ATR is working on potential launch orders for its proposed short takeoff and landing (STOL) version of the ATR 42-600, estimating a market of 800 aircraft over 30 years. Key potential buyers would be airlines serving islands with short runways, ATR head of Asia-Pacific region Christophe Potocki said. The new version, the ATR 42-600S, is being designed to fly from 800-m (2,600-ft.) runways. ATR intends to achieve this without great development expense.  Changes are being made to ...

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