Spartan Cruiser was development of Saro-Percival (later Spartan) Mailplane G-ABLI of 1931. After
Early production Spartan Cruiser c/n 2 was operated by Airwork (Iraq) Ltd in 1933 on an air route between Baghdad and Mosul as YI-AAA. It returned to the UK in 1934 for British Airways Ltd and reverted to its original registration of G-ACBM. It was scrapped in 1937.
Twelve Spartan Cruiser II were built.
Three Cruiser III were built. The last was G-ADEM in May 1935.