29 Mei 2013
Seaplane DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 C-GVTU of the Vietnamese Navy (photo : Phunu Today)
After a period of testing and factory installed storage systems support / landing on water surface and Twin Otter seaplanes second Navy Vietnam continues to undergo the test phase important.
Seaplane DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 HQVN second system was installed pontoon construction support / landing on water.
According to the Canadian media, after the flight test phase of the test at the factory and go through the process of system integration support life take / landing on water. At the beginning of last May, seaplane DCH-6 Twin Otter Series 400 Second Vietnam Navy began testing process capability "amphibian" takeoff and landing runway on water and on land .
Earlier, the company Viking Air of Canada has held the ceremony carefully seaplane DHC-6 Series 400 of the first Navy Vietnam at Victoria International Airport. Both Twin Otter seaplane were first painted and numbered as required performance of Vietnam Navy. The first Twin Otter brought a number MSN 867 and MSN 872 second. All of the Hovercraft DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 Navy Vietnam are painted red flag with yellow star (national flag) in the tail fin steering and anchor forces combined effect characteristic of naval forces in the nose of the aircraft.
Seaplane DCH-6 Twin Otter Series 400 second Vietnam Navy began conducting flight trials from the plant earlier this month 1/2013 the last stepping stone to prepare for the next test phase, before upon delivery to the customer.
According to the foreign media, Vietnam purchased Twin Otter seaplane to serve the naval patrols Vietnam. The aircraft is equipped with radar and will support fleet 6 Kilo class submarines built by Russia that Vietnam has ordered in 12/2009.
Besides monitoring capability, reconnaissance Marine, Twin Otter seaplanes also undertake rescue missions, rescue, transport involved senior officials of the Party and the military in the ability to visit the island by "toxic incomparable "its take off and landing on the water easily.
With the progress of the current test, the reception of the seaplane as "wild goose" Navy will help Vietnam not only enhance patrolling and monitoring the waters of the exclusive economic fact that the South China Sea also opens a new page - giving birth to the Air Force's first naval Navy Vietnam.