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Twin Otter Training

Contact the Calgary Training Centre for course fees and more information: 

Call +1-403-230-0215 or Click Here

05 - Legacy to Series 400 Differences

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive differences training for pilots transitioning from the DHC–6 100/200/300 to the Viking Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft.


3 Days* (4 days if optional Final Assessment / PPC if required)

*Based on:

  • Pilot prerequisites as described below

  • English proficiency training not required


This course is designed for licensed pilots who are proficient to the ICAO/Transport Canada level of:

  • Aviation English (level 4)

  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

  • Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MIFR)

  • PPC/Type Rating or required experience on Twin Otter Variant

Note: A proficiency evaluation may be required prior to the commencement of this course to guarantee the timeline proposed herein.

Training Description

Ground School (GS)
Duration: 4.0 Hours

Cockpit Procedures Training
Duration: 12.0 Hours (4 hours – Day 1, 8 hours – Day 2)
Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Flat Panel Trainer

Full Flight Simulator Training (FFS)
Duration: 4.0 Hours 
Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Level D Simulator

Full Flight Simulator Evaluation (FFS-E)
Duration: 2 hours per pilot
Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Level D Simulator

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