fleet

  • Beechcraft 1900D
  • Twin Otter
  • Pilatus Porter
  • Cessna 208B Caravan
  • Cessna 206/207

Beechcraft 1900D

Dubbed the “Regional Commuter of the North”, the 1900D is a pressurized twin-turbine aircraft carrying up to 18 commuter passengers comfortably and safely in all weather conditions and long haul trips. With its stand-up cabin, this machine is built for passenger and cargo payload and is primarily used for our scheduled flights to Yellowknife. The efficiency and flexibility of this aircraft can also be used for charter trips for school groups, meetings, government, and organizational trips. 

Number in Fleet: 5
Seats: Configurable ranging up to Cargo – 19
Flight Crew: Two Pilots
Speed: 275 kts or 500 km/h
Range: 5 hours (1300 mi)
Fuel Capacity: 4484 lbs of Jet-A
Length: 17.4 m
Wing Span: 17.4 m
Height: 4.3m
Cargo Capacity: 1630 lbs or up to 5000 lbs (Cargo Configuration)

Twin Otter

The core of North-Wright’s charter service, these aircraft are considered by many as the best bush planes in the world as they can land anywhere there’s water, ice or a clear, level surface.

Able to take off or land on short distances with up to 18 people or a large volume of freight gives the Twin Otter a major advantage when serving Northern customers. Whether on tires, floats or skis, businesses such as tourism outfitters and operators, flight-seeing, canoe trips, general touring, mining exploration companies, and oil and gas developers depend on Twin Otters to provide logistical support in remote locations.

Number in Fleet:
Flight Crew: Two Pilots
Seats: Configurable ranging up to 16-18
Speed: 160 kts or 290 km/hr
Fuel Capacity: 378 US Gallons (total)
Engines: Two Pratt & Whitney PTA6A-27
Length: 15.8 m
Wing Span: 19.8 m
Height: 5.9 m
Cargo Loads: Maximum cargo or payload may vary depending on seat configurations instead on aircraft.

 

Pilatus Porter

The Pilatus Porter is a single-turbine engine airplane adaptable for use on floats or skis and is a favorite with tourism outfitters, operators, and adventure travelers. 

Flight Crew: 1 Pilot
Crew: One pilot
Seats: Up to 6 seats
Configuration: Wheels or Floats
Payload: 1,575 lbs
Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27 turboprop
Range: 453 mi with max payload
Length: 11.0 m
Height: 7.5 m
Wingspan: 15.9 m
Cargo Loads: Please get in touch with dispatch for payload information.

Cessna 208B Caravan

Calling it our “Delta Cruiser”, this powerful and versatile aircraft is used primarily for our scheduled flights in Beaufort-Delta region. This beast is also mostly used for survey flights due to its endurance, high wing and the versatility to be both IFR and VFR.

Number in Fleet: 2
Flight Crew: 1 Pilot
Seats: Configurable up to 9 seats
Useful Load: 2,800 lbs
Range: 1,232 mi
Length: 13.6 m
Engine: 1 Pratt & Whitney PT6A-114A turboprop, 675 shp
Height: 4.6 m
Length: 11.5 m
Wingspan: 15.9 m
Cargo loads: Please get in touch with dispatch for payload information.

Cessna 206/207

This popular bush plane is known for its powerful engine. These machines are perfect for your flight-seeing tours and other short trips.

Flight Crew: 1 Pilot
Seats: Configurable ranging up to 5 seats
Useful load: 1000 lbs
Ceiling: 13,300 feet
Fuel Capacity: 61 US gal
Range: 1,100 km
Engine: Continental Model IO-520-F
Length: 9.8 m
Wing span: 10.9 m
Height: 2.9 m
Cargo Loads: Please get in touch with dispatch for payload information.