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.


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

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


Differences 400-3S

Pacific Sky Aviation is a privately held B.C. company, with operations at our headquarters in Victoria and at our Twin Otter flight test and training centre in Calgary, Alberta.


For over 25 years, Pacific Sky has been a Transport Canada approved provider of flight training, including initial licensing and ratings for new pilots, Multi-Engine and IFR Training.  Since the launch of the Series 400 Twin Otter, we have also provided advanced Twin Otter training for pilots throughout the world.


CYYJ Corporate Office

1533 Kittyhawk Road,

Victoria International Airport, 

North Saanich, BC, Canada V8L 5V6

(T) 1.250.656.4312

CYYC Twin Otter Simulator Training Centre

770 McTavish Road NE

Calgary International Airport

Calgary, AB, Canada T2E 7G6

(T) 1.403.230.0215

(F) 1.403.250.9021

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