General Product Description
Our ModelBuffs De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter Chicagoland Skydiving Center Model exhibits unique, unrivaled quality and detailed design to come as close as possible to the accuracy of the actual plane. It comes as standard with a robust, durable base or stand which is available in a variety of different finishes designed to match your own personal requirements including solid wood, wood with polished metal supports or adjustable wood wall mount and will be ready within about 8-10 weeks from placement of order.
The De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter Chicagoland Skydiving Center Model is made of the finest kiln dried renewable mahogany wood (commonly known as Lauan or Meranti) which has undergone many stages of carving and meticulous and careful sanding giving the beautiful finished museum quality masterpiece. Many collectors and model connoisseurs demonstrate their preference for genuine handmade and hand painted mahogany wood models rather than plastic or die cast (diecast) alternatives due to the overall look and totally different feel of the item - we trust you will find the same. We can, however, if required produce the same model in Solid Cast Resin so just click and contact us us for further information. Our craftsmen and gifted artisans ensure that our finely handcrafted model airplanes match the precise blueprint details of the original aircraft. The paint scheme, markings and parts are closely matched, reflecting the original aircraft. This stylish top-quality desktop replica model will surely enthrall anyone who receives this as a gift and for sure one of the most appropriate and desirably collectable gifts for any aviation enthusiast and avid aircraft collector whilst also displaying a perfect resemblance to the actual aircraft.
If you require we can also make the De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter Chicagoland Skydiving Center Model in any other airline, private livery or colour scheme you require and if necessary in a different size or scale. Just click here to contact us with a description or photographs of what you require, and we will let you have a quotation for the necessary customization by return email. We can also make bespoke scale replicas of any other private / civil commercial airliner or airliners, helicopter, glider, gliders with engines, military jet, warplane jets, propeller warplanes, biplane, triplane, tail fin, spacecraft, rocket or NASA model you require in any airline, military or civilian livery or colors. We also produce model airships, blimp, dirigible, blimps, boat and ship collectibles. Wall plaque or seal for military, government or private customers. Again, by clicking here to contact us just let us know exactly what you need.
De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter Chicagoland Skydiving Center Model Details
The DHC-6 Twin Otter is a 20-passenger STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada. It has often been called the most successful aircraft program in Canadas history. The aircrafts fixed tricycle undercarriage, STOL abilities and relatively high rate of climb have made it a successful cargo, regional passenger airliner and MEDEVAC aircraft. In addition, the Twin Otter has been popular with commercial skydiving operations.
The aircraft is often affectionately referred to as the Twotter.
+DHC-6 Series 100+.
Twin-engined STOL utility transport aircraft, powered by two 550-shp (432-kW) Prattamp; Whitney Canada PT6A20 turboprop engines.
+DHC-6 Series 110+.
Variant of the Series 100 built to conform to BCAR (British Civil Air Regulations)
+DHC-6 Series 200+.
+DHC-6 Series 300+.
Twin-engined STOL utility transport aircraft, powered by two 620-shp (462-kW) Prattamp; Whitney Canada PT6A-27 turboprop engines.
+DHC-6 Series 300M+.
Multi-role military transport aircraft. Two of these were produced as proof of concept demonstrators
+DHC-6 Series 310+.
Variant of the Series 300 built to conform to BCAR (British Civil Air Regulations)
+DHC-6 Series 320+.
Variant of the Series 300 built to conform to Australian Civil Air Regulations
+DHC-6 Series 300M+.
+DHC-6 Series 300S+.
Six demonstrator aircraft fitted with 11 seats, wing spoilers and an anti-skid braking system.
+DHC-6 Series 400+.
Scheduled for customer deliveries mid-2009, powered by two Prattamp; Whitney Canada +PT6A-34+. or optional +PT6A-35+. Hotamp; High Performance engines, and available on standard landing gear, straight floats, amphibious floats, skis, wheel skis, or intermediate flotation (Tundra) landing gear.
Twin-engined STOL utility transport, search and rescue aircraft for the Canadian Forces.
Twin-engined STOL utility transport aircraft for the U.S. Army Alaska National Guard. Six built. It has been replaced by the C-23 Sherpa in US Army service.
Parachute training aircraft for the United States Air Force Academy. The United States Air Force Academys 94th Flying Training Squadron maintains three18 UV-18s in its inventory as freefall parachuting training aircraft19, and by the Academy Parachute Team, the Wings of Blue, for year-round parachuting operations.