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De Havilland Canaca DHC-6-300 Twin Otter

Transport aircraft
Place of operation

Capacity: 1 pilot und 11 passengers
Commenced service: 1976
Number of aircraft procured: 1

Registration: T-741

The De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter is mainly used for basic-data-updating for the regular reproduction of Swiss maps in a 3-year turn. Further operations include data-collection of wood-damage, hydrology and glaciology and survey of natural desaster aereas. All operations are on order by the Federal Office of Topography swisstopo (DDPS) and conducted by members of the Swiss Air Force. 

Technical data  
Cruising speed: 280 km/h
Max. operationl altitude: 8'100 m/M
Max. Range: 3'200 km
Max. Load: 950 kg
MTOW: 5'670 kg
Endurance: 3.5 Stunden
Equipment: Camera