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transport
nine plus pilot
Lycoming IO-540-K1B5
2 x 300 hp. ea.
35 ft. 8 in.
49 ft.
4,350 lbs.
6,600 lbs.
130 gallons
155 mph
175 mph
1,130 fpm
17,200 feet
700 miles
1965





Britten-Norman Islander for sale
Britten-Norman Islander For Sale


The concept of the Britten-Norman Islander for sale, designated the BN-2, originated in 1963. It was to be an economical short haul transport that could operate out of relatively tight spaces, and withstand the rigors of intense operations. It would seat up to ten, including the pilot.

The Britten-Norman Islander for sale first flew in 1965. It was upgraded through the years with more powerful engines, additional streamlining, quieter propellers, leading edge slats to generate more lift, longer wings, and the ability to carry larger payloads longer distances. These improvements have helped the Islander become one of the most widely used light twin engine aircraft throughout Europe.

A widely spaced under carriage for extra stability, two wheels per main axle, with large, low pressure tires, and extra prop clearance give the Islander the ability to fly from unpaved runways as short as 1,150 feet in length. Extra large door openings and a low floor facilitate loading and unloading of cargo.

In addition to cargo and passenger transport, Islander aircraft are used as hospital transports, as aerial photographic platforms, by parachutists, and police departments.

The military of numerous nations throughout the world employ the Islander for training, troop and cargo hauling, light airborne paratrooper assault, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Four British military versions of the Britten-Norman Islander for sale have served as observer aircraft in Iraq starting in 2003. They continued to serve through at least December of 2007.

In addition to Great Britain, the Islander has been produced, under license, in Belgium, the Philippines, and Romania.

Over 1,250 Britten-Norman Islander aircraft of all types have been sold to date.



Britten-Norman Islander for sale
Britten-Norman Islander for sale by GWS.


Pictured above is the Britten-Norman Islander for sale by GWS. It has a wingspan of 36 1/2" and uses a pair of 280 motors.  We can not find the model on the GWS website, but see it is still for sale in a number of places.

Scale Model Plans has plans for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale with a 96" wingspan and a 68" length.  It needs .60 engines for power and weighs around 10 lbs.

Traplet Publications has plans for a 72" wingspan Britten-Norman Islander for sale. Power comes from a pair of Speed 600 type motors.  Weight is about 101 oz.

The AMA Plans Service has plans for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale. Wingspan is 78" and length is 52"  You will need .30 engines for power.  The plan number is 22646.

The first picture below is of the Britten-Norman Islander for sale made by Graupner. It has a wingspan of 46" with a length of 32" and uses Speed 300 motors.

The next picture is of a Nexus Plans Britten-Norman Islander for sale made into a kit by Kit Cutters. Wingspan is 84", length is 57", and weight is about 8.5 lbs. Recommended power is a pair of .30 to .40 two cycle engines.

The bottom picture is of a Britten-Norman Islander for sale from Cermark. It has a wingspan of 72" and has been powered with a pair of Astro 15 motors or O.S. .26 four cycle engines.



Britten-Norman Islander for sale
Britten-Norman Islander for sale from Graupner.



Britten-Norman Islander for sale
Britten-Norman Islander for sale from Kit Cutters.


Britten-Norman Islander for sale
Britten-Norman Islander for sale from Cermark.


Inspector Gadget of RC Groups posted pictures of his scratch built Britten-Norman Islander for sale. It has a 48" wingspan and uses GWS power.

AT RC Groups ama-hobby has plans for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale with a 84" wingspan.

SunShyne posted to RC Universe looking for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale.

At RC Universe fmacopusa is looking for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale.

Bob Francis Models had plans for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale with a wingspan of 112", and a length of 81 1/2". G-23 engines were the recommended power for the approximately 27 lb. airplane. The plans may still occasionally be found on eBay.

All e RC has a Britten-Norman Islander for sale with a 37" wingspan.

There is a video of a Britten-Norman Islander for sale posted to You Tube by milpferdus.

MFA made a Britten-Norman Islander for sale with a wingspan of 51".

Dymond Models has a Britten-Norman Islander for sale with a 48" wingspan. It had a glass fuse with built up wings.

At Watt Flyer jayree was looking for a Britten-Norman Islander for sale.


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