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Mount Cook ATR 72-500 (no cracks visible)

From the FlyPHANUK gallery on Flightglobal AirSpace, here’s a great shot of one of Mount Cook Airline’s ATR 72-500s (a 1999-built airframe, ZK-MCJ) to illustrate the grounding of some of its fleet due to hairline cracks around the windows.  Credit: FlyPHANUK on Flightglobal/AirSpace

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ATR celebrates 30th anniversary

Avions Transport Régional (ATR) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with this ATR 72-212 in a special “30 years ATR” livery. Azul Linhas Aéreas will take delivery of the aircraft following a presentation at the 2011 Paris air show at Le Bourget. ATR was formed in November 1981 by Aerospatiale (now EADS) and Aeritalia […]

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