Saab 2000

SB20 - Saab 2000

Saab 2000

ICAO type designator: SB20

ICAO type description: L2T

Wake turbulance category: M

Max operating level: FL 310

Typical cruising speed: 320 kt

Climb performance: Good

Approach category: B

Special Remarks:

The SB20 is a Saab product only. The SB20 has got some similarity with the SF34 but with much better performance. The SB20 can almost be treated as a jet aircraft regarding perf.

Nice to know:

MTOW: 22.000 kg

Passengers: 50

The Saab 2000 is a stretched and improved development of the Saab 340

What to look for:

  • Low wings
  • The landing gear retract up into the engine housing
  • Relatively long fuselage
  • Dihedral angle (Upward tilt) of the tailplane
  • Notice tailsection (Small finlets, design of fin)