ATR has opened a new training center for pilots and maintenance technicians in Johannesburg. It is the turboprop’s manufacturer’s first training center on the African continent and is run in partnership with Comair. It is equipped with a Full-Flight Simulator, offering training possibilities for the ATR 42-300, ATR 42-500, ATR 72-200 and ATR 72-500 models. ATR said it selected Johannesburg as the location for the first training center in Africa because “it is a major ...

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