Viking Sells Two More Twin Otters


Viking Adds Two Series 400 Twin Otters to Singapore Airshow Sales Total 


CAVU Aviation Finance Becomes Largest Twin Otter Series 400 Customer to Date 



Singapore, February 14th, 2014:  With the bustling 2014 Singapore Airshow show well underway,

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, was able to capture another multiple

aircraft sale of the Twin Otter Series 400, adding to an order book nearing 100 aircraft sold.  CAVU

Aviation Finance LLC, of Palm Beach, Florida, USA, met with Viking late on Wednesday afternoon

to sign a contract for another two Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft, adding to their current aircraft

order list.


The additional two Series 400 brings the CAVU order tally (through its subsidiary Loch Ard Otters

LLC) to fourteen aircraft since program launch, making CAVU the largest Viking Twin Otter

customer to date.  CAVU has already taken delivery of their first six aircraft, helping to launch the

Twin Otter Series 400 in Papua New Guinea, Tahiti, Turkey, Bangladesh, and the United Arab



“Loch Ard was one of the original launch customers for the Series 400 Twin Otter program, and

has returned to Viking on more than one occasion to increase their aircraft orders,” commented

David Curtis, Viking president & CEO.  “We greatly appreciate the customer loyalty Loch Ard has

developed with Viking, and their continued confidence in the Series 400 Twin Otter.”


Said Matt Lorentzen, president of CAVU Aviation Finance LLC, “the Twin Otter 400 is the best

solution for customers requiring up to 19-passenger capacity in STOL and seaplane

configurations.  As customer demand grows for new Twin Otter 400s, we are pleased to expand

our relationship with Viking with additional aircraft orders, extending our available delivery positions

from 2014 through 2016.”


CAVU Aviation Finance LLC ( is an aircraft investment and finance

company with headquarters in Palm Beach, Florida, USA.  Through its wholly owned subsidiary

Loch Ard Otters LLC, CAVU sells and leases Series 400 Twin Otters to customers worldwide.


With Viking aircraft sold and delivered to 23 countries worldwide, the Series 400 Twin Otter is

confirmed as the best-selling next generation turbo-prop aircraft in its class.  Viking provides OEM

support for the worldwide fleet of de Havilland legacy aircraft (DHC-1 through DHC-7) and forms

part of Westerkirk Capital Inc, a Canadian private investment firm with substantial holdings in the

hospitality, aviation, and real estate sectors.