Saab 29 Flygande Tunnan Photo Gallery
    The Saab 29, Flygande Tunnan (The Flying Barrel) was a Swedish fighter manufactured in the late 1940s. It was the first Western European aircraft with swept wings post WW2, only being preceded in Western Europe by the Me 262 built during the war. Despite its rotund appearance, from which its name is derived, the J 29 was fast and agile and served effectively in both fighter and fighter-bomber roles into the 1970s. First flight 1 September 1948. Number built 661.

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Posted June 7, 2023.