Orlando, Florida, November 1st, 2016: Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia has sold its first Series 400 Twin Otter to the government of Panama for use by its Servicio Nacional Aeronaval (SENAN) Air Group based in Cocoli, Panama. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery in the coming weeks, and will be utilized to support the agency’s humanitarian aid missions throughout the country.
The Series 400 will be the first Twin Otter to be introduced to SENAN’s operational fleet, and will be integral to the successful development of services the agency provides to the Panamanian population.
David Caporali, Viking’s regional sales director for Latin America, commented, “SENAN is excited to be adding the Series 400 Twin Otter to their operational capacity, where its performance and amazing versatility will be put to good use on the many short-field airstrips common in the region.”
The Servicio Nacional Aeronaval (SENAN) Air Group is responsible for indoctrination, training, coordination and monitoring air operations for compliance with the State’s mission to protect life, honor, property and other rights and freedoms of individuals within the Republic of Panama. SENAN is renowned for its professionalism and high operational performance, and is comprised of Airlift Squadron, Helicopter Squadron, and Air Training unit.