More specifically it's a De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter of Maldive Air Taxis. It's an easy spot from above - twin-engined high-wing monoplane; straight square-ended wings, no taper, 65 ft wingspan; straight, square-ended tailplane; very often (but not always!) black bars chord-wise across the wings behind the engines (I think these are either for heat management or to prevent the high level exhaust discolouring the livery). Here she is:
A hugely - and rightly - successful, much-loved, rugged and reliable workhorse of an aircraft, these have been in production in umpteen variants for more than 50 years, initially with piston engines, now with turboprops. They were developed from the original DH Otter, which had a single huge radial engine, which first flew nearly 70 years ago; many are still in use all over the world:
KitsuneFox: Happy 'Black Friday'! Dubai Mall is the world's current largest shopping center by total area, boasting an area of over 12,000,000 square feet. goo.gl/maps/oUVzRzr3PUdkYhvX8
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KitsuneFox: syzygy - posts I have made here do not receive much attention. I may do a detailed writeup of the now lost Edgemont Park in PA, one of the first electrified trolley parks in the world, but still debating. I'm missing 1 key bit of information.
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syzygy: BRUTAL! Cars as if were matchboxes in a model town... Brilliant infos you share here in shoutbox - why not you post these?
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