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BRITTEN-NORMAN BN2A Mk III Trislander

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TRIS
Aircraft
Name BN2A Mk III Trislander
Manufacturer BRITTEN-NORMAN
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Regular tail, high set
WTC Light
APC A
Type code L3P
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

ANGLO NORMANDY BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
ANGLO NORMANDY Trislander
AVIONS FAIREY Trislander
AVIONS FAIREY BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
BRITTEN-NORMAN Trislander
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN Trislander
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Mk3 Trislander


BRITTEN-NORMAN BN2A Mk III Trislander

BRITTEN-NORMAN BN2A Mk III Trislander BRITTEN-NORMAN BN2A Mk III Trislander 3D

Description

The Britten-Norman Trislander (more formally designated the BN-2A Mk III Trislander) is an 18-seat three-engined piston-powered civilian utility aircraft which was produced in the 1970s and early 1980s by UK manufacturer Britten-Norman. The aircraft were designed and produced on the Isle of Wight and at one point, they were assembled in Romania before being returned to the UK via Belgium for Certification. The type is no longer in production.

Technical Data

Wing span 16.15 m52.986 ft
Length 15.1 m49.541 ft
Height 4.32 m14.173 ft
Powerplant 3 x Avco Lycoming O-540-E4C5 horizontally-opposed piston engine, 260 hp (194 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 157 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 393 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 259 m
MTOW 45364,536 kg
4.536 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL130 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 868868 nm
1,607,536 m
1,607.536 km
5,274,068.245 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving TRIS

None on SKYbrary