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Twin Otter Training

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07 - Recurrent Amphibian/Seaplane

The DHC-6 Amphibian/Seaplane Recurrent course consists of one (1) additional day of amphibian-specific training that supplements the standard DHC-6 Series 400 wheelplane recurrent course. This single day of training is not available as a stand-alone module and must be taken in conjunction with the standard wheelplane recurrent course.


The training will be four (4) days. (It can be five (5) days if optional skill test/PPC is required)


  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL) or military equivalent

  • Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (MIFR)

  • Multi-Engine Seaplane Rating

  • Current type rating on DHC-6-400 amphibian/seaplane

  • Aviation English (level 4)

  • Applicants must meet the licensing requirements and specific details for individual permits, licenses, ratings and medical requirements

  • Most recent experience on type within the past two years

Training Description

Ground School (GS)

Web-Based Training: 25 hours (pre-study)

Instructor-Led Training: 8 hours (1 day)

Full Flight Simulator (FFS) – Wheels

Duration: 8 hours (2 days, 4 hours PF and 4 hours PM)

Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Level-D Simulator

Full Flight Simulator (FFS) – Amphibian/Seaplane

Duration: 4 hours (1 day, 2 hours PF and 2 hours PM)

Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Level-D Simulator

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