What is the difference between ATR 72-500 and 600?

What is the difference between ATR 72-500 and 600?

Very minor changes are present between the two airplane types (even the engine remains unchanged), and the largest difference lies in cockpit, which is all glass on the ATR 72-600, as opposed to a mix of mechanical and electronic displays on the -500.

How much fuel does a ATR 72 use?

Commuter flights

Model First flight Fuel per seat
Antonov An-158 (241 nmi) 2010 5.47 L/100 km (43.0 mpg‑US)
ATR 42-500 1995 3.15 L/100 km (75 mpg‑US)
ATR 72-500 1997 2.53 L/100 km (93 mpg‑US)
Beechcraft 1900D (226 nm) 1982 6.57 L/100 km (35.8 mpg‑US)

What is the current model of ATR 72 600?

The current production version is the ATR 72-600 series. On 2 October 2007, ATR CEO Stéphane Mayer announced the launch of the −600 series aircraft; the ATR 42–600 and ATR 72–600 featured various improvements to increase efficiency, dispatch reliability, lower fuel burn and operating costs.

What are the specs of ATR 72-600?

The ATR 72-600 is powered by two Pratt and Whitney Canada PWC127M engines. The engine is able to produce a maximum thrust of 2,509 kW (3,365 shp) and mechanical power of 2,050 kW (2,750 shp) for each engine. This aircraft is supported by two integral fuel tanks having a fuel capacity of 5,700 liters.

What is the maximum payload of ATR 72?

Each optimized container has 2.8 m 3 (99 cu ft) of usable volume and maximum payload is 435 kg (960 lb). As of July 2019, 775 ATR 72s were in airline service, with a further 171 on order.

How many ATR 72-600 aircraft can carry a container?

This kit allows ATR 72-600 aircraft to be operated as passenger aircraft during the day and as a cargo plane at night. Each optimized container has a volume of 2.8 m³ and can transport goods up to a total weight of 500 kg. ATR 72-600 can carry up to 13 ATR containers.