Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander

in Cyprus Police service

History

The BN-2T (BN.2B-20) Turbine Islander is a robust maritime surveillance aircraft used by the Cyprus Police and armed forces to perform airborne recon and command roles. Only one aircraft of this specific type was in use, acquired in 1990, and was regularly observed performing anti-terrorist and anti-smuggling operations. It was retired in March 2012.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CP-1 2207 5B-CPA 16 June 1990 ex G-BPLO, G-CYPP. Wfu Mar 2012.

Pictures

Cypriot Police Islander
Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander serial CP-1
(photo, richnan@ntlworld.com)

More Information

References

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2012/13 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer
in Suriname Air Force service

History

Used by the Air Element / SAF.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
111 479 HB-HMN 10.1985 returned to Pilatus 3.1987, later sold as N828PC
112 480 HB-HMQ 10.1985 returned to Pilatus 3.1987, later redelievered
113 481   10.1985 returned to Pilatus 3.1987


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.