SF34

SAAB 340

Aircraft
Name
340
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
M
APC
B
Type Code
L2T
Engine
Turboprop
Engine Count
Multi
Position
(Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SAAB 340
SAAB Argus
SAAB S100 Argus
SAAB OS100
SAAB-FAIRCHILD SF-340
SAAB Tp100

SF34

Turboprop regional airliner. In service since 1984. Improved, more powerful version 340B since 1989. Last development 340B plus since 1994 which introduced changes developed for the larger SAAB 2000. Military versions TP100 for VIP transport and S100 Argus as AEW platform for Swedish Air Force.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
21.40 m
Length (metric)
19.70 m
Height (metric)
7.00 m
Powerplant

2 x 1.735 SHP GE CT7-5A2 turboprops with 4 blade propellers.

Engine Model(s)
General Electric CT7
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
1271 m
MTOW
12927 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
2000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
280 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
310
Range
1310 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
1049 m

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