CC-138 Twin Otter Canadian Air Force.
Short Take OFF and Landing (STOL) capability. The CAF is still operating 4 Twin Otters,
that are stationed in Yellowknife (Northern Territory).
Tasking: SAR, logistics and communication flights.
Able to land on: Water (Floats) / Snow (Skis) Rough terrain with kind of balloon tires.
Can take 20 passengers or 3000 kilos cargo.
Propulsion: Two Pratt & Whitney turboprop PTA-6A-27 engines.
Endurance: 1400 kilometer with a speed of 325 KM/H.
Total max. take-off weight: 6350 kilo. Max. ceiling 8250 meter.
Kit: Matchbox/Revell (Bought in bazar for 5 Euro). Build OOB.
Paint XTRA Color
The base: ESCI and can be covered with a plastic top
The snow: Build up from wood glue and finished with precision Ice and Snow from Krycell.
UNIMOG 419 (Small Emplacement Excavator)
Specially designed for the US Army. Withdrawn from service and widely available as second hand item
It contains a loader, backhoe and auxiliary hydraulics.
Four wheel drive with front and rear locking differentials.
Mercedes 110 hp diesel engine with 16 forward and 8 reverse speeds.
Speed on the road 40 MPH with attachments.
Kit: Planet Models (CMK website) Build OOB.
Yellowknife runway has been cleared by the Unimog and the Twin Otter has been replaced from the hangar to the runway. For another day of service in a very harsh climate. Due to area of operations, skis are attached.
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