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Saab Saab-35 Draken

Saab-35, Saab J35Oe MkII Draken © Karl Drage
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Saab-35 Draken

Fighter

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.
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
 
Data for (Version)Saab J35J
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)
Remarks
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.

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