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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)

North American B-25 Mitchell

North American B-25N Mitchell PH-XXV/232511/N5-149 Royal Netherl

The North American B-25 Mitchell was an American twin-engined medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation. It was used by many Allied air forces, in every theater of World War II, as well as many other air forces after the war ended, and saw service across four decades.

  • Role: Medium bomber
  • National origin: United States of America
  • Manufacturer: North American Aviation
  • First flight: 19 August 1940
  • Introduction: 1941
  • Status: Retired
  • Produced:
  • Number built: 9,816

Military operators B-25 Mitchell

  • Royal Australian Air Force 50
  • Biafran Air Force 2
  • Fuerza Aérea Boliviana 13
  • Brazilian Air Force 75
  • Royal Canadian Air Force 164
  • Republic of China Air Force 180
  • People’s Liberation Army Air Force
  • Fuerza Aérea de Chile 12
  • Fuerza Aérea Colombiana 3
  • Fuerza Aérea del Ejército de Cuba 6
  • Dominican Air Force 5
  • Armée de l’Air 11
  • Free French Air Force 18
  • Indonesian Air Force
  • Mexican Air Force 3
  • Royal Netherlands Air Force 62
  • Dutch Naval Aviation Service 107
  • Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force 149
  • Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú 8
  • Ejército del Aire 1
  • Soviet Air Force (Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily or VVS) 886
  • Royal Air Force 900+
  • United States Army Air Forces
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Navy 706
  • Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya 15
  • Fuerza Aérea Venezolana 24

Specifications (B-25H)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 6 (one pilot, one co-pilot, navigator/bombardier, turret gunner/engineer, radio operator/waist gunner, tail gunner)
  • Length: 52 ft 11 in (16.13 m)
  • Wingspan: 67 ft 7 in (20.60 m)
  • Height: 16 ft 4 in (4.98 m)
  • Wing area: 610 sq ft (56.7 m²)
  • Empty weight: 19,480 lb (8,855 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 35,000 lb (15,910 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Wright R-2600-92 Twin Cyclone 14-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 1,700 hp (1,267 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 272 mph (237 kn, 438 km/h) at 13,000 ft (3,960 m)
  • Cruise speed: 230 mph (200 knots, 370 km/h)
  • Range: 1,350 mi (1,174 nmi, 2,174 km)
  • Service ceiling: 24,200 ft (7,378 m)

Armament

  • Guns: 12–18 × .50 in (12.7 mm) machine guns and 75 mm (2.95 in) T13E1 cannon
  • Hardpoints: 2,000 lb (900 kg) ventral shackles to hold one external Mark 13 torpedo
  • Rockets: racks for eight 5 in (127 mm) high velocity aircraft rockets (HVAR)
  • Bombs: 3,000 lb (1,360 kg) bombs

Fokker 70

Fokker 70 PH-KZM KLM Cityhopper

The Fokker 70 is a narrow-body, twin-engined, medium-range, turbofan airliner produced by Fokker as a smaller version of the Fokker 100 jetliner.

  • Role: Narrow-body Regional jet airliner
  • National origin: Netherlands
  • Manufacturer: Fokker
  • First flight: 4 April 1993
  • Introduction: October 1994 with Ford Motor Company
  • Status: Out of production, in service
  • Produced: 1992-1997
  • Number built: 47 (+1 prototype)
  • Developed from: Fokker F28 Fellowship
  • Variants: Fokker 100

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: two
  • Capacity:
    85 (1-class, maximum at 76 cm (30 in) seat pitch)
    79 (1-class, typical at 81 cm (32 in) seat pitch)
    72 (2-class, typical at 91 cm (36 in) and 81 cm (32 in) seat pitches)
  • Length: 30.91 m (101 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 28.08 m (92 ft 2 in)
  • Width: 3.30 m (10 ft 10 in)
  • Height: 8.5 m (27.89 ft 11 in)
  • Empty weight: 22.673 kg (49.985 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce Tay 620, 61.6 kN (13.850 lbf) thrust each

Performance

  • Cruising speed: 845 km/h (525 mph)
  • Range: 3.410 km (2.119 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 11.000 m (36.089 ft)