European turboprop manufacturer ATR announced updated versions of its 50-seat ATR 42 and 70-seat ATR 72 that include a more powerful engine, new cockpit technology and increased maximum takeoff weight. The -600 series, offered in both variants, "will be the most modern, most up-to-date, with the latest generation technology," CEO Stephane Mayer said yesterday in Washington. The models will be available to customers in 2010, but some of the enhancements will be phased in on deliveries ...

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