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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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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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Where can I find documentation on the A/C Pack of an ATR 42/72?

Where would I find the document to use the temperature Gun on the ATR 42/72 conditioner pack. I have a #1 pack unserviceable. the flight compartment is hot. I want to map a temperature chart of the ...
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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?

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