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บข.๒๐    BKh.20    Saab JAS-39 Grippen
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History

 

The decision is made. The Saab JAS-39 Grippen would be the new Fighter of the RTAF.
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At the 8th of May the Commander in Chief of RTAF Gen. Chalit went to SAAB training centre Lingköpping Sweden to sign the Contract for the new Fighter of the RTAF. The JAS-39 would be delivered in two batches of six planes between 2010 and 2012 and six more after 2013. 

Geschichte

Die Entscheidung ist gefallen. Die Saab JAS-39 Grippen wird der neue Jäger der RTAF.
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Am 8ten Mai hat der Kommandant der RTAF Gen. Chalit im Traings-Center von SAA in Lingköpping Schweden den Vertrag für den neuen Jäger der RTAF unterschrieben.

Die JAS-39 werden in zwei Losen beschafft. sechs Maschinen zwischen 2010 - 2012, und die weiteren sechs ab 2013.

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Pictures

Bilder

Air Chief Marshal Itthaporn Subhawong at Saab in Sweden (Photo from the collection of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) Air Chief Marshal Itthaporn Subhawong at Saab in Sweden (Photo from the collection of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) Air Chief Marshal Itthaporn Subhawong at Saab in Sweden (Photo from the collection of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) Air Chief Marshal Itthaporn Subhawong at Saab in Sweden (Photo from the collection of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) Air Chief Marshal Itthaporn Subhawong at Saab in Sweden (Photo from the collection of Phakphum Tangkijjarak)
Air Chief Marshal Itthaporn Subhawong at Saab in Sweden (Photo from the collection of Phakphum Tangkijjarak) Producion-line at Saab in Sweden (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Producion-line at Saab in Sweden (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Producion-line at Saab in Sweden (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn)
Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1(Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn)
Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1(Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn)
Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D and JAS-39C Grippen (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D and JAS-39C Grippen  (Photo collection of Steve Penn)
Saab JAS-39C Grippen BKh.20-5 (Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1(Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39D Grippen BKh.20-1(Photo collection of Steve Penn) Saab JAS-39C Grippen (Photo courtesy Chakrit Samithinan) Saab JAS-39C Grippen (Photo courtesy Chakrit Samithinan)
Saab JAS-39C Grippen (Photo courtesy Chakrit Samithinan)
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Serial, JAS-39 Grippen
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Build Withdrawn Remarks
JAS-39D BKh.20k-1/54 39-860 70101 2010   First flight 17. Sep. 2009
JAS-39D BKh.20k-2/54 39-861 70102 2010     
JAS-39D BKh.20k-3/54 39-862 70103 2010    
JAS-39D BKh.20k-4/54 39-863 70104 2010    
JAS-39C BKh.20-5/54 39-401 70105 2010   First flight 8. Feb. 2010
JAS-39C BKh.20-6/54 39-402 70106 2010    
JAS-39 BKh.20-7/56 39-403 70107 2010    
JAS-39 BKh.20-8/56 39-404 70108 2010    
JAS-39 BKh.20-9/56 39-405 70109 2010    
JAS-39 BKh.20-10/56 39-406 70110 2010    
JAS-39 BKh.20-11/56 39-407 70111 2010    
JAS-39 BKh.20-12/56 39-408 70112 2010    
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Specifications

JAS-39 Grippen

Wingspan

Spannweite

8.4 m

Length

Länge

14.1 m

Height

Höhe

4.5 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

30.0 m²

Engine

Motor

1× Volvo Aero RM12 afterburning turbofan  80.5 kN

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

2,470 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

5,700 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

14,000 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

?

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

15,240 m

Range

Reichweite

800 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

1× 27mm cannon
Bombs and Rockets
Capacity Zuladung 1 Pilot
                   

- Last update 22. January 2013

Written 20. May 2006

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