DHC-6,Twin OtterItem Number: 229
DHC-6 Twin Otter airplane model. Development of the Twin Otter dates back to January 1964 when De Havilland Canada started design work on a new STOL twin turboprop commuter airliner (seating between 13 and 18) and utility transport. The new aircraft was designated the DHC-6 and prototype construction began in November that year, resulting in the type's first flight on May 20 1965. After receiving certification in mid 1966, the first Twin Otter entered service with long time De Havilland Canada supporter the Ontario Department of Lands in Canada.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/48. Wingspan 20 inches, Length 15 inches.