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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:   260
  • Available for charter worldwide:   122
  • 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 4 3 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-20 11 3 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-21 50 11 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-26 49 32 8 131 cu ft 139 kts 503 nm
Britten Norman BN2A-27 17 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 29 13 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 38 24 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
Perspectives: Marketing is key for fleet expansion, says Estonia's Diamond
January 12, 2020
2019 was a challenging year for Estonian operator Diamond Sky, but CEO Ken Koort has hit upon new opportunities both in scheduled services and management, and wants to double his four-strong fleet this year.
Businesses team up to deliver green Islander
November 25, 2019
The Project Fresson team includes Rolls-Royce, the Denis Ferranti Group, Delta Motorsport, WMG, Britten-Norman and Cranfield University. The team will seek STC from EASA after the demonstrator phase.
Great Lakes gets big break with Islander
August 31, 2019
During the winter months when frozen lakes cut off access to islands, Great Lakes Air runs a regular service. Using the Britten-Norman BN2A-26 piston-powered Islander, it can carry more goods and people.
July 14, 2019FIGAS makes preparations for Islander arrivals
July 2, 2019Mission-equipped Islander joins CIAS for rescue duties
May 14, 2019FIGAS figures two more Islanders will do the trick
January 15, 2019Britten-Norman set on Malta to expand training capabilities
Press Releases
Channel Islands Air Search welcomes Islander11/04/2019
Britten-Norman expands UK export manufacturing06/02/2019
Britten-Norman launches new lease options21/01/2019
Britten-Norman to upgrade avionics for special ops Islanders in Romania02/08/2018
Britten-Norman signs deal to bring Islander to China17/07/2018