The Defender is a multi-role utility transport aircraft, manufactured by Britten-Norman, derived from the Britten-Norman Islander. The BN-2T Defender is a military variant, designated for roles such as utility transport, medevac, air control, patrol or light attack. To accomodate for the new roles, the Defender was designed with an extended airframe, as well as with four underwing hardpoints for pylons, allowing for 2,500 pounds of additional load, depending on configuration. The Defender had first flow in 1970. The BN-2T-4S Defender 4000 was optimised for aerial surveillance, being an enhanced version of the BN-2T Defender. intended for the aerial surveillance role. The Defender 4000 had an extended fuselage, improved nose and wing structure, with payload further expanded. The Defender 4000 entered production in 1997.
Red Box is pleased to offer a great range of ground power and support equipment for this aircraft, including tugs, ground power units, start power units and more, which are perfectly suited to the requirements of the Britten-Norman Defender 4000 aircraft.
This includes the RBPS50 continuous power unit, which is ideal for diagnostic work, pre-flight checks or for continuous powering of equipment during operations, without draining the onboard aircraft batteries and the RB50A for starting the aircraft, helping to avoid hot starts . We also offer a combination of start and continuous power in one unit for the Britten-Norman Defender 4000 aircrafts in our TC3000 range.