter 14,000 lbs MTOW

IKHANA Aircraft Services (IKHANA) announces that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded STC (reference No. 10069614) approval for their RWMI DHC-6-300HG™ Standard Commuter Category Increased MTOW to 6350 Kg (14,000lbs). “With EASA’s certification of our RWMI DHC-6-300HG™ upgrade, we are able to increase the market for operators following EASA regulations with expanded mission capabilities providing increased payload and/or range, additional value and new revenue opportunities.” states Mr. John A. Zublin, President and CEO of IKHANA. “EASA’s STC validation helps operators with aircraft capabilities well beyond the DHC-6-300’s original capability. The Standard Commuter Category STC provides a highly desired payload increase for the DHC-6-300 series Twin Otter to take 19 passengers with 2 crew and fly 450-500 Nautical miles. EASA governed operators will now have more options for increased utility with a rapid return on their investment. IKHANA is pleased that we are able to continue growing our list of regulatory approvals to broaden availability of this option for operators around the world.”

Viking Sells Twin Otter Series 400 to Skydive Dubai

Victoria, British Columbia, November 2nd, 2015: Skydive Dubai, a commercial skydiving operation based in Dubai, UAE, has purchased a Twin Otter Series 400 from the aircraft manufacturer, Viking Air Limited, of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.