Tri-motoring Around Paradise

Daniel Johnston heads to the Caribbean in the pursuit of an increasingly rare classic British airliner, the iconic if ungainly Britten-Norman Trislander.

Anguilla has a population of 15,000 residents over 35sq miles.

With only 73 produced during its 12-year production run and an estimated five airworthy examples still in use, the Britten-Norman BN-2 Mk III Trislander is one of the most elusive British-made airliners in the world. One of only three carriers still operating the trimotor commercially, Anguilla Air Services (AAS) was launched in 2005.

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