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Minimum length required for the runway landing and takeoff of ATR 72-600?

What is the minimun length required for the runway landing and takeoff of ATR 72-600? obs: altitude of 1000ft at 30 degrees
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What is the benefit of a horn aileron?

Like the one above. Is it just so that you can hinge closer to the leading edge of the aileron? Why did the designers of the ATR-72 elect to use this feature?
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How safe are ATR 72/42 planes? [closed]

I'm flying end of December and they seem to have issues with icing? Is this something I should be worried about? Thanks.
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Materials usually used in dorsals fins specifically in the ATR 72

I am an aerospace engineering student and I am having problems finding information about the materials usually used in the dorsal fin of an aircraft. I would also like to know the kind of stress and ...
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What is the correct procedure for opening the cockpit escape hatch on an ATR-72?

I’m hoping someone can help me understand the correct procedure for opening the cockpit escape hatch on an ATR-72. As I understand it, the operator must hold the rear handle, and pull the forward ...
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What is the correct procedure for operating the engine fire extinguishers on an ATR72?

I am developing an application for airport fire crew and ground staff. Part of the application is to familiarize users with emergency procedures of various aircraft. I have a few questions about the ...
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How and why does the ATR-72 sometimes use reverse thrust to push back from its parking position?

Travelling with Czech Airlines via Prague in an ATR-72 I have already experienced multiple times that instead of pushback service the planes simply used their reverse thrust to leave their parking ...
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DC Generator on hotel mode ATR 72-600

Does the time an ATR 72-600 is running in hotel mode contribute to the flight hour (FH) limit of the DC Generator? Does running an ATR 72-600 in hotel mode degrade the DC Generator brush differently ...
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What is the tail strike pitch angle of the ATR-72?

What is the maximum pitch attitude an ATR-72 can be during takeoff or landing, without having a tail strike?
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Is there an indication in the cockpit when the refueling control panel door is open on the ATR72?

Is there any indication (light, MFD/SD displays) in the cockpit of opened/closed refueling control panel door in ATR72-600?
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What are these holes at the right front of the ATR72? [duplicate]

The ATR-72 has these 3 holes at the right front of the fuselage. They are marked as Captain, F/O and StandBy. It says do not obstruct, and the area inside the red lines must be smooth and clean. What ...
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What does the ATR72-600 MFD System display look like?

I'm curious how MFD System display looks in real life in ATR72-600, especially electrical mode. I've found three different images showing it, but they seems to be ambiguous. Last one attached comes ...
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What are the visual differences between the ATR42 and the ATR72?

I tried to find the visual differences between the ATR42 and the ATR72. I downloaded some images from Google but I can't find any. Would you help me?
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How can I use a Bluetooth headset in an ATR 72 cockpit?

Is there any device available to connect a pair of Bluetooth earphones to the audio system of an ATR 72 aircraft, to receive and transmit on the radio? The stock headsets are horrible. I own a David ...
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What is the stick at the bottom of the tail on a ATR-72?

During my last flight I observed the ATR-72 has a stick protruding from the bottom of the fuselage, near the back of the airplane. See the bottom of the fuselage in this picture, slightly to the left ...
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What's this hole on the ATR-72?

There is a hole on the belly fairing circled in yellow. I guess is an air intake but I tried searching some info and couldn't find anything. Source
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Engine(?) & Pressurization Problem in ATR-72 [closed]

To clarify, I'm an aviation enthusiast, not a pilot. I have a question for ATR pilots (or anyone with knowledge of the ATR systems). While travelling on an ATR-72, about 15 mins after takeoff (and ...
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Why are so many ATR involved in accidents in the past years`?

I asked myself a question why are so many ATR involved in accidents in the past years? ATR-72, 16 October 2013, Lao Airlines Flight 301 ATR-42, 19 October 2013, P2-PXY, Air Niugini ATR-72, 23 July ...
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Where can I find the various operating limitations of the ATR 72-500? [closed]

Where can I find the various operating limitations of the ATR 72-500? Is there any document that lists them?