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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 5: The Post War Piston Era, de Havilland CC-123 Otter

Canadian Warplanes of the Post War Piston Era, de Havilland CC-123 Otter

Data current to 7 August 2019.

de Havilland DHC-3, CC-123 Otter (69), (Serial Nos. 3661-3699, 3743-3745, 9401-9427).

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF (Serial No. 3663), AB, Rockcliffe, Ontario, 29 Sep 1954.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3585033)

 (DND Photo)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF (Serial No. 3674), floatplane, 1 Wing.

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF (Serial No. 9403), floatplane version, Mobile Command.  (DND Photo PCN 70-493)

 (DND Photo)

As a Sky Hawk, we took the oportunity to jump out of one at Mountainview, Ontario (yes, that's me, back in the day).  We all thought it would be fun to climb down the ladder and sit on the pontoon.  We were wrong, the propblast was ferocious and by the time we got to the pontoon the DZ was a VERY long way behind us.

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF (Serial No. 3674), Public Address installation, 20 May 1955.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3585120)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF (Serial No. 3664), AB, 14 Apr 1953.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584765)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF (Serial No. 3664), AB, 14 Apr 1953.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584764)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF, UN, Middle East, ca 1960s.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234760)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, RCAF, UN, Middle East, ca 1960s.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234765)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, UN duty in the Middle East, ca. 1956.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234757)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, UN duty in the Middle East, ca. 1956.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234755)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, UN duty in the Middle East, ca. 1956.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234764)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, UN duty in the Middle East, ca. 1956.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234761)

de Havilland DHC-3, CC-123 Otter, UN duty in the Middle East, ca. 1956.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234763)

de Havilland Otter, RCMP, NWT ca 1969.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4276753)

de Havilland Otter, RCMP, NWT, March 1969.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3560890)

 

de Havilland DHC-3, CC-123 Otter floatplane (Serial No. 9407).  (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland DHC-3, CC-123 Otter floatplane (Serial No. 3674), right.  (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland Canada DHC-3, CC-123 Otter on floats, RCAF.  (Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

de Havilland Otter (Serial No. 3690) on floats on 7 June 1962. (RCAF Photo PC-2605)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter floatplane (Serial No. 3662), AB, in flight.  (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter (Serial No. 9402) in flight.  (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland CC-123 Otter, ca 1960s, Camp Gagetown, New Brunswick.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4235509)

The Canadian Forces Parachute Team did a lot of Airshows jumping out of the single-engined de Havilland DHC-3, CC-123 Otter, including this one from No. 400 Squadron based in Toronto, shown here at Gananoque in 1977.

de Havilland CC-123 Otter (Serial No. 3689).  (DND Photo via James Craik)