The regional airline industry continued to look forward to a stretched turboprop, but thus far neither ATR nor Bombardier has gone beyond informal consideration. "There's been substantial interest in a Q400X," Bombardier Commercial Aircraft VP Rod Williams said last week at the Regional Airline Assn. conference in Salt Lake City. "But we're not there yet. There's not a formal product program." ATR Head of Sales-North America John Moore said customers have expressed interest in a turboprop of ...

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