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Aircraft Fleet

Aircraft Fleet

With a showcase fleet of over 35 aircraft, Harbour Air Seaplanes is the largest all-seaplane company in the world. DeHavilland Canada DHC-3 Turbine Single Otters and DCH-6 Twin Otters regularly service the South Vancouver and Downtown Vancouver Terminals and Victoria, Nanaimo, Comox and Whistler scheduled service routes. DHC-2 Beaver aircraft are primarily used to service the Gulf Islands and Sechelt scheduled service routes. All aircraft are available for tours as well as private charter flights.

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DHC-3 Turbine Single Otter

Single Otter

Up to 14 passengers 23 in fleet
Length: 13.78m (45.21ft) Maximum Operating Altitude: 3000m (9842.52 ft)
Height: 3.76m (12.34 ft) In Production: 1952-65
Wingspan: 17.44 m(57.22 ft) Power: 750 hp
Speed: 210 km (130 mph) Capacity: 10-14 passengers

DHC-6 DeHavilland Twin Otter

Twin Otter

Up to 18 passengers 2 in fleet
Length: 15.85m (52.00 ft) Maximum Operating Altitude: 7620m (25,000ft)
Height: 5.49m (18.00ft) In Production: 1965-Present
Wingspan: 19.81 m (65 ft) Power: 650 hp (per engine)
Speed: 363 km (226 mph) Capacity: 18 passengers


DHC-2 Beaver


Up to 6 passengers 10 in fleet
Length: 10m (32.81 ft) Maximum Operating Altitude: 3000m (9842.52ft)
Height: 3.18m (10.43ft) In Production: 1947-1965
Wingspan: 14.67 m (48.13 ft) Power: 450 hp
Speed: 180 km (110 mph) Capacity: 5-6 passengers

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