TRIS

BRITTEN-NORMAN BN2A Mk III Trislander

Aircraft
Name
BN2A Mk III Trislander
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, high set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L3P
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN Trislander
PILATUS BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
BRITTEN-NORMAN Trislander
BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
AVIONS FAIREY Trislander
AVIONS FAIREY BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
ANGLO NORMANDY BN-2A Mk3 Trislander
ANGLO NORMANDY Trislander

TRIS

The Britten-Norman Trislander (more formally designated the BN-2A Mk III Trislander) is an 18-seat three-engined piston-powered civilian utility aircraft which was produced in the 1970s and early 1980s by UK manufacturer Britten-Norman. The aircraft were designed and produced on the Isle of Wight and at one point, they were assembled in Romania before being returned to the UK via Belgium for Certification. The type is no longer in production.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
16.15 m
Length (metric)
15.10 m
Height (metric)
4.32 m
Powerplant

3 x Avco Lycoming O-540-E4C5 horizontally-opposed piston engine, 260 hp (194 kW) each.

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming O-540
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
393 m
MTOW
4536 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
157 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
130
Range
868 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
259 m

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