Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!
New! Don't lose this page! » Create account

The SAAB 18 was a twin-engine bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, designed and built for use by the Swedish Air Force by Svenska Aeroplan AB (SAAB) in response to a 1938 design competition. [1]

30 relations: Aerial bomb, Bofors, Bomb bay, Bombardier (aircrew), Bomber, Bombsight, Daimler-Benz DB 605, De Havilland Mosquito, Dive bomber, Dornier Do 17, Douglas A-20 Havoc, Ejection seat, Junkers Ju 86, Linköping, List of bomber aircraft, List of military aircraft of Sweden, Missile, Petlyakov Pe-2, Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp, Radial engine, Reconnaissance aircraft, Saab 17, Saab 32 Lansen, Saab Group, Swedish Air Force, Swedish Air Force Museum, Swept wing, Torpedo bomber, Vertical stabilizer, World War II.

Aerial bomb

An aerial bomb is a type of explosive weapon intended to travel through the air with predictable trajectories, usually designed to be dropped from an aircraft.

New!!: Saab 18 and Aerial bomb · See more »


Bofors AB is a Swedish arms manufacturing company.

New!!: Saab 18 and Bofors · See more »

Bomb bay

The bomb bay or weapons bay on some military aircraft is a compartment to carry bombs, usually in the aircraft's fuselage, with "bomb bay doors" which open at the bottom.

New!!: Saab 18 and Bomb bay · See more »

Bombardier (aircrew)

A bombardier or bomb aimer was the crew member of a bomber aircraft responsible for the targeting of aerial bombs.

New!!: Saab 18 and Bombardier (aircrew) · See more »


A bomber is a combat aircraft designed to attack ground and sea targets by dropping air-to-ground weaponry, firing torpedoes or deploying air-launched cruise missiles.

New!!: Saab 18 and Bomber · See more »


A bombsight is a device used by aircraft to accurately drop bombs.

New!!: Saab 18 and Bombsight · See more »

Daimler-Benz DB 605

The Daimler-Benz DB 605 is a German aircraft engine, built during World War II.

New!!: Saab 18 and Daimler-Benz DB 605 · See more »

De Havilland Mosquito

The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War.

New!!: Saab 18 and De Havilland Mosquito · See more »

Dive bomber

A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives directly at its targets in order to provide greater accuracy for the bomb it drops.

New!!: Saab 18 and Dive bomber · See more »

Dornier Do 17

The Dornier Do 17, sometimes referred to as the Fliegender Bleistift ("flying pencil"), was a World War II German light bomber produced by Claudius Dornier's company, Dornier Flugzeugwerke.

New!!: Saab 18 and Dornier Do 17 · See more »

Douglas A-20 Havoc

The Douglas A-20 Havoc (company designation DB-7) was an American attack, light bomber, intruder aircraft of World War II.

New!!: Saab 18 and Douglas A-20 Havoc · See more »

Ejection seat

In aircraft, an ejection seat (or ejector seat) is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft (usually military) in an emergency.

New!!: Saab 18 and Ejection seat · See more »

Junkers Ju 86

The Junkers Ju 86 was a German monoplane bomber and civilian airliner designed in the early 1930s, and employed by both sides during World War II.

New!!: Saab 18 and Junkers Ju 86 · See more »


Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 104,232 inhabitants in 2010.

New!!: Saab 18 and Linköping · See more »

List of bomber aircraft

The following is a list of bomber aircraft, organized by era and manufacturer.

New!!: Saab 18 and List of bomber aircraft · See more »

List of military aircraft of Sweden

This is a list of Swedish military aircraft since its start.

New!!: Saab 18 and List of military aircraft of Sweden · See more »


In modern usage, a missile is a self-propelled precision-guided munition system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket (although these too can also be guided).

New!!: Saab 18 and Missile · See more »

Petlyakov Pe-2

The Petlyakov Pe-2 (Петляков Пе-2) was a Soviet light bomber used during World War II.

New!!: Saab 18 and Petlyakov Pe-2 · See more »

Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp

The Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp was an American aircraft engine widely used in the 1930s and 1940s.

New!!: Saab 18 and Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp · See more »

Radial engine

The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.

New!!: Saab 18 and Radial engine · See more »

Reconnaissance aircraft

A reconnaissance aircraft is a manned or unmanned military aircraft designed, or adapted, to carry out aerial reconnaissance.

New!!: Saab 18 and Reconnaissance aircraft · See more »

Saab 17

The SAAB 17 was a Swedish bomber-reconnaissance aircraft.

New!!: Saab 18 and Saab 17 · See more »

Saab 32 Lansen

The Saab 32 Lansen (English: Lance) was a two-seat, transonic military aircraft designed and manufactured by SAAB from 1955 to 1960 for the Swedish Air Force (Flygvapnet).

New!!: Saab 18 and Saab 32 Lansen · See more »

Saab Group

Saab Group (originally Svenska Aeroplan AB, later SAAB and Saab AB) is a Swedish aerospace and defence company, founded in 1937.

New!!: Saab 18 and Saab Group · See more »

Swedish Air Force

The Swedish Air Force (Flygvapnet) is the air force branch of the Swedish Armed Forces.

New!!: Saab 18 and Swedish Air Force · See more »

Swedish Air Force Museum

The Swedish Air Force Museum (in Swedish, Flygvapenmuseum) is located at Malmen Airbase in Malmslätt, just outside Linköping, Sweden.

New!!: Saab 18 and Swedish Air Force Museum · See more »

Swept wing

A swept wing is a wing which angles either backward or, occasionally, forward, from its root rather than in a straight sideways direction.

New!!: Saab 18 and Swept wing · See more »

Torpedo bomber

A torpedo bomber is a military aircraft designed primarily to attack ships with aerial torpedoes.

New!!: Saab 18 and Torpedo bomber · See more »

Vertical stabilizer

The vertical stabilizers, vertical stabilisers, or fins, of aircraft, missiles or bombs are typically found on the aft end of the fuselage or body, and are intended to reduce aerodynamic side slip and provide direction stability.

New!!: Saab 18 and Vertical stabilizer · See more »

World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

New!!: Saab 18 and World War II · See more »

Redirects here:

Saab B18B, Saab L 11, Saab-18.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saab_18

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »