Britten-Norman

The new production line officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Britten-Norman sees manufacturing of Islander aircraft return to UK

Britten-Norman, the British aircraft manufacturer, has begun the manufacture of its iconic Islander aircraft back on English soil. The company transitioned its manufacturing operations to Eastern Europe back in the 1960s. The first UK-manufactured Islander should roll off the new production line in Bembridge, Isle of Wight, in May 2024. The Islander is the world’s […]

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Britten-Norman BN2 Islander inflight over Torres Strait

Torres Strait Air to expand fleet – orders ten more Britten-Norman Islander aircraft

Sub-regional Australian carrier Torres Strait Air has announced that as part of its five-year expansion plan, it is to acquire ten new Britten-Norman Islander aircraft and an estimated cost of $25 million. [DD1] The carrier currently has an existing fleet of seven of the aircraft which form the backbone of the local community and its economy,

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Commuter airline Spirit Air India, has ordered six BN2T-42 Islander aircraft

Spirit Air India to acquire six BN2T-4S turboprop Islander aircraft

India-based domestic commuter airline Spirit Air has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for the purchase of six factory-new BN2T-4S turboprop Islander aircraft from UK aircraft manufacturer, Britten-Norman. The BN2T-4S Islander is powered by twin Rolls-Royce (Allison) Model 250 turboprop engines and benefits from an extended cabin, allowing one extra row of seats compared with

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Rendering of a Britten-Norman Islander flying above Valetta, Malta

UK’s Britten-Norman signs MoU for two Islander aircraft

UK Plane manufacturer Britten-Norman has confirmed the signing of an MoU with Malta’s Simon J Camilleri Holdings (SJC Holdings) for the acquisition of two factory-new Islander turboprop aircraft, with an option for a third. SJC Holdings intends to create a new company, Gulf Med Aviation Services and will deploy the two Islander aircraft across routes

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New manufacturing jigs are in place at Britten-Norman's Bembridge facility in preparation for production output increase

Britten-Norman reveals plans to repatriate aircraft production to UK

UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has revealed plans to increase production rates and to repatriate aircraft production to its historic home in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. The move is a major change for the British SME which has been manufacturing its aircraft in Eastern Europe since the late 1960s. Britten-Norman will invest in new

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Britten-Norman and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions have announced their intention to merge

Britten-Norman and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to merge

Britten-Norman, manufacturers of the iconic Islander aircraft and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS), pioneers in hydrogen-electric fuel cell propulsion technology, have signed a Heads of Terms agreement, signalling their intention to merge and to create the world’s first fully integrated, zero-emissions sub-regional aircraft for entry into service in 2026. The merger is due to complete in

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