Saab Gripen Farnborough 2012 (Tuesday)

The Saab Gripen flight demonstration at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow (Tuesday) Click to subscribe! The most viewed aviation channel on YouTube.

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Saab JAS 39 Gripen - Aerial Display [HD]
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The Saab JAS 39 "Gripen" (Griffin or "Gryphon") is a fighter aircraft manufactured by the Swedish aerospace company Saab. Gripen International acts as a prime contracting organisation and is responsible for marketing, selling and supporting the Gripen fighter around the world. The aircraft is in service with the Swedish Air Force, the Czech Republic Air Force and the Hungarian Air Force, and has been ordered by the South African Air Force. General characteristics Crew: 1--2 Length: 14.1 m (46 ft 3 in) Wingspan: 8.4 m (27 ft 7 in) Height: 4.5 m (14 ft 9 in) Wing area: 25.54 m (274.9 ft) Empty weight: 6,620 kg (14,600 lb) Loaded weight: 8,720 kg (19,200 lb) Max takeoff weight: 14,000 kg (31,000 lb) Powerplant: 1× Volvo Aero RM12 (GE F404) afterburning turbofan, 54 kN dry, 80 kN with afterburner (12,000 lbf / 18,100 lbf) Wheel track: 2.4 m (7 ft 10 in) Performance Maximum speed: Mach 2 Range: Combat radius 800 km, (500 mi), (430 NM). () Service ceiling: 15,000 m (50,000 ft) Rate of climb: m/s (ft/min) Wing loading: 341 kg/m² (70,3 lb/ft²) Thrust/weight: 0.94 Armament 1 × 27 mm Mauser BK-27 cannon 6 × Rb 74 or Rb 98 4 × Rb 99, Rb 71, MICA or Meteor 4 x Rb 75 2 x KEPD 350 4 x laser-guided bomb 4 x CRV7 rocket pod 2 x Rb 15F anti-ship missile 2 x Bk 90 cluster bomb

Gripen flight demonstration at Axalp In October 2013, the annual flight demonstration by the Swiss Air Force was to take place at the Axalp-Ebenfluh Air Force firing range above Brienz. Two Gripen C from the Swedish Air Force had been invited by the Swiss Air Force to participate in this spectacular event. The Axalp Air Force Live Fire Event was the perfect opportunity to experience the capabilities and operational options of aircrafts flying in an Alpine environment.