ATR has achieved an important milestone with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certifying its regional turboprop aircraft ATR 72 and 42 powered by the new Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127XT-M engine. Pratt claims that the new engine series enables next-level efficiency and extended time (XT) on the wing for its aircraft, bringing benefits of a 20% reduction in maintenance costs and a 3% improvement in fuel consumption compared to the PW127-M. Stephane Viala, Senior Vice President of Engineering, ATR said: “Receiving EASA type certification is an important step towards entry into service of this new standard engine on our ATR
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