SB37

SAAB Viggen

Aircraft
Name
Viggen
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Delta wing (canard front wing)
Tail
No tail plane
WTC
M
APC
B
Type Code
L1J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Single
Position
In fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SAAB JA37 Viggen
SAAB 37 Viggen
SAAB AJ37 Viggen
SAAB AJS37 Viggen
SAAB SH37 Viggen
SAAB SF37 Viggen
SAAB Viggen
SAAB Sk37 Viggen

SB37

Multi-role fighter. In service since 1971. Exists in versions for intercept, attack and reconnaissance and two-seater as ECM trainer. Only used by Royal Swedish Air Force, specially designed for short landings. Max speed: Mach 2.1

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.60 m
Length (metric)
16.40 m
Height (metric)
5.90 m
Powerplant

1 x 78.1 kN Volvo Flygmotor RM 8B afterburning turbofan.

Engine Model(s)
Volvo RM8
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
145 kts
Distance
400 m
MTOW
20000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
300 kts
ROC
40000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
250 kts
ROC
25000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
250 kts
ROC
20000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.80
ROC
20000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
480 kts
MACH
0.86
Ceiling
590
Range
1000 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.85
ROD
10000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
350 kts
ROD
10000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
120 kts
Distance
300 m

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