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BN2 Islander

Country of Origin: Britain


The BN2 Islander is a British multipurpose twin-engine aircraft in service with the military forces of more than a score of nations. A militarized version is called the Defender. Military variants have been fitted for airborne early warning (AEW), anti-submarine warfare (ASW), medical evacuation, liaison, logistic support and other general utility roles.

The Defender has a high-mounted straight wing just forward of the fuselage midpoint. Single-slotted flaps extend from the...

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