Prince William has a fully qualified, fully operational SAR pilot flying the Sea King helicopter. As co-pilot he tried the water landing of Sea King helicopter after his marriage summer of 2011 in Canada, that’s what we’re going to show…
Viking Air has become world’s largest seaplane factory
Two heritage, one seaplane airplane factory. Canadian aircraft manufacturer Viking Air has acquired and modernized the types of the deHavilland Canada aircraft factory, including such legendary models as the Twin Otter and Beaver seaplanes. Plus the Viking Air bought the…
Martin Mars giant seaplanes back on the water
Crews from Coulson Flying tankers both pulled Martin Mars giant seaplane into the water of the Sproat Lake this week.
Viking Air acquires heritage of Bombardier waterbomber seaplane
I went to see the Viking Air aircraft factory in British Columbia six years ago, then it started production of the new Twin Otter Series 400. The prototype that could not be photographed shown on wheels and its amphibious floats…
New Viking 400S seaplane at the Singapore Airshow
Today the Canadian aircraft manufacturer Viking Air Limited introduced the world’s first dedicated seaplane in the near 20 passenger category at the Singapore Airshow. In the picture you can see the Viking floats 400S will be sold a year’s time.
Diamond Aircraft builds Dornier Seastar airframe
Austrian and German company united Chinese financial backgrounds and finally will be a new European seaplane, the Dornier Seastar. After thirty years of this seaplane first taking off its production will start and according to the plans this summer Dornier…
Seaplane best of 2015
Year-end retrospective. I think, these facts will speed up the seaplanes to spread to the world. Maybe a new seaplane golden age will be soon?
Interwiew: Viking Air Factory and the seaplane production
Canadian aircraft manufacturer Viking Air Limited has continued for a few years and partly renewed the production of the legendary Canadian types DHC-6 Twin Otter and DHC-2 Beaver. We asked Angie Murray, who belongs to the company’s marketing business development…
De Havilland All Operators Forum at Viking Air
In April Viking Air Factory organises a Forum for all operators of de Havilland aircraft. They are waiting operators and inquirers from whole world.
The first float new DHC-6 Viking Twin Otter Series 400
The first float equipped Series 400 Twin Otter, MSN 848 the Viking Air factory from British Columbia has also been delivered to launch customer Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA). Press release from Paris Air Show.