Aviation Photo #0604869 Saab S29C Tunnan - Västerås Flygmuseum

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Former Swedish Air Force SAAB J29 C based at F3 Östgöta Flygflottilj at Malmen. Second jet fighter produced in Sweden. One of a series of successful Swedish designs. Nicknamed "The Barrel" because of its stubby fuselage. Designed 1946, became first swept-wing fighter used in western Europe. Went into service 1951 and remained in production until 1956. After first A variant, B series went into production 1953 (increased fuel capacity), C (reconnaissance) and E with different wing and engine.
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