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DHC-6 Twin Otter
24 aircraft fleet provides schedule flexibility.
Contact Vendor directly or NASA Wallops Flight Facility.
Airborne Platforms
Twin Turboprop, fixed wing, fixed gear, unpressurized, STOL type aircraft specifically configured for research.
Scott Seibold
Twin Otter International Limited (TOIL)
PO BOX 570337 Las Vegas, Nevada 89157
Aircraft TypeDHC-6 deHavilland Twin Otter
Payload5000 - 6500 pounds
Range2200 NM with ferry tanks
Ceiling25000 feet ASL
Endurance9 hours (with aux fuel)
CapabilityIFR, VFR
Airspeed Range60 - 160 knots
Runway Requirements1500 feet minimum
Max Takeoff Weight
Max Fuel Weight
Flight Crew2 pilots
Number of SeatsMax 9 seats
Airworthiness Certificatestandard, restricted, or experimental
Typical Usesaerial survey, research and development
Data Systemcustomer furnished
Special Field Support Needs28000 square foot facility with hanger and offices located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Complete fabrication and machine shop.
Research PowerMax 300A @ 28VDC or 8400W @ 120 AC, or a combination of DC and AC NTE max limit.
Cabin EnvironmentHeating - bleed air. Cooling - outside air.
Rack Space Available19" X 25" X 50" (W X D X H) racks available.
Available Inletsas required
Available Apertures16" Nose Port (nadir) 24" X 36" Cabin Port (nadir) 50" X 55" Cabin opening (side view) 18" Cabin Port (top, looking upward)
Available Hard PointsForward Hard point (below nose port) Rear Hard point (below cabin port) 4 Wing Hard points (2 each wing)
External Podscustomer furnished. May be installed to hard points listed above.
Standard Instruments
Training Requirements
Available Instruments
Other Systems
User Support
George Postell - NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Michael Eastwood - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (AVIRIS). Steve Dinardo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (POLSCAT).
FAA certified repair station (CRS SCIR012A), FAA DER, DOE and NASA certified for airborne science operations.
3 Sep 2009 13:47