Britten-Norman BN-2

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Britten-Norman BN-2A-26
BN-2 Exterior Helgoland.jpg
Type Airliner, Business aircraft, Cargo aircraft, Civil aircraft, Military transport aircraft, Military utility aircraft, Special-purpose aircraft, STOL aircraft, Transport aircraft
Configuration High wing aircraft, Monoplane aircraft, Fixed gear aircraft, Tricycle landing gear aircraft
Propulsion Twin-engine piston aircraft (Piston aircraft, Twin-engine aircraft)
Manufacturer Britten-Norman
Author(s) Bea Wolf (D-ECHO)
--aircraft= BN-2A-26
Status Development
 Website The website for the Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Britten-Norman BN-2A-26.
Download Download the Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
License GPLv2+
Wikipedia Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander This is a link to a Wikipedia article

The Britten-Norman BN-2 is a British-built twin-engine piston aircraft mainly used for passenger transport, cargo and special operations.

FlightGear model

The model currently existing for FlightGear is the BN-2A-26, which is a variant of the original model featuring amongst others Lycoming O-540-E4C5 engines and an increased takeoff weight.


The aircraft is still in development for FlightGear. The following list provides a quick overview of the current development status (07/2022):

  • 3D Model
    • Exterior: Basics modelled, textured, livery system available. Details such as control surface links not done yet.
    • Interior: Basics modelled, two interior variants available (PAX/Medical), Basic texturing
    • Cockpit: Important instruments, switches and control elements modelled
  • FDM: Roughly matching the published data, but a lot more work to do
  • Sounds: Basic sounds (engine, tires, ...) done, switch sounds and special sounds to be done


External Links

Manufacturer's Website