Posts Tagged “ATR”

Premium #300 – Looking out to 2035

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Premium #300 – Looking out to 2035






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Hybrid Electric Propulsion Systems

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Recently, Airbus Group and Siemens signed an agreement in which they agreed to collaborate on hybrid electric propulsion systems.   This is ground breaking, but should be seen in context – Airbus has been prominently displaying its tiny electric powered E-Fan aircraft at air shows for some time.  In the noise and roar at air shows,…

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Aircraft List Prices – Part 1 (50-100 seats)

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Aircraft List Prices – Part 1 (50-100 seats)






It is well known that list prices for commercial aircraft are no guide to market pricing.  The list numbers are nowhere close to reality. However, list prices do provide a useful guide to OEM market posture. List prices send signals to competitors even if competitors know that, ultimately, the customer will grind vendors down to…

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A visit with ATR

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A visit with ATR






ATR, the European turboprop maker, is touring the United States and Canada with an ATR72-600.  This is their top of the line model.  The aircraft is powered by P&WC PW127 engines.  A revised version of that engine is now in use by Avianca, the PW127N, which provides more hot and high power. We met the…

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ATR is coming to the US – again

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ATR is coming to the US – again






ATR, the world’s largest maker of commercial turboprops, is trying to reenter the North American market.  This past week the company has been showing off its latest iteration, the ATR72-600 in Canada.  This is part of a two week sales tour of North America. The aircraft outsells the competing Bombardier Q400 everywhere, except North America. …

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Premium #213 – The US Scope Clause – Aberration and Annoyance

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Premium #213 – The US Scope Clause – Aberration and Annoyance






“Scope Clauses” are collectively bargained contractual terms in pilot union agreements with US major carriers that place restrictions on how many and what size of aircraft regional airlines may operate.  Typically, these restrict regionals to aircraft under 86,000 pounds and no more than 76 seats. Their goal is to protect union jobs at the major airline…

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