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Montevideo, November 19th 2018 - 18:41 UTC

Tag: Britten-Norman

  • Wednesday, March 21st 2018 - 07:49 UTC

    Falklands' air service upgrading avionics of its fleet of Islanders

    FIGAS has been an integral part of Falklands' life since 1948 and its very first Islander, destroyed in the Falklands War, entered service in October 1979. (Pic ThinkDefence)

    Britten-Norman has reported that it completed the first in a series of avionics upgrades to a fleet of five BN2B-26 Islanders owned and operated by the Falkland Island Government Aviation Services (FIGAS). The avionics are being upgraded to the Garmin G600 glass cockpit standard including the GTN650/750 GPS/NAV/COMM, GTX335R remote transponder and electronic engine instruments.