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ANALYSIS: Britten-Norman pledges return to civil manufacturing

Perhaps Britten-Norman's greatest success is that it has survived. In its early 1970s heyday, the UK's only commercial aircraft manufacturer – since BAE Systems axed its regional jet activities in 2001 – was shipping 100 piston-twin BN-2 Islanders a year. Today, annual production of its no-nonsense utility and nine-passenger transport has shrunk to just one or two examples.

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