Turboprop manufacturer ATR is working on a series of upgrades for its newest ATR 42- and 72-600 family, enabling them to operate to airports with limited ground installations, extreme cold weather and steep approaches. Senior VP-technical Carmine Orsi told ATW thatATR is starting certification for Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approach and for Extended Required Navigation Performance with Authorization Required (RNP-AR). “We are enhancing the capabilities of ...

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