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Britten Norman BN-2 Islander

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13   Charter operators    1   Maintenance centres    2   New aircraft sales representatives   

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Specifications
  • Typical passenger capacity:   9
  • Range:   503nm nm
  • Cruise speed:   139 kts
  • Cabin height:   4.17 ft
  • Cabin width:   3.58 ft
  • Cabin length:   10 ft
  • Cabin volume:   131 cu ft
  • Active fleet worldwide:   261
  • Available for charter worldwide:   125
  • Production dates:   1965 - current
  • Twin-engine BN-2 built in U.K. and previously Romania. BN-2A has greater TOGW, and three engine BN-2A MkIII Trislander built between 1972 and 1981 is 7ft 6in longer. Production of this model resumed in 2006

  • Engines:   Lycoming AEIO-/IO-540, Lycoming O-540, Lycoming TIO-540, LTIO-540
Variant types
World fleetCharter fleetTypical paxCabin volumeCruiseRangeYears
Britten Norman BN-2A-III 6 1 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A 17 7 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-2 6 3 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-20 12 4 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-21 48 11 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-26 48 32 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-27 18 14 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-3 6 0 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-6 5 2 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-8 12 5 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-9 9 4 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2B-20 28 14 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2B-21 3 0 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2B-26 39 25 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2B-27 4 3 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm

 

Charter operators
Canada Montmagny Air Service , South Nahanni Airways , Villers Air Services
U.S.A. Air Flamenco , Cape Air , G & S Aviation , Gem Air , Griffing Flying Service , Island Air Charters , Island Air Service , New England Airlines , NorthAir , Tropic Air Charters
Maintenance centres
U.S.A. Channel Islands Aviation
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Manufacturer
U.K. Britten-Norman Aircraft
New aircraft sales
Canada Britten-Norman (U.S.A.)
Mexico Britten-Norman (U.S.A.)
U.S.A. Britten-Norman
News from Business Air News
FIGAS makes preparations for Islander arrivals
July 14, 2019
It is currently the winter season for the Falkland Island Government Air Service, and it is concentrating on servicing and maintenance work. In October it is to take delivery of an Islander, with another following in 2020.
Mission-equipped Islander joins CIAS for rescue duties
July 2, 2019
CIAS' new Islander aircraft has now been assembled, painted, tested and delivered with specialist search equipment installed. It is now set to provide the Channel Islands with a technically advanced and capable asset.
FIGAS figures two more Islanders will do the trick
May 14, 2019
The number of passengers flying in the Falkland Islands has risen by 50 per cent over the last five years. FIGAS, which has flown Britten-Norman Islanders since 1979, has put in an order for two more to meet demand.
January 15, 2019Britten-Norman set on Malta to expand training capabilities
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