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ATA 00 GENERAL FAMILIARIZATION

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00.00 GENERAL Introduction

The ATR 72 is a twin turboprop powered aircraft designed to carry 64 to 74 passengers.


It is built in cooperation by EADS (France) and ALENIA (Italy).

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00.00 GENERAL Introduction

The ATR42 is a twin turboprop powered aircraft designed to carry 42 to 50 passengers.

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00.00 GENERAL Production Chart

The fuselage and the tail are built in NAPLES (Italy) with section 16 from Xian (China).
The wing is assembled by SOGERMA in BORDEAUX-MERIGNAC (France) with external part of the Wing center box from Xian (China).
Engines come from Pratt & Whitney in Longueil Canada.
Propellers come from RATIER FIGEAC in Figeac - France.
Final assembly and flight tests take place at TOULOUSE (France).

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00.00 GENERAL Main Dimensions

Here are the externals dimensions of the ATR 72.


- Length
- Span.
- Height.

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00.00 GENERAL Main Dimensions

- Outside fuselage diameter.


- Wing area.
- Wheel base.
- Track.

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00.00 GENERAL Main Dimensions

- Propeller diameter.
- Clearance fuselage / propeller.
- Distance between engines.

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00.00 GENERAL Main Dimensions

Here are the externals dimensions of the ATR42.


- Length
- Span
- Height.

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00.00 GENERAL Main Dimensions

- Outside fuselage diameter.


- Wing area.
- Wheel base.
- Track.

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00.00 GENERAL Main Dimensions

- Propeller diameter.
- Clearance fuselage / propeller.
- Distance between engines.

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00.00 GENERAL Weights and Loading

Here are the main weights and loading of the ATR 72- 600.
Maximum Ramp Weight (MRW).
Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW).
Maximum Landing Weight (MLW).
Maximum Zero Fuel Weight (MZFW).
Operational Empty Weight (OEW).

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00.00 GENERAL Weights and Loading

Minimum Empty Weight.


Payload.
Maximum Fuel Load.

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00.00 GENERAL Cabin Layout

Several versions are available to combine passengers transportation with freight.


The cabin layout may range from 64 to 74 passengers.
Cockpit.
FWD cargo compartment.
Passenger compartment.
Galley AFT cargo compartment.
Lavatory.

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00.00 GENERAL Cabin Layout

Several versions of the ATR42 are available to combine passengers transportation with freight.
The cabin layout may range from 42 to 50 passengers.
Cockpit.
FWD cargo compartment.
Passenger compartment.
Galley and AFT cargo compartment.
Lavatory.

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00.00 GENERAL Cabin Cross Section

Here are the main dimensions of the cabin cross section.


ATR internal dimensions are:
Maximum cabin height: 1,910 m (75.2 Inch).
Maximum cabin width: 2,570 m (102 Inch).
Maximum cabin width: 2,865 m (112.2 Inch).
Maximum floor width: 2,263 m (89 Inch)

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00.00 GENERAL Cockpit

The flight deck can accommodate two pilots and one observer.
The two pilots seats are stowed by sliding laterally against the flight deck side.
In flight position, these seats have to move to the center line of the flight deck and then forward.
They are also reclining.

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00.00 GENERAL Cockpit General Layout

Here are the main instruments and panels in the cockpit.


Pilots overhead breaker panel.
Overhead panel.
Center pedestal.
Instrument panel.

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00.00 GENERAL Composite Materials

Here are shown composite structural components of the ATR 72.


Carbon / Nomex sandwich.
Carbon / Monolithic structure.
Kevlar / Nomex sandwich.
Kevlar / Nomex sandwich. With stiffening carbon plies.
Fiber glass / Nomex sandwich.

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00.00 GENERAL Composite Materials

Here are shown composite structural components of the ATR42.


Carbon / Nomex sandwich.
Carbon / Monolithic structure.
Kevlar / Nomex sandwich.
Kevlar / Nomex sandwich. With stiffening carbon plies.
Fiber glass / Nomex sandwich.

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00.00 GENERAL Engine

The aircraft is powered by 2 Pratt & Whitney turboprop engines.


Reserve take off (One engine out).
An option permits to take off at RTO in case of SHORT RUNWAY.
Another BOOST option can be fitted for operations in high temperature
and/or high airfield elevation.
Take off.
Maximum continuous (MCT).
Climb (CLB).
Cruise (CRZ).
Fuel Flow (At FL 250 ISA).

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00.00 GENERAL Performances

Here's the performances of the ATR 72-600


Balanced take off field length (ISA - SEA LEVEL @MTOW).
Landing field length (ISA SEA LEVEL MLW).
Maximum operational cruise altitude.
Maximum cruise speed.
Maximum range with maximum payload.

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00.00 GENERAL Hotel Mode

This mode, available on the RH engine, is used only on ground, to provide aircraft electrical supply and air conditioning.
Hotel Mode works with the LP and HP stages running and the propeller brake locked.
Hotel Mode = Right engine running + Propeller brake on + Gust lock on + right condition lever at feather.

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00.00 GENERAL Catering

A total of 7 ground services are provided throughout


the ATR for servicing purposes.
Fuel tanker.
Electrical ground power unit.
Ground loader.
Air conditionning Ground cart unit.
Galley service truck.
Lavatory service Truck.
Cabin cleaning.

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00.00 GENERAL Lights and Philosophy

In normal operation, all the flight compartment lights are off.


The use of lights to indicate correct operation is limited to a minimum (green illumination for normal operation).
Indication Green Normal operation.
"CAUTION" Amber Configuration not requiring immediate action. Time for taking action will be left to the crew's discretion.
Indication White Control position indication.
Neutralized abnormal configuration.
"WARNING" Red Configuration or failure requiring immediate action.
Indication Blue Normal transient configuration.

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Table of contents

00.00 GENERAL .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


2

Introduction ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
2

Production Chart ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Main Dimensions .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Weights and Loading ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Cabin Layout ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Cabin Cross Section ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Cockpit ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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Cockpit General Layout ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Composite Materials ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Engine ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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Performances ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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Hotel Mode ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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Catering ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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Lights and Philosophy ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................


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