DHC-6 Twin Otter C-GVTU, second DHC-6 for Vietnam Navy (all photos : Phu Nu Today)
(Phunutoday/IMP) -- The aircraft company Viking Air (Canada), conduct the testing phase of seacond seaplane DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 series for Vietnam Navy began on 18/1, before completing all tested and delivered to customers.
The DHC-6 Twin Otter Monday, after the completion of assembly and final testing techniques, have made direct flights from the factory to the Victoria International Airport.
Who taught ? Pacific Sky Aviation Company (a subsidiary of Viking Group) has started flight training for pilots of Vietnam Navy.
In the picture, we can see the second seaplane Twin Otter Vietnam Navy anchor painted on the nose.
In the near future, the aircraft will be transferred to Vietnam to join forces serving in the Navy. The Twin Otter Squadron 6 will also mark a naval air force of our troops first.
Both Twin Otter seaplane were first painted and numbered as required performance of Vietnam Navy. The first Twin Otter brought a number MSN 867 and MSN 872 second
Earlier in May 5/2010, Vietnam has ordered six seaplanes dual use DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 to equip navy
Among them, 3 will be the best configuration to use to transport senior officials of the Navy and State, the remaining 3 will be equipped with the configuration system, facilities for the inspection sea.
According to the press release earlier, each a DHC-6 Twin Otter was purchased with Navy Vietnam worth about $ 5 million / unit
Seaplane DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 is designed to cater for activities at sea and will become the first aircraft in Vietnam Navy Aviation.
Twin Otter 400 seaplane also designed can be equipped with up to 19 passenger seats, the Guardian 400 variant (variant increased naval patrols), aircraft are equipped with landing on water and the system can be specific to maritime surveillance, reconnaissance and surveillance.
Seaplane DHC-6 Series 400 system equipped with advanced avionics.