ATR Makes Maintenance Cost Inroads

In February 2019, ATR received certification from EASA to extend the intervals between A checks from 500 to 750 hours.
Credit: ATR
Turboprop manufacturer ATR has continued to push the operating economics of its aircraft by extending the C check maintenance interval for all its aircraft from 5,000 to 8,000 flight hours. The Toulouse-based manufacturer already had strong marketing angles for its equipment’s fuel burn and...

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