Posted by John McHale
TOULOUSE, France 1 June 2011. ATR officials announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified company's ATR 72- 600 turbo-prop aircraft. The certification is for new avionics and other equipment on the 72- 600, and follows a series of flight and ground tests of the aircraft prototype.
Delivery of the first ATR 72-600s will begin this summer. Royal Air Maroc, who ordered a total of 4 ATR 72-600s and 2 ATR 42-600s, will be the first operator to take delivery of an ATR 72-600.