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ATR ATR-72-210

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Name ATR-72-210
Manufacturer ATR
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
Type code L2T
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

ATR ATR-72-210

ATR ATR-72-210 ATR ATR-72-210 3D


An improved hot/high perrformance version of the ATR 72-200 with PW127 engines rated at 1,849kW (2,480shp). ATCPS power 2,059 kW (2,760shp). Carries 17 to 19 more passengers than standard ATR 72. View the manufacturer's factsheet which also includes data on the ATR 72-200 (ICAO code AT72).

Technical Data

Wing span 27.050 m88.747 ft <br />
Length 27.166 m89.127 ft <br />
Height 7.65 m25.098 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 2.480 SHP PWC PW127E turboprops with 6 blade propellers.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) 113 kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 279 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) 109 kts
Distance 1211 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 902 m
MTOW 2150021,500 kg <br />21.5 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL250 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 805805 nm <br />1,490,860 m <br />1,490.86 km <br />4,891,272.969 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AT73

  • AT73, en-route, Roselawn IN USA, 1994 (On 31 October 1994, an ATR 72 exited controlled flight after a flap retraction when descending through 9000 feet was followed by autopilot disconnect and rapid and very large un-commanded roll inputs from which recovery, not within the scope of received crew training, was not achieved. The investigation found this roll upset had been due to a sudden and unexpected aileron hinge moment reversal after ice accretion on the upper wings aft of the leading edge pneumatic de-icing boots during earlier holding in icing conditions which had been - unknown to the crew - outside the icing certification envelope.)