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ATR 72

ATR 72

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The ATR 72 is a twin-engine turboprop short-haul regional airliner built by the French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR. A stretched variant of the ATR 42, the aircraft seats up to 74 passengers in a single-class configuration, and is operated by a two-pilot crew.

 

  • Role: Regional airliner
  • National origin: France/Italy
  • Manufacturer: ATR
  • Production line: Toulouse – Blagnac, France
  • First flight: 27 October 1988
  • Introduction: 27 October 1989 Finnair
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1988–present
  • Number built: 754 as of December 2014
  • Developed from: ATR 42

 

Specifications (ATR 72–600)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 68 (1-class, 31 in (79 cm) pitch) to 74 (1-class, 29 in (74 cm) pitch) passengers
  • Length: 27.17 m (89 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 27.05 m (88 ft 9 in)
  • Width: 2.57 m (8 ft 5 in) (maximum cabin width)
  • Height: 7.65 m (25 ft 1 in)
  • Wing area: 61.00 m2 (656.6 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 12.0:1
  • Empty weight: 13,010 kg (28,682 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 22,800 kg (50,265 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 5,000 kg (11,000 lb)
  • Typical payload: 7,500 kg (16,500 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127F turboprops, 1,846 kW (2,475 shp) each
  • Propellers: 568F-bladed Hamilton Standard, 3.93 m (12 ft 11 in) diameter

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 509 km/h; 316 mph (275 kn)
  • Range: 1,528 km; 949 mi (825 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 7,620 m (25,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 6.88 m/s (1,355 ft/min)
  • Takeoff Run at MTOW: 1,333 m (4,373 ft)