ATR will make the "official presentation" of the first ATR -600 series aircraft, an ATR 72-600, at a ceremony in Toulouse on Oct. 1. Flight trials for the variant, which features a new cockpit and passenger cabin, began July 24. Flight trials for the smaller ATR 42-600 will take place next year. Service entry for both is expected in 2011. The 72-600, which is powered by PW127Ms, offers an additional 500 kg. MTOW and MZFW compared to today's versions. ATR said it holds orders for 54 72-600s ...

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