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Saab 2000

Saab 2000 G-CDEB British Airways

The Saab 2000 is a twin-engined high-speed turboprop airliner built by Saab.

  • Role: Regional airliner
  • National origin: Sweden
  • Manufacturer: Saab Aircraft
  • Production line: Linköping
  • First flight: 26 March 1992
  • Introduction: 30 August 1994
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1992–1999
  • Number built: 63
  • Developed from: Saab 340

Saab 2000 G-CDEB British Airways

Specifications Saab 2000

General characteristics

  • Crew: two
  • Capacity: 50–58 passengers
  • Payload: 5,900 kg (13,010 lb)
  • Length: 27.28 m (89 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 24.76 m (81 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 7.73 m (25 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 55.7 m² (600 sq ft)
  • Airfoil: NASA MS(1)013
  • Aspect ratio: 11:0
  • Empty weight: 13,800 kg (30,424 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 22,800 kg (50,265 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Allison AE 2100A turboprop, 3,096 kW (4,152 shp) each
  • Propellers: six blade constant speed Dowty propellers, 1 per engine

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 665 km/h (370 knots, 424 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 9,450 m (31,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 11.4 m/s (2,250 ft/min)

Avionics

  • Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics suite with integrated avionics processor (IAP)