The first Gripen fighter for Thailand completed its maiden flight in Linköping, Sweden, today. The flight took off at 14:50 local time and lasted for 80 minutes with Saab test pilot Mats Thorbiörnsson at the controls.
In 2008, Thailand ordered a complete aircraft and command and control system from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) in [...]First Flight for Royal Thai Air Fo
Under clear blue skies, a team of test pilots and flight test engineers from the Swiss Air Force and the Swiss federal defence procurement agency, Armasuisse, visited Saab (STO:SAABB) in Linköping in Sweden to perform test flights w... Read Post
Flightglobal's Craig Hoyle writes:Saab celebrates first flight of Thai fighter Thailand's first of at least six Saab Gripen C/Ds has made its first flight from the Swedish manufacturer's Linköping facility.Flown by a Saab test pilot... Read Post