Saab 210

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Saab 210
Saab 210 Lilldraken.jpg
Saab 210 in flight in 1952
Role Experimental aircraft
National origin Sweden
Manufacturer Saab AB
Designer Erik Bratt
First flight 21 January 1952
Number built 1
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.[1]

Aircraft on display[edit]

The aircraft is currently on display in the air force museum Flygvapenmuseum in Linköping.

Specifications[edit]

Data from Taylor 1976, p. 205.

General characteristics

Performance

See also[edit]

Related development

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dorr 1985, p. 23.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Dorr, Robert F (1985), Modern Combat Aircraft 21 – Saab Viggen, Shepperton, Surrey, ENG, UK: Ian Allan, ISBN 0-7110-1484-1 .
  • Taylor, John WR (1976), Research and Experimental Aircraft (pocket book), London, ENG, UK: Macdonald and Jane's, ISBN 0-356-08409-4 .

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