ATR 72

UH2 Launches Into Full Hydrogen-Electric Dash 8 Flight Tests

By Guy Norris Sep 27, 2023

Universal Hydrogen's modified Dash 8 incorporates the hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system in place of the Pratt & Whitney PW123 turboprop on its right wing.

Advanced Air Mobility

Air New Zealand Looks To Add More A321neos, ATRs

By Adrian Schofield Aug 24, 2023

Air New Zealand has secured new aircraft deals that will help boost its short-haul international and domestic fleets in 2024.

Airlines & Lessors

ZeroAvia Partners With UAE’s Masdar On Hydrogen Supply

By Graham Warwick Aug 23, 2023

Zero-emission propulsion developer ZeroAvia has partnered with UAE renewable energy company Masdar to explore the production and supply of green hydrogen.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Advanced Compressor Boosts ZeroAvia Fuel Cell Performance

By Guy Norris Aug 18, 2023

ZeroAvia's radial compressor will support up to 900-kW power systems, the hydrogen-electric powertrain solutions company says.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Study: Fuel-Cell Retrofits Could Prepare Aviation For Hydrogen

By Graham Warwick Aug 02, 2023

Both Universal Hydrogen and ZeroAvia are developing hydrogen-electric retrofits for the ATR 72.

Aircraft & Propulsion

ATR And Embraer Defer Turboprop Moves

By Jens Flottau Jul 11, 2023

Remaining regional aircraft OEMs ATR and Embraer continue to wait for fresh, strong demand. If the hesitation is structural, the outlook could stay grim.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

ATR And Embraer Defer Turboprop Moves

By Victoria Moores Jul 11, 2023

Remaining regional aircraft OEMs ATR and Embraer continue to wait for fresh, strong demand. If the hesitation is structural, the outlook could stay grim.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Elbit Lands ATR 72 Modification Deal With Unspecified Asian Customer

By Chen Chuanren Jul 10, 2023

Israeli company Elbit Systems says the contract—with an unnamed Asia-Pacific customer for modification of two ATR 72s—spans a five-year period.

Aircraft & Propulsion

UK’s Loganair Phasing Out Saab 340s For ATR 42/72s

By Alan Dron Jul 03, 2023

Scottish regional carrier Loganair is preparing to mark the final phaseouts of its Saab 340 passenger fleet as it brings in a new batch of ATR 42/72s.

Airlines & Lessors

ATR Announces Orders For Up To 24 Aircraft, Ramps Up Production

By Victoria Moores Jun 20, 2023

ATR aims to progressively ramp up deliveries to 80 per year by the second half of the decade, following a weaker-than-expected performance in 2022.

On Location

Universal Ramps Up Hydrogen Dash 8 Flight Test Rate

By Guy Norris Jun 14, 2023

Universal Hydrogen is accelerating flight tests of its De Havilland Canada Dash 8-300 hydrogen electric demonstrator.

Advanced Air Mobility

ATR Offers VIP Cabins For Regional Turboprop

By Thierry Dubois Jun 06, 2023

ATR claims its 70-seat-class ATR 72-600 cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 45%, compared with equivalent regional jets.

Interiors & Connectivity

First Take, June 5, 2023

By Graham Warwick Jun 02, 2023

Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week. Primary Category: AEROSPACE


Malaysia Finalizes Deals For MPA, UAS, Black Hawks, Radars 

By Chen Chuanren May 25, 2023

The Malaysian military has signed contracts for the procurement of aircraft including UAS, MPA, radar and helicopters.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Madagascar Airlines Receives Its Air Operator’s Certificate

By Victoria Moores Apr 24, 2023

Madagascar Airlines has also been given national carrier status, a key milestone in the turnaround plan for former flag carrier Air Madagascar.

Airlines & Lessors

Universal Hydrogen Bets On Toulouse

By Thierry Dubois Apr 11, 2023

The company’s unorthodox methods can be seen in its preparations for ATR 72 flight tests.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Universal Hydrogen Advances ATR 72 Hydrogen Conversion

By Thierry Dubois Apr 07, 2023

Universal Hydrogen is making progress in the development of its hydrogen conversion kit for the ATR 72-600 regional turboprop.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Can ATR Weather Turboprop Market Headwinds?

By Thierry Dubois Apr 06, 2023

Without production challenges, around 30 aircraft might have been delivered last year—still a low number compared with the previous decade.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

What It Takes To Make Fuel Cell Power Work In Aircraft

By Graham Warwick Apr 06, 2023

Startups such as ZeroAvia and Universal Hydrogen are adapting and advancing fuel cell technology for aviation propulsion.

Emerging Technologies

Despite Waning Deliveries, ATR CEO Bets On Production Ramp-Up

By Thierry Dubois Mar 30, 2023

In an interview, ATR CEO Nathalie Tarnaud Laude says she is planning on progressively increasing the OEM’s annual output to 80 aircraft.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Mandarin Airlines Acquires Three ATR72s

By Chen Chuanren Mar 29, 2023

Mandarin Airlines has announced its plans to purchase three ATR72 turboprop aircraft for its domestic operations.

Airlines & Lessors

Hydrogen-Electric Power Accelerates With Universal Dash 8 Test Flight

By Guy Norris Mar 09, 2023

Crazy to credible—the world’s largest hydrogen fuel cell-powered aircraft begins test campaign, targeting service debut in 2025.

Emerging Technologies

First Take, Feb. 27, 2023

By Graham Warwick Feb 24, 2023

Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.


Why Older Passenger Aircraft Are Finding New Homes As Freighters

By Alan Dron Feb 21, 2023

The market for converted freighters remains strong.

Airlines & Lessors

Initial Yeti Airlines ATR 72 Crash Report Points To Feathered Engines

By Chen Chuanren Feb 16, 2023

Flight NYT691 from Kathmandu crashed as it approached the new Pokhara airport on the morning of Jan. 15, killing all 68 passengers and four crew onboard.

Safety, Ops & Regulation