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  • ATR 42-600 In Flight Testing
    Posted by Robert Wall 6:31 PM on Mar 04, 2010

    ATR says it now has begun flight tests of the ATR 42-600 turboprop, joining the ATR 72-600 which commenced flight trials last year:

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    [Credit: ATR/Alexandre Doumanjou]

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    [Credit: ATR/Pierre Barthe]

    First flight took place today from ATR's facility in Toulouse. The two hour first flight began around 3 p.m.

    The -600 family features new avionics and an upgraded engine.

    Tags: tw99, ATR

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