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BN2P

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Aircraft
Name BN-2 Islander
Manufacturer BRITTEN-NORMAN
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L2P
Engine Piston
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

AVIONS FAIREY BN-2A Maritime Defender
AVIONS FAIREY Defender
AVIONS FAIREY Islander
AVIONS FAIREY Maritime Defender
AVIONS FAIREY BN-2B Islander
AVIONS FAIREY BN-2A Islander
AVIONS FAIREY BN-2A Defender
B-N GROUP BN-2B Islander
B-N GROUP Islander
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Maritime Defender
BRITTEN-NORMAN Maritime Defender
BRITTEN-NORMAN Islander
BRITTEN-NORMAN Defender
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Islander
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Defender
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2 Islander
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2B Islander
BUCURESTI BN-2B Islander
BUCURESTI Islander
IRMA BN-2A Islander
IRMA BN-2B Islander
IRMA Islander
PADC Islander
PADC BN-2B Islander
PADC BN-2A Islander
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2B Islander
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN Islander
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Islander
ROMAERO Islander
ROMAERO BN-2B Islander


BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2 Islander

BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2 Islander BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2 Islander 3D

Description

Commuter airliner and light utility transport aircraft. See also BN2T.

Technical Data

Wing span 14.94 m49.016 ft
Length 10.86 m35.63 ft
Height 4.18 m13.714 ft
Powerplant 2 x Lycoming O-540-E4C5 or IO-540, 260 hp or 300 hp if fuel injected (195 kW) each.
Engine model Lycoming O-540

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 139 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 29942,994 kg
2.994 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL132 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 756756 nm
1,400,112 m
1,400.112 km
4,593,543.31 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BN2P

  • BN2A, Vicinity Bonaire Netherlands Antilles, 2009 (LOC AW HF) (On 22 October 2009, a Divi Divi Air BN2 Islander experienced engine failure to what was suspected to have been an overloaded aircraft shortly after departure from Curaçao. Rather than return, the Pilot chose to continue the flight but had to carry out a ditching when it proved impossible to maintain height. All passengers survived but the Pilot died. The cause of the engine failure could not be established but the Investigation found a context for the accident which had constituted systemic failure by the Operator to deliver operational safety which had been ignored by an inadequate regulatory oversight regime.)