Common questions

What is the range of an ATR 72?

What is the range of an ATR 72?

Data Summary

ATR 72-600
Take-off distance (MTOW, ISA, SL) 1,279m
Landing distance (MLW, SL) 915m
Range (max pax) 758NM / 1,404km

How safe is the ATR 72?

The plane’s safety record was excellent until 2009, with only three notable accidents, however between 2009 and 2013 there have been 9 notable accidents. The ATR 72-212 has caused 136 deaths in two accidents spaced 16 years apart; both accidents a result of the same issue: icing on the wing leading to loss of control.

Is ATR 72 safe to fly?

Aircraft was small but comfortable enough for an hour and half flight. Its true that world wide ATR dont are not considered as safe as Boing or AirBus but still its safe to fly. I hadnt heard any major incident involving ATR in India operated by Jet Airways. The ATRs are obviously not as safe as other big ones.

Why the ATR 72 is so dangerous?

And since the ATR 72 has no power assistance built into the aileron control, even 2 pilots working together are not usually able to overcome the hundreds of pounds of force created by the airflow pulling the aileron up. This puts the aircraft into a severe roll from which only a few pilots have been able to recover.

What does ATR mean in education?

ATR. Absent Teacher Reserve. Teaching, Teacher, Government. Teaching, Teacher, Government.

How much does an ATR 72-500 engine cost?

Based on 450 annual owner-operated hours and $4.25-per-gallon fuel cost, the ATR 72-500 has total variable costs of $1,060,650.00, total fixed costs of $209,194.00, and an annual budget of $1,269,844.00. This breaks down to $2,821.88 per hour. Over $500 in Savings!

How many passengers can an ATR 72-600 carry?

The ATR 72-600, manufactured from 2011 – Present, requires a 2 person crew and can transport up to 72 passengers. The aircraft has a maximum operating altitude of 250,000′, a normal cruise speed of 275 KTS/316 MPH, and a 1,697 NM/1,952 SM seats-full range. The ATR 72-600 has a 4,701′ balanced field length and 3,055′ landing distance.

How big is an ATR 72-600 landing field?

The ATR 72-600 requires an airfield that is 1333 m for take off. It also requires a landing field that is 914 m long. With a max take-off weight of 22,800 kg, this is a heavy plane. Additionally, the ATR 72-600 can easily climb to its cruising altitude at a rate of 1255 ft/min.

How much fuel does a Boeing 727 use?

Manufacturer Aircraft Fuel Consumption (kilogram/hour) Boeing 727-200 4500 Boeing 737-100 2500 Boeing 737-200 2800 Boeing 737-300 2400

How much fuel does an ATR 72-500 burn?

Location: Behind You….. The ATR 72-500’s on our fleet, burns about 320 kg/hr/eng at FL160. Hope it helps. Thanks alot for your help! What is the fuel burn for the ATR 42-500? Thanks for the informations about the ATR 42-200 as well Or does the ATR 42-500 burns the same as the ATR 72-500?

Which is better the ATR 72-600 or a regional jet?

The ATR 72-600 is the benchmark aircraft in the regional market with unbeatable economics. Operating costs on competing turboprop aircraft are 20% higher than ATR while regional jets are at least 40% higher.

What’s the average cost of an ATR 72-600?

Depending on numerous factors, the average price for a pre-owned ATR 72-600 is $17,850,000.00. A $8,925,000.00 loan over 120 months including $37187.5 per month in interest equates to a $447,532.65 per-period payment.

How many ATR 72’s have been delivered to date?

By the end of 2014, ATR had received 1,000 orders for the type and delivered a total of 754, leaving a backlog of 246 aircraft. Within the ATR company, various organisational changes were implemented. On 10 July 1998, ATR launched its new Asset Management Department.

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