Versatility

Viking Twin Otter Guardian IKAHANA
Sep 21, 2016

The operating costs for a utility aircraft like the Twin Otter can vary depending on the operation, how the aircraft is used and the economic factors of where it’s being flown.

Amphibious Aircraft
Jun 26, 2016

An amphibious aircraft is one that can takeoff and land on both water and land. Viking’s Twin Otter aircraft have the option of being outfitted with amphibious floats that allow it to land on both land and water without having to switch out landing gear between flights.

Apr 7, 2016

The Series 400 Twin Otter has five different landing gear configurations: standard wheels, intermediate floatation gear (often called a tundra tire), amphibious floats, straight floats, and wheel skis.

Viking Floatplane ground landing gear
Apr 2, 2016

This question was submitted by a recent visitor to the site.

Floatplanes are a type of seaplane, and have floats (or pontoons) mounted underneath their fuselage to act as landing gear.

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