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Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander specs
Country: United Kingdom
First flight:12 June 1965
Production ended: in production
Production total:1200+
Series: BN-2 Islander: Prototype
BN-2A Islander: Production version
BN-2A-10 Islander: BN-2A-8 with increased takeoff weight and Lycoming TIO-540-H1A (turbo-charged,fuel injected) engines
BN-2A-2 Islander: BN-2A with modified flaps and Lycoming IO-540-K1B5 (fuel injected) engines
BN-2A-20 Islander: BN-2A-2 with increased takeoff weight and minor improvements
BN-2A-21 Islander: BN-2A-3 with increased takeoff weight
BN-2A-26 Islander: BN-2A-8 with increased takeoff weight
BN-2A-27 Islander: BN-2A-9 with increased takeoff weight
BN-2A-3 Islander: BN-2A-2 with increased wingspan and fitted with extra wingtip fuel tanks
BN-2A-6 Islander: BN-2A with wing leading edge modifications and Lycoming O-540-E4C5 engines
BN-2A-7 Islander: BN-2A-6 with increased wingspan and fuel capacity
BN-2A-8 Islander: BN-2A-6 with droop flaps
BN-2A-9 Islander: BN-2A-7 with droop flaps
BN-2B Defender: Military variant with Lycoming IO-540-K1B5 engines and underwing hard points
BN-2B-20 Islander: BN-2A-20 with improved soundproofing and increased landing weight
BN-2B-26 Islander: BN-2A-26 with Model B improvements
BN-2T Turbine Islander: Turbine Islander based on BN-2A-26 with Allison 250-B17C turboprops
Propulsion:2 piston engines
Maximum number of passengers:9
Maximum take-off mass:3855 kg
ICAO Mass group:2

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Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander file photo (photo: Aviation Safety Network archives)

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