Rugged durability

Twin Otter Exterior
Jul 19, 2016

Aircraft lifespans can be measured by how many hours they’ve spent flying, or how many “cycles” they’ve done. Each cycle represents a successful takeoff and landing, and generally gives a more accurate picture of the aircraft’s condition than just flight hours.

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 Twin Otter Maintenance
Dec 17, 2015

Floatplanes are used in numerous scenarios to takeoff and land on bodies of water. This provides access to remote areas all around the world, where there are no runways available.