We invite you to watch this video which provides best practices on the ATR pilot pre-flight external inspection.
Updated in Dec 2021. In the current context, you may need to temporarily switch to cargo operations, using the cabin to transport freight. While this may require the formal authorization from your local authorities, you will find in this article useful advice for establishing these operations in a safe manner.
Actualizado diciembre 2021. En el contexto actual, es posible que deba adaptar temporalmente su operación al transporte de carga usando la cabina de pasajeros. Si bien esto puede requerir la autorización de la Autoridad Nacional competente, encontrará en este artículo consejos útiles para establecer estas operaciones de una manera segura.
The ATR fleet has encountered serious events of intentional continuous descent below the published glide path and without confirming the visual reference. This article provides a pilot’s perspective of the challenges our flight crews face on a daily basis and emphasizes the key safety barriers identified in our industry.
This article written by the RAeS Human Factors Group in Engineering (HFG:E) project team is an extract from the monthly magazine of the Royal Aeronautical Society, issued in September 2020.
ATR recently updated the Maintenance Procedure to be performed following Abnormal Runway Contact at landing, including Hard Landing events. It is the opportunity to provide the highlights of these changes.
Find out everything you need to know about the air flow in the #ATR cabin. As more and more airlines and passengers are taking to the skies again we share the necessary steps we’re proactively encouraging our operators to take to ensure that everyone can feel confident about getting back on board and enjoying their flight.
Several safety initiatives have been launched at international level to tackle safety challenges related to ground maintenance operations. ATR was informed in 2018 and 2019 of major ground incidents linked to engine run-up maintenance tests. Fortunately, no fatalities were linked to these events but major damage were reported and 3 ATR aircraft were declared beyond economical repair (hull loss). This article is about preventing the re-occurrence of such incidents by sharing best practices.
The importance of active monitoring is a recurrent key messages provided during ATR Flight Safety conferences. Presentations such as “Watch your speed in cruise”, “Watch your speed in approach” and “Prevention of loss of control” all emphasized this point.
ATR promotes best practices during Ground Handling via a set of 8 clear posters. You are free to download either the one which gathers all 8 pictures or download one by one each poster.