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SAAB 105

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Name 105
Manufacturer SAAB
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Light
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

SAAB 105

SAAB 105

SAAB 105 SAAB 105 3D


Basic/advanced trainer and light attack aircraft. In service since 1966. Operated by Swedish and Austrian Air Force. Re-engined version SK60W since 1998.

Technical Data

Wing span 9.5 m31.168 ft <br />
Length 10.5 m34.449 ft <br />
Height 2.7 m8.858 ft <br />
Powerplant Variants:
  • SK60:2 x 12.93 KN GE J 85-GE-17B or 2 x 7.43 KN Turboméca Aubisque turbofans.
  • SK60W: 2 x 8,1 KN Williams R-R FJ44-16 turbofans.
Engine model Turboméca Aubisque, Williams FJ44

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 380 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 940 m ROC 3600 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 880 m
MTOW 45004,500 kg <br />4.5 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL420 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC L Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving SB05

None on SKYbrary