Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer ATR seems to be anticipating considerably lower sales this year than in 2017, following a briefing in London June 29 ahead of the Farnborough Air Show in mid-July. ATR has an annual build rate of 80 aircraft. It received 113 orders in 2017 in what it classed as a very good year, giving a book-to-build ratio of 1.45:1. Indicating that sales this year are likely to be more modest, a spokesman said the company would be happy if the book-to-build ratio over ...

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