Saab 105 Air Force

Saab 105

The Saab 105 is a high-wing, twin engine trainer aircraft developed by Saab for the Swedish Air Force. A total number of 150 aircraft were bought by the Swedish Air Force. It featured two Turbomeca Aubisque low bypass turbofan engines.

Saab 105 Role : Military trainer aircraft

Manufacturer : Saab
First flight : 29 June 1963
Introduced : 1967
Status : In service
Primary users : Swedish Air Force, Austrian Air Force
Number built : +192

Saab 105 Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2: student and instructor
  • Length: 10.8 m (35 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.5 m (31 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 2.7 m (8 ft 9 in)
  • Wing area: 16.3 m² (175.45 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 2,849 kg (6,281 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 4,635 kg (10,218 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × General Electric J85-17B turbojet, 7.49 kN (1,638 lb) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 970 km/h (603 mph)
  • Range: 2,300 km (1,242 mi)

Armament

  • 6 hardpoints, AAMs, ASMs, gun pods, bombs, rockets
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