Craig West shines a spotlight on Europe’s ‘mini airliner’ sector and finds out how the manufacturers of three very different designs are vying to remain competitive in this increasingly congested market
Just off Germany’s North Sea coastline lies part of the Frisian Islands, an archipelago that stretches all the way from the Netherlands to Denmark. As such, the aerial connections served from a base on the mainland are vital, as Andreas Rohde discovered during his visit to Harlesiel Airport
Army Air Corps operations with the Britten-Norman Defender and Islander have finally ended following the departure of the last aircraft from 5 Regiment’s No 651 Squadron at Joint Helicopter Command Flying Station Aldergrove (Belfast International Airport) in Northern Ireland
British aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman celebrated the 55th anniversary of the BN-2 Islander’s first flight on June 13.