Weight & dimensions
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The ATR 42-500 is a further upgraded version of the ATR-42 series, a twin-turboprop regional airliner produced by ATR, with final assembly in Toulouse, France.
The first delivery of the ATR-42-500 occurred during October 1995. It has many improvements for performance and passenger comfort, including new engines, new propellers, a newly designed cabin, and increased weight. It has six-bladed propellers powered by PW127E engines rated at 2,400 shp (1,800 kW) for improved hot and high performance and increased cruise speed.