Saunders-Roe (SARO) - UK
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
Ability to intercept inbound aerial threats by way of high-performance, typically speed and rate-of-climb.
MARITIME / NAVY
Land-based or shipborne capability for operating over-water in various maritime-related roles while supported by allied naval surface elements.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
2 x Metropolitan-Vickers Beryl MVB.2 turbojet engines developing 3,850lbs of thrust each.
(825 kph | 445 knots)
(14,600 m | 9 miles)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
4 x 20mm Hispano Mk 5 cannons
2 x 1,000lb conventional drop bombs OR unguided rockets.
SR.A/1 - Base Series Designation; three examples constructed.