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Registration: 29974

Construction Number: 29974

Code Number: 20

Model Saab S 29C Tunnan

Operator: Vasteras Flygmuseum

Airport: Vasteras (VST / ESOW), Sweden

Photographer: Tony Edlind

Date Taken: 05/06/2004

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At the Västerås Flygmuseum. Formerly 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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