This model is very nice and includes a detailed virtual cockpit, great lighting, and several moving parts. Special instructions are included in the download for setting up the autopilot functions. Includes ATR photoreal panel and flight deck with working yokes in main panel and flightdeck, panel VC and autopilot, pilots in cockpit, working radar showing AI traffic, night light on main panel, all controlled by switches. Delta Connection is the name under which a number of individually owned regional airlines and ComAir operate short and medium haul routes in association with Delta Air Lines Inc. The ATR 42 is a twin-turboprop, short-haul regional airliner built in France by ATR. The name '42' comes from the aircraft's seating, which varies from 40 to 50. The aircraft was the basis for the ATR 72. he ATR 42-300 was announced in 1981, making its maiden flight on 16 August 1984; French and Italian certification followed in September 1985 and its first revenue flight was in December of the same year with Air Littoral of France. This initial version of the ATR42 was on production line until 1996. The next upgrade for product was ATR42-320 (also withdrawn in 1996) differed in having the more powerful PW-121 engines for better hot and high performance. ATR42-300QC is a quick change freight/passenger version of the standard -300 series. Current production version is -500 series. It is totally new generation aircraft with new engines, new propellers, improved hot and high performance, increased weight capacity and an improved passenger cabin. The 50-seat ATR 42-500 was first certificated in July 1995. As of January 2009 at least 401 ATR 42s have been delivered worldwide with up to 18 aircraft on order. The ATR-500 is the current production version. The first delivery was in October 1995. It is a completely new design with a lot of new improvements for performance and passenger comfort. It has new engines, new propellers, newly designed cabin and increased weight capacity. It has six-bladed propellers turned by PW127E engines rated at 2,400 shp (1,800 kW) for improved hot and high performance and greatly increased cruise speed. The engines are flat rated for +45C. Propellers are completely electrically controlled and composite material. It also has an increased maximum takeoff weight, allowing for more cargo and greater range (up to 1,500 nm). Due the six-bladed propellers and better insulation, it has a highly decreased noise level inside the cabin with new "elegance" style cabin. The newest version have CATII capability and dual Honeywell HT1000 FMS installation. For more information on the ATR 42 aircraft, see the Wikipedia description.
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