FAQs

What options are available for the Twin Otter?

Several options are available to customize your Twin Otter. Read the options guide here.

How do people use the Twin Otter?

The Twin Otter is used for a variety of operations including commercial, industrial, essential services, private/recreational, cargo transport and special missions. Explore the Twin Otter community here.

What does the Twin Otter cost to operate?

Utility aircraft operating costs depend heavily on the type of operation, aircraft configuration and utilization. View our operating costs page here to learn more.

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How do I get parts?

For more than 30 years, Viking has supported the global fleet of de Havilland Canada aircraft with high-quality spare parts. We are committed to being the preferred source of spares for operators of the legacy fleet of de Havilland Canada aircraft and the Viking Twin Otter Series 400. Learn more about Viking’s spares support here.

What's the Twin Otter's performance like?

The Twin Otter’s field performance is outstanding. With an all engine TOD performance to 50ft under normal wheeled operations of 1490ft, the aircraft is 45% better than the Grand Caravan, 20% better than the LET410 and 13% better than the Dornier 228NG. In addition, the Twin Otter is the only commercial utility turbine to offer a STOL performance capability with takeoff distance of 1,200ft. Complete the What’s Your Mission form here to receive a customized analysis of the Twin Otter against your mission parameters. Read about the Twin Otter’s technical description here.

How do I get more information?

Contact us here, we’re happy to connect with you. You can also subscribe to our e-newsletter here.

Who is my sales contact?

Locate your sales contact here.

Who operates Twin Otters?

The Twin Otter is in operation in over 50 countries and supports a variety of missions including commercial, industrial, essential services, private/recreational cargo transport and special missions. Explore our operator’s network in the Twin Otter community here.

How would the Twin Otter work in my unique operation?

Complete the What’s Your Mission form to receive a customized analysis of the Twin Otter against your mission parameters.