Italian, Turkish ATR-72 Maritime Patrol Programs Hit Milestones

Credit: Leonardo-Finmeccanica
RAF FAIRFORD, England—The Italian air force has begun acceptance testing on a new fleet of maritime patrollers based on the ATR-72 regional airliner. The air arm has ordered four of the P-72A patrol aircraft from Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s aircraft division—formerly Alenia Aermacchi. Three of the...

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