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Paradise Island Airlines Question  
User currently offlineNASBWI From Bahamas, joined Feb 2005, 1301 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 1899 times:

I tried searching, but wasn't successful (perhaps I didn't look hard enough): I recall in the mid-'90s, when Resorts Int'l (Merv Griffin) had control of both Paradise Island Airlines and Chalk's. During that time, both the PIA fleet of Dash-7s and the Chalk's fleet of G-73Ts were painted in a similar color scheme. One day, I was out spotting (I begged my mother to take me), and I noticed a Twin Otter in the same livery, parked on the eastern part of the ramp at Paradise Island Airport. I had never seen it before, or since. Is there anyone in the know who can tell me if Paradise Island Airlines actually operated the Twotter, even for a short time?


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User currently offlineflyPBA From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 431 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1663 times:

here ya go

http://www.wa98104.us/photos//1032992F.jpg

photo at FLL on 18AUG93 by Derek Heley

[Edited 2012-03-23 16:45:17]

User currently offlineNASBWI From Bahamas, joined Feb 2005, 1301 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1630 times:

Well how about that! Was it ever placed into commercial service? I never saw it arriving or departing from PID, but perhaps it was used for charter work to Walker's Cay or Bimini? Thanks so much for posting that photo! Cheers,


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User currently offlinepanther From Bahamas, joined Jun 2000, 223 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 3 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1563 times:

Wow that's absolutely gorgeous! Never knew they had a twotter. I hope someone has more info on it. I miss the 7's so much too.

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