2-Oct-2009 8:30 AM

ATR presents the first ATR '-600' series aircraft

ATR officially presented the first aircraft of its new ‘-600’ series. The aircraft, an ATR 72-600 prototype, fitted with new Pratt & Whitney 127M engines, was unveiled on 01-Oct-2009. Launched in Oct-2007, the new ‘-600’ series will see the development of the ATR 72-600 and the ATR 42-600, with the first commercial aircraft scheduled to enter service in 2011. To date, ATR has recorded orders for 59 aircraft (five ATR 42-600 and 54 ATR 72-600). [more]