PARIS, France and CALGARY, Alberta, June 19, 2023 –Today, at the Paris International Air Show, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) and Jetcraft Commercial signed a Purchase Agreement for Jetcraft Commercial to acquire 10 new DHC-6 Twin Otter® Classic 300-G™ aircraft.
“We are proud to work with Jetcraft Commercial on a global leasing solution and welcome them to the DHC community as a launch customer for our newest aircraft, the DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G,” said Brian Chafe, Chief Executive Officer, De Havilland Canada. “With the same rugged airframe, the lighter weight DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G will deliver increased payload range and decreased operating costs for our customers. De Havilland Canada is once again driving the utility transport aircraft market forward.”
“We believe that the DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G represents the best in-class commuter aircraft solution,” said Raphael Haddad, President of Jetcraft Commercial. “This versatility enables the aircraft to operate into areas where regional aircraft cannot go and provide air connectivity there.
“Our boots-on-the-ground structure enables us to take on numerous aircraft with confidence because we know where demand lives, and where best to place them,” said Haddad. “We are thrilled to be working alongside De Havilland Canada as it brings this new, innovative product to market.”
DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G is the fifth generation of the Twin Otter aircraft, joining the current Series 400. All DHC-6 Twin Otters carry passengers, transport VIPs, move cargo, conduct medivac operations, and perform special missions in the world’s most unforgiving environments. When mounted on amphibious floats, these aircraft move seamlessly between paved surfaces and water-landing areas.
For more details about the DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G, including images, video, brochure, and spec sheets, please visit: https://dehavilland.events/TwinOtterClassic300G
About De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited
With more than 5,000 aircraft delivered, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) is well established across the globe and our talented team of aviation professionals is dedicated to advancing our near-100-year reputation for excellence in innovation, production, and customer support. Our aircraft operate reliably in some of the world’s harshest climates and provide vital connections between rural communities and urban centres – transporting essential cargo and millions of passengers annually. Our aircraft also support a wide variety of special mission operations including aerial firefighting, search and rescue, medical evacuation, reconnaissance, and coastal surveillance. Visit: www.dehavilland.com
About Jetcraft Commercial
Jetcraft Commercial is the commercial aircraft division of global aviation trading firm Jetcraft, supporting airlines and operators in the fields of buying, selling, leasing, marketing and financing their aircraft. With a strong network and team of sales and marketing executives in every major market around the world, Jetcraft Commercial is a nimble and dedicated partner within the commercial aircraft sales and leasing community, offering the value, choice, and flexibility that leading companies’ demand. For more information, please visit www.jetcraft.com/inventory/commercial
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De Havilland Canada is proud to announce the launch of the DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G.
The DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G offers a Garmin G1000® NXi flight deck, a completely redesigned cabin interior, more payload and range, lower operating costs, enhanced dispatch availability, and two engine options.
The DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G’s 400-500 lb basic weight reduction means more payload and/or longer range capability.
The completely redesigned cabin interior of the DHC-6 Twin Otter Classic 300-G provides more natural light and brighter cabin ambiance and new integrated Passenger Service Units feature LED lights and gaspers for improved passenger comfort and convenience.