A High-Fidelity Britten Norman BN-2T Turbine Islander For X-Plane.

A HighFidelity Britten-Norman BN2T Turbine Islander For XPlane.

By: David Michael Edwards B.S., M.B.A.

Dave’s Professional LinkedIn Profile can be viewed by Clicking You Left Mouse Button RIGHT HERE.

“The Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander is a British light utility aircraft and regional airliner that has been in production for more than 55 years. It was developed in 1963 as a simple and inexpensive twin piston engine aircraft that emphasised payload over range and cruising speed, given its low wing and span loading. The design brief also encompassed ease of access to remote locations within the short haul sector” (Business Air News, 2021).

The BrittenNorman Islander aircraft have been in operation for over fifty-five (55) years, according to BrittenNorman (2021).

According to Business Air News: “

CURRENT BrittenNorman CHARTER OPERATORS

CanadaMontmagny Air Service , South Nahanni Airways , Villers Air Services
U.S.A.Air Flamenco , Cape Air , G & S Aviation , Gem Air , Griffing Flying Service , Island Air Charters , Island Air Service , New England Airlines , NorthAir , Tropic Air Charters

MAINTENANCE CENTRES

U.S.A.Channel Islands Aviation

COMPLETIONS CENTRES

U.K.Britten-Norman Aircraft

NEW AIRCRAFT SALES

CanadaBritten-Norman (U.S.A.)
MexicoBritten-Norman (U.S.A.)
U.S.A.Britten-Norman

Recently, TorqueSim Aircraft Development, a top tier third-party (3rdparty) HighFidelity XPlane add-on software developer, released their Britten Norman BN2T Turbine Islander for XPlane Eleven (11).

TorqueSim Aircraft Development offers both the Non-Turbine and Turbine versions of the Britten Norman Islander, the BN-2 and the BN-2T, respectively.

Detailed product(s) specifications, screenshots, and access to the XAviation platform purchase portal can be accessed by Double Clicking your Left Mouse Button RIGHT HERE.

The both versions of the Britten Norman BN2T Turbine Islander cost $34.95 United States Dollars (U.S.D.) and are sold separately.

TorqueSim Aircraft Development and XAviation do no offer a discounted combined purchase option to acquire both aircraft in one singular (single) transaction according to their current website sales offerings, as of the time of this writing.

PLEASE NOTE: Previous owners of the non-turbine version, such as this posts’ author, should have been emailed a forty-percent (40%) discount coupon code directly from TorqueSim Aircraft Development. Once this coupon code is applied the cost of the BN2T is rounded down, in accordance and agreement with the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (G.A.A.P.) Principles, Regulations, and Policies as defined by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (F.A.S.B.), to $19.95 U.S.D.

Testing Specifications:

Customized & Hand-Crafted Hardware Setup: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10980XE CPU @ 3.00GHz (Eighteen [18]-Core Central Processing Units [C.P.U’s.], Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R ARGB Close-Loop AIO CPU Liquid Cooler, ASUS WS X299 SAGE LGA 2066 Intel X299 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 CEB Motherboard, One-hundred and twenty-eight (128) Gigabytes (GB) of Dual Channel Random Access Memory (R.A.M.) DDR4000 by GSkill RipJaws, NVIDIA RTX 3090 Graphics Processing Unit (G.P.U.) with twenty-four (24) GB of G6X video R.A.M., Rosewill 1,200 Watt power supply, 4x Solid State Drives (S.S.D’s) two [2] are made by Western Digital, Rosewill ATX mid-sized case, Track Infrared (I.R.) 5 head tracking head gear and receiver (Natural Point, Corvallis, Oregon [OR]. United States of America [U.S.A.]) and a Dell 4K Ultrasharp 43 inch (43″) monitor Dell U4320Q.

Sound Card: Sound Blaster AE7.

Speakers: Logitech Z906 (Lucas Arts THX, Dolby Digital, and Dolby Digital Theater Sound [D.T.S.] Certified).

Notes: 1) All testing and screenshots in this review were taken at full native 4K (UltraHD, UHD) (3840 x 2160) Resolution. 2) All flight testing was conducted in the contiguous (lower 48) states of United States of America (U.S.A.) here on the terrestrial surface and/or crust of Planet Earth.

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