Saab Saab-35 Draken

Fighter

Saab Draken J35J Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet 35520 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Saab 35 Draken is a single-engine single-seat supersonic jet fighter aircraft with a double-delta-wing produced by the Swedish manufacturer Saab AB, Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget. Swedish Air Force (Flygvapnet) designation was J 35.
The Saab 35 Draken was operated by the Swedish Air Force, the Austrian Armed Forces (J 35Ö), the Royal Danish Air Force (F-35) and the Finnish Air Force.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbojet Engine
Engine ModelSvenska Flygmotor RM6C (Rolls-Royce Avon Mk 48)
Engine Power
dry/with Afterburner
56,5 / 76,7 kN12702 / 17243 lbf
Speed2124 km/h1147 kts
  1320 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 2.0
Service Ceiling20.000 m65.617 ft
Range1.120 km605 NM
696 mi.
Empty Weight7.420 kg16.358 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight12.500 kg27.558 lbs
Wing Span9,42 m30,9 ft
Wing Area49,2 m²530 ft²
Length15,34 m50,3 ft
Height3,89 m12,8 ft
First Flight25.10.1955
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1956-1974
Total Production606
VariantsJ 35A, J 35B, SK 35C, J 35D, S 35E, J 35F, J 35J, Saab 35XD (F-35/TF-35/RF-35), Saab 35XS, Saab 35BS (J 35B), Saab 35FS (J 35F1), Saab 35CS (SK 35C), Saab 35Ö (J 35Ö / J 35OE)

[Photo-ID: 4330] © Karsten Palt 2011-06-30
Saab Draken F35, Royal Danish Air Force, A-009, c/n 35-1009,© Karsten Palt, 2011Saab
Draken F35
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: A-009
c/n: 35-1009
 
Danmarks Flymuseum [Stauning]
[Photo-ID: 4386] © Karsten Palt 2011-06-23
Saab Draken F35, Royal Danish Air Force, A-012, c/n 35-1012,© Karsten Palt, 2011Saab
Draken F35
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: A-012
c/n: 35-1012
 
Egeskov Slot [Kvaerndrup]
[Photo-ID: 4387] © Karsten Palt 2011-06-23
Saab Draken F35, Royal Danish Air Force, A-012, c/n 35-1012,© Karsten Palt, 2011Saab
Draken F35
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: A-012
c/n: 35-1012
 
Egeskov Slot [Kvaerndrup]
[Photo-ID: 3184] © Karsten Palt 2010-01-31
Saab Draken J35A, Swedish Air Force, 35086, c/n 35-086 ,© Karsten Palt, 2010Saab
Draken J35A
Swedish Air Force
Reg.: 35086
c/n: 35-086
 
Flugwerft Schleißheim [Oberschleißheim (EDNX)]
[Photo-ID: 3185] © Karsten Palt 2010-01-31
Saab Draken J35A, Swedish Air Force, 35086, c/n 35-086 ,© Karsten Palt, 2010Saab
Draken J35A
Swedish Air Force
Reg.: 35086
c/n: 35-086
 
Flugwerft Schleißheim [Oberschleißheim (EDNX)]
[Photo-ID: 1423] © Karsten Palt 2008-09-27
Saab Draken J35E, Swedish Air Force, 35931, c/n 35-931,© Karsten Palt, 2008Saab
Draken J35E
Swedish Air Force
Reg.: 35931
c/n: 35-931
 
Flugausstellung L.+P. Junior [Hermeskeil]
[Photo-ID: 10566] © Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Saab Draken J35F-2, Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet, 35518, c/n 35-518,© Karsten Palt, 2014Saab
Draken J35F-2
Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet
Reg.: 35518
c/n: 35-518
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 10567] © Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Saab Draken J35F-2, Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet, 35518, c/n 35-518,© Karsten Palt, 2014Saab
Draken J35F-2
Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet
Reg.: 35518
c/n: 35-518
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 11671] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Saab Draken J35J, Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet, 35520, c/n 35520,© Karsten Palt, 2015Saab
Draken J35J
Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet
Reg.: 35520
c/n: 35520
 
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]
[Photo-ID: 11672] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-22
Saab Draken J35J, Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet, 35520, c/n 35520,© Karsten Palt, 2015Saab
Draken J35J
Swedish Air Force / Flygvapnet
Reg.: 35520
c/n: 35520
 
Polish Aviation Museum [Krakow]
[Photo-ID: 12013] © Karsten Palt 2003-06-21
Saab Draken J35Oe Mk.II, Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 08, c/n 35-1408,© Karsten Palt, 2003Saab
Draken J35Oe Mk.II
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 08
c/n: 35-1408
 
997-Draken
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2003 [Vliegbais Twente (EHTW / ENS)]
[Photo-ID: 12014] © Karsten Palt 2003-06-21
Saab Draken J35Oe Mk.II, Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 23, c/n 35-1423,© Karsten Palt, 2003Saab
Draken J35Oe Mk.II
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 23
c/n: 35-1423
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2003 [Vliegbais Twente (EHTW / ENS)]
[Photo-ID: 12015] © Karsten Palt 2003-06-21
Saab Draken J35Oe Mk.II, Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 23, c/n 35-1423,© Karsten Palt, 2003Saab
Draken J35Oe Mk.II
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 23
c/n: 35-1423
 
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2003 [Vliegbais Twente (EHTW / ENS)]
[Photo-ID: 1598] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
Saab Draken J35Ö Mk.II , Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 04, c/n 35-1404,© Karsten Palt, 2009Saab
Draken J35Ö Mk.II
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 04
c/n: 35-1404
 
Technik Museum [Speyer]
[Photo-ID: 1599] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
Saab Draken J35Ö Mk.II , Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer, 04, c/n 35-1404,© Karsten Palt, 2009Saab
Draken J35Ö Mk.II
Austrian Armed Forces / Bundesheer
Reg.: 04
c/n: 35-1404
 
Technik Museum [Speyer]
[Photo-ID: 6966] © Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Saab RF-35 Draken, Royal Danish Air Force, AR-107, c/n 35-1107,© Karsten Palt, 2013Saab
RF-35 Draken
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: AR-107
c/n: 35-1107
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6967] © Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Saab RF-35 Draken, Royal Danish Air Force, AR-107, c/n 35-1107,© Karsten Palt, 2013Saab
RF-35 Draken
Royal Danish Air Force
Reg.: AR-107
c/n: 35-1107
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]