Russia and Canada suspend twin Otter project in Ulyanovsk SEZ

Canada and Russia have suspended plans to jointly develop  the de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter Series aircraft in the Ulyanovsk SEZ in Russia’s Volga region but have not abandoned it completely, the zone’s CEO Denis Baryshnikov told TASS yesterday. “The market is developing at a slower pace than [originally] estimated,” he said.  “But,the project remains relevant and may be implemented by the companies in a few years,” he said.
The DHC-6 Twin Otter Series is  a short takeoff and landing passenger aircraft originally developed by the Canadian subsidiary of de Havilland company. The aircraft is widely used on short destinations an dat airfields with short runways.