Peruvian Air Force is to get 12 newly-built Twin Otters

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Peruvian Air Force is to get 12 newly-built Twin Otters

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http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/20 ... tters.html

What's the replacement of a Twin Otter :?: Another "Twotter"... :mrgreen:
DATE:02/12/10
SOURCE:Flight International

Peruvian air force to get 12 Twin Otters
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The Peruvian defence ministry has disclosed that it has signed a deal with Viking Air for 12 DHC-6-600 Twin Otters for the nation's air force.

Valued at around $67 million, the contract calls for the Canadian firm to hand over the first aircraft in July 2011 and to complete deliveries in 2014.

Flightglobal's MiliCAS database says the Peruvian air force operates six earlier DHC-6-300s, with these having been delivered to the service between 1969 and 1973.

Viking Air also earlier this year received an order to supply the Vietnamese navy with six 400-series Twin Otter floatplanes between 2012 and 2014.
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Re: Peruvian Air Force is to get 12 newly-built Twin Otters

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Am I missing something?
Apparently there is now a -600 variant (unless Flight made a typo).
Stratofreighter wrote:What's the replacement of a Twin Otter :?: Another "Twotter"... :mrgreen:
Of course!! Everyone knows that some things are irreplaceable!!!
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Re: Peruvian Air Force is to get 12 newly-built Twin Otters

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Yep, it's a typo error.... must be DHC-6-400 series... confirmed by Peruvian sources as such.

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Re: Peruvian Air Force is to get 12 newly-built Twin Otters

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Wouldn't the old -300s be a fair trade against our Fokkers :wink:
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