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US Army UV-18C Twin Otter

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US Army UV-18C Twin Otter

Jump with the Golden Knights in this DHC-6 Twin Otter in this handcrafted model. Each piece is carefully from wood and hand painted to provide a piece you’ll love.

The Golden Knights recently accepted the first of three new aircraft from the Fixed Wing Project Office approximately two weeks earlier. The new aircraft, officially on the Army books as a UV-18C, is a Twin Otter Series 400 made by Viking Air Limited headquartered in British Columbia, Canada.

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Army News Service, March 19, 2013) — The U.S. Army Parachute Team performed its first paratroop jumps Feb. 20, from a new Twin Otter aircraft procured by Army Aviation’s Fixed Wing Project Office.

The Army’s elite parachuting team, better known as the Golden Knights, accepted the first of three new aircraft from the Fixed Wing Project Office approximately two weeks earlier.

The new aircraft, officially on the Army books as a UV-18C, is a Twin Otter Series 400 made by Viking Air Limited headquartered in British Columbia, Canada. The aircraft was modified by Ikhana Aircraft Services in Murietta, Calif., to support paratroop jumping. The modifications include replacing the 21 “commuter” passenger seats with sidewall “hammock-style” seating to accommodate 16 Army parachutists.

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