Saab J35 Draken 56 SE-DXR | Swedish Air Force Historic Flight

  • STATUS: Airworthy
  • LOCATION: Såtenäs, Sweden
  • OWNER: Swedish Historic Flight
  • ROLE: Jet Fighter Interceptor
  • BUILT: 1969
  • LENGTH: 15.35 m (50 ft 4 in)
  • WINGSPAN: 9.4m (30 ft 10 in)
  • ENGINE: Svenska Flygmotor RM6B/C turbojet engine
  • MAXIMUM SPEED: Mach 2.3
  • RANGE: 2,750 km (1,710 mi, 1,480 nmi) with external drop tanks

Saab J35 Draken 56 SE-DXR is a singled engine, second generation Swedish fighter-interceptor developed and manufactured by SAAB between 1955 and 1974. It is equipped with a distinctive double delta wing which was unproven at the time of development.

Saab J35 Draken 56 SE-DXR is a Fighter version designated J 35J (Johan). In 1985 the Swedish government decided to modify 67 J 35F2s to the J 35J standard. The aircraft received a longer lifespan, modernized electronics, a modernized cannon, two additional AIM-9 Sidewinder pylons under the air intakes and increased external fuel capacity.

Now owned and operated by the Swedish Historic Flight who’s main purpose is to preserve and fly aircraft types that were operational in the Swedish Air Force

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