ATR 42-400
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The ATR 42 is a twin-turboprop, short-haul regional airliner built in France and Italy by ATR (Aerei da Trasporto Regionale or Avions de transport régional). The name "42" comes from the aircraft's standard seating, which varies from 40 to 52. Since its introduction into service in December 1985, the ATR 42 has become a reference in the regional air transport industry for reliability and profitability. Remarkably simple to operate and maintain, equipped with efficient, low-fuel-burn engines, the ATR 42 operating costs are 15%–20% lower than the competition. The ATR 42−400 is an upgraded version of the ATR−320 using six-bladed propellers on otherwise identical PW121 engines.


Max. length
5.64 m
18 ft
6 in
Max. speed
817.00 km/h
Max. range
3 889 km
2 100 m
Max. service celling
1 016 kg
2 240 lb