|Saab 210 in flight in 1952|
|First flight||21 January 1952|
|Developed into||Saab 35 Draken|
The Saab 210 Draken (the Dragon or the Kite) is a scaled-down testbed for the double-delta concept in the development of the J 35 fighter. Although never officially named anything but Draken by Saab, it soon became known by its unofficial nickname Lilldraken (the Little Dragon or the Little Kite) after the first flight of the prototype of the Saab 35. Its first flight was on 21 January 1952.
Aircraft on display
The aircraft is currently on display in the air force museum Flygvapenmuseum in Linköping.
Data from Taylor 1976, p. 205.
- Crew: one
- Length: >20 ft (6.1 m)
- Wingspan: ~16 ft (4.88 m)
- Height: ()
- Powerplant: 1 × Armstrong Siddeley Adder turbojet, 1,050 lb (4.67 kN)
- Maximum speed: >347 kt (400 mph) 644 km/h
Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era
- Dorr 1985, p. 23.
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