SGL Aircraft


SGL owns and operates the following geophysical aircraft:

Aircraft No. Maximum Gross Weight
(kilograms)
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 8 4,110
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 1 5,670
Diamond Aircraft DA42 Twin Star 3 1,785
Cessna 404 Titan 1 3,810
Britten-Norman BN2B-21 Islander 2 2,994
Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3 2 2,250

All our aircraft are equipped for geophysical surveys.  Extensive modifications have been made to the fixed-wing aircraft to reduce their magnetic effect.  Typical Figures of Merit for SGL's fixed-wing aircraft are near 1 nT.

Ownership of all Canadian registered aircraft can be determined on Transport Canada's website.  To get a list of our aircraft simply type in Sander Geophysics in the owner field.  Note that our Indonesian registered Cessna Grand Caravan (PK-LTS) will not appear on this list.