Air Enthusiast 1973-07
Plane facts
A Saab 21R is seen alongside a piston-engined Saab 21A from which it was derived.
In the view of the Saab 21R, the forward slope of the mainwheel struts is noteworthy.
The first prototype (P1758) with wings folded.
The GAL.38, the upper sideview showing the initial form with marked wing dihedral and endplate fins and rudders.
The AS.39 with wings folded aft for shipboard stowage. Although two prototypes of the AS.39 were ordered only one was completed and flown.
A general arrangement drawing of the Airspeed AS.39