ASJA-Svenska Aero Jaktfalken I & II

Svenska Aero Jaktfalken was a Swedish biplane fighter aircraft, constructed in the late 1920s.

The aircraft was first manufactured by Svenska Aero and later by AB Svenska Järnvägsverkstädernas Aeroplanavdelning (ASJA).

Variants

SA.11 Jaktfalken

Prototype aircraft, equipped with an Armstrong Siddeley Jaguar engine.

One was delivered to the Swedish Air Force as a J.5.

SA 14 Jaktfalken I

A modified fuselage with a Bristol Jupiter VI engine.

Seven were delivered under the designation J.6 to the Swedish Air Force.

SA.14 Jaktfalken II

A modified fuselage and landing gear with a Jupiter VIIF engine.

Three were delivered to the Swedish Air Force under the designation J.6A.

SA.14E Jaktfalken II

Similar to the SA.14 Jaktfalken II, but equipped with an Armstrong Siddeley Panther IIIA engine for Norway.

One built and delivered.

SA.14 Jaktfalken II

Produced by ASJA, with a modified stabilizer and windscreen.

Seven were delivered to the Swedish Air Force under the designation J.6B.

Specifications

Crew

1

Length

7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)

Wingspan

8.8 m (28 ft 10 in)

Height

3.46 m (11 ft 4 in)

Wing area

21.8 m2 (235 sq ft)

Empty weight

946 kg (2,086 lb)

Max take-off weight

1,470 kg (3,241 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Bristol Jupiter VIIF, 9 cylinder air cooled radial piston engine,

390 kW (520 hp)

Propellers

2 bladed fixed-pitch wooden propeller

Performance

Maximum speed

310 km/h (190 mph, 170 kn)

Cruise speed

260 km/h (160 mph, 140 kn)

Range

550 km (340 mi, 300 nmi)

Service ceiling

7,800 m (25,600 ft)

Armament

Guns

2× 8 mm Ksp m/22 machine guns (license built .30 AN/M2’s) with 500 rounds each.

 

 

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