Viking Assigns Series 400 Twin Otter Sales Representative in the UK

Jul 14, 2014

Bob Crowe Aircraft Sales to Become Exclusive Twin Otter Series 400 Sales Rep

Farnborough, England, July 14th, 2014:  Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia, has assigned Bob Crowe Aircraft Sales Ltd. of Bedford, England, to become the exclusive sales representative for the Viking Twin Otter Series 400 and Guardian 400 aircraft in the United Kingdom.

Bob Crowe Aircraft was selected as the ideal candidate to represent the Series 400 Twin Otter in the UK due to their extensive hands-on experience with a wide variety of twin engine, turbine, and amphibious equipped aircraft, including the legacy de Havilland Twin Otter.  In addition, their in-depth knowledge of special missions aircraft and government procurement policies will be an asset to representing the Twin Otter Guardian 400, the military variant of the Series 400.

"Bob Crowe Aircraft has an excellent reputation in the aviation community," commented Evan McCorry, Viking vice president of International Sales & Marketing.  "We are confident that their focused team of aviation professionals has both the depth and scope to manage all stages of the customer sales experience, which in turn will reflect positively on Viking."

About Bob Crowe Aircraft

Located at Cranfield Airport, 50 miles north of London, Bob Crowe Aircraft Sales Ltd. is a family owned and operated company with over 50 years of experience in all aspects of the aviation industry, including aircraft sales, test flying, engineering, and after-sales support.

About Viking Air Limited:

Headquartered in Victoria, BC, Viking is the global leader in utility aircraft services, and the manufacturer of the world-renowned Series 400 Twin Otter. Viking is the Original Type Certificate holder for all out-of-production de Havilland aircraft, DHC-1 through the DHC-7, and provides exclusive spare parts manufacturing and product support for the legacy de Havilland fleet. In 2007, Viking launched the Twin Otter Series 400 production program, and to date new Viking aircraft have sold to 30 countries worldwide.

In 2016, Viking acquired the Type Certificates (manufacturing rights) for the Canadair CL-215, CL-215T, and CL-415 aircraft. With this transfer, Viking assumed responsibility for all product support for the global fleet of 170 aerial firefighters.

Viking is managed by Longview Aviation Capital and forms part of the portfolio of a prominent Canadian family investment firm that maintains a long-term investment horizon and is one of the leading investors in the Canadian aviation industry.

Information Contact

Robert Mauracher
Viking Air Ltd.
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Phone: +1.250.656.7227

Media Contact

Angela Murray
Viking Air Ltd.
Corporate Communications
Phone: +1.250.656.7227

 

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