Saab Saab 340

Regional Airliner

Saab 340 OLT © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Saab 340 is a twin-engined turboprop-powered regional airliner with a capacity of maximum 35 passengers produced by the Swedish manufacturer Saab AB.
The Saab 340 was developed together with Fairchild, originally named SF340.
Crew2
Passengers37
Propulsion2 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric CT7-9B
Engine Power (each)1394 kW1869 shp
Speed522 km/h282 kts
  325 mph
Service Ceiling9.449 m31.000 ft
Range1.685 km910 NM
1.047 mi.
Empty Weight8.035 kg17.714 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight13.063 kg28.799 lbs
Wing Span21,44 m70 ft 4 in
Wing Area41,8 m450 ft
Length19,73 m64 ft 9 in
Height6,87 m22 ft 6 in
First Flight25.01.1983
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1984-1998
Total Production459
ICAO CodeSF34
IATA CodeSF3
EASA TCDSA.068
Data for (Version)Saab 340B
VariantsSaab 340A (SF340A), Saab 340B, Saab 340B Plus, Saab 340B plus SAR-200, Saab 340 AEW&C