The ATR 72-600, configured with 68 to 74 seats, is equipped with a new avionics suite including LCD screens, CAT IIIA approach system and a new multi-purpose computer (MPC) easing piloting and maintenance tasks. It features a new cabin interior design, as well as PW 127M engines and Hamilton Standard Ratier 568F six-blade propellers. Maximum takeoff weight is established at 23,000 kg, with 7,500 kg of maximum payload. Its cruise speed is 275 knots (510 km/h) and has a maximum range of 900 nautical miles (1,660 km). The ATR 72-600, as the previous ATR 72 aircraft versions, is recognized as the most efficient regional aircraft with the lowest seat-mile costs.
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