Airplanes Planes Used By Air Vanuatu

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List of planes used by Air Vanuatu. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Air Vanuatu aircrafts. Air Vanuatu uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Air Vanuatu use?" and "what plane am I flying on Air Vanuatu?" List includes photos of the Air Vanuatu planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Air Vanuatu flies. List includes De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, ATR 42 and more. (4 items)
ATR 42 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Air Vanuatu
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The ATR 42 is a twin-turboprop, short-haul regional airliner built in France and Italy by ATR. ATR and some Airbus models have their final assembly in Toulouse, and share resources and technology. The name "42" comes from the aircraft's standard seating, which varies from 40 to 52. The aircraft serves as the basis for the ATR 72. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Airliner

Manufacturer: ATR

Accidents: ATR 42 Conca di Crezzo 1987 crash, Royal Air Maroc Flight 630, Santa Bárbara Airlines Flight 518

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The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner. Originally developed as a shorter, lower-cost twin-engined airliner derived from Boeing's 707 and 727, the 737 has developed into a family of nine passenger models with a capacity of 85 to 215 passengers. The 737 is Boeing's only narrow-body airliner in production, with the -700, -800, and -900ER variants currently being built. A re-engined and redesigned version, the 737 MAX, is set to debut in 2017. Originally envisioned in 1964, the initial 737-100 made its first flight in April 1967 and entered airline service in February 1968 at Lufthansa. Next, the lengthened 737-200 entered service in April 1968. In the 1980s ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Airliner

Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Introduced: Jan 01 1968

Accidents: Air Algérie Flight 702P, Aloha Airlines Flight 243, 1996 Croatia USAF CT-43 crash, Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314, Pacific Western Airlines Flight 501, + more

Maiden Flight: Apr 09 1967

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Britten-Norman Islander is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Air Vanuatu
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The Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander is a 1960s British light utility aircraft, regional airliner and cargo aircraft designed and originally manufactured by Britten-Norman of the United Kingdom. The Islander is one of the best-selling commercial aircraft types produced in Europe. Although designed in the 1960s, over 750 are still in service with commercial operators around the world. The aircraft is also used by the British Army and Police forces in the United Kingdom and is a light transport with over 30 military aviation operators around the world. After Fairey Aviation acquired the Britten-Norman company, their Islanders and Trislander aircraft were built in Romania, then shipped to Avions ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Utility aircraft

Manufacturer: Britten-Norman

Length (m): 10.87

Accidents: Divi Divi Air Flight 014

Maiden Flight: Jun 12 1965

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de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Air Vanuatu
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The de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter is a Canadian 19-passenger STOL utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada and currently produced by Viking Air. The aircraft's fixed tricycle undercarriage, STOL abilities and high rate of climb have made it a successful cargo, regional passenger airliner and MEDEVAC aircraft. In addition, the Twin Otter has been popular with commercial skydiving operations, and is used by the United States Army Parachute Team and the United States Air Force's 98th Flying Training Squadron. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Bush plane

Manufacturer: Viking Air, de Havilland Canada

Introduced: Jan 01 1966

Accidents: 2010 Okhaldhunga Twin Otter crash, Air Moorea Flight 1121, Widerøe Flight 839, Widerøe Flight 744, Widerøe Flight 933, + more

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