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As Diverse as Your Needs

From the thrill of skydiving to the relaxation of “last mile” transportation to island resorts, the Twin Otter provides a comfortable and versatile solution to private and recreational owners' needs. The Twin Otter is used for private and recreational operations in 12 countries and offers excellent operating economics, global parts support and flexible configurations.

Taking You Places Others Can't

Used in over 28 countries on six continents, the Twin Otter is trusted by operators to take them where others can’t – from barely there, remote airstrips to balmy seaplane terminals on hard to reach islands. With customizable interiors, plus residual value better than any commercial single or multi engine turboprop or piston, the Twin Otter has proven a flexible partner for private owners. To see an estimate of the Twin Otter's operating costs on your route, use our Operating Cost Calculator.

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Supporting Adventure

Now in their 50th year, the Golden Knights, the United States Army Parachute Team, racks up over 5,500 flying hours per year performing exacting, choreographed shows. As their primary support aircraft, the Twin Otter helps the team stay safe and land on target.

Explore how the Twin Otter can help your skydiving operation reach its peak.

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  • Multiple door configurations
  • Parachute step and handholds
  • Customizable interiors
  • Solid platform at low airspeeds
  • Viking Twin Otter Parachute Interior Options
  • Viking Twin Otter Parachute Step
  • Viking Twin Otter Parachute Interior Options

Rediscover the Joy of Travel

When the Walker Corporation went looking for an aircraft to transport their guests to their six star resort in Fiji, the Twin Otter came out on top. Chosen for its operating versatility, robust design and spacious interior, their guests' Twin Otter journey will be a true extension of the level of comfort and luxury found on the island.

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The Twin Otter’s two-engine design offers dependable safety that operators trust to support their mission. The aircraft are well liked for their easy maintenance and Viking's reliable global parts and repair support.

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US Army Parachute Team

“VikingThe United States Army Parachute Team, nicknamed the Golden Knights, is the United State Army's demonstration and competition parachute team. It consists of demonstration and competition Parachutist teams, drawn from US Army Paratroopers who have demonstrated excellence in their parachuting skills. The Twin Otter is the group's primary support aircraft for their over 5,000 hours of flying time each year.

Pacific Sky

Based at Victoria International Airport in British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Sky Aviation specializes in Transport Canada approved flight training for private and commercial pilot licenses and ratings, and has recently begun to offer flight operations and seaplane base consulting services. As a sister company to Viking, Pacific Sky also provides Twin Otter development and production flight testing services for all Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft, ferry services to customer locations, and in-country Twin Otter pilot training.

Pacific Sky Aviation has contracted TRU Simulation + Training (formerly Mechtronix) of Montreal, Quebec to develop a state of the art Level "D" Full Flight Simulator / Seaplane Trainer. This will be the world's first full flight simulator to feature a seaplane configuration.

The simulator will be ready for training in 2016, and will be incorporated into a new 13,000 square foot Pacific Sky Aviation training facility to be constructed adjacent to Viking's corporate headquarters in Victoria, British Columbia.

Tell us how you use your Twin Otter. Please send us a summary and some cool photos, and join the Twin Otter community.

The Twin Otter is one of my favorite planes to jump out of, and I feel very lucky to jump at a drop zone that operates one. I’ve been jumping for 17 years and have 6800 jumps to my record, and I’ve jumped out of a lot of Twin Otters – it’s the perfect skydiving plane, thanks to its big cargo door and strong lifting power.
- Jeff Johnson - JJ Skydiving Photography, jumping at Chicagoland Skydiving Center: Rochelle, Illinois, USA
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