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Retirement draws near for Loganair's trusty Saab 340s

With its fleet of Saab 340s on the verge of retirement, Loganair gave enthusiasts and employees the opportunity to bid farewell to the Swedish turboprop at a special event in Glasgow. Stewart Marshall reflects the type’s career with Scotland’s airline

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ATR 42-600S: The STOL airliner capable of taking off in just 800m

With an estimated 1,200 short-field capable turboprops nearing retirement, ATR is looking to fill the void with its new ATR 42-600S STOL. Lee Cross takes a look at the latest addition to the best-selling regional airliner family

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Reflecting on the British Aerospace ATP after European ops end

It is no more, it has ceased to be, it is bereft of life, it rests in peace… This is an ex-parrot. Well, in Europe at least... Stephen Skinner looks back at the the budgie’s big brother – the British Aerospace ATP

Deutsche Aircraft reveals D328eco launch customer

Deutsche Aircraft has signed a deal for the delivery of five D328eco aircraft.

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Upgrading 80-year-old Douglas DC-3s with turboprop engines: how it’s done

Few aircraft have proven their versatility and durability like the ubiquitous Douglas DC-3. Today, one company continues to capitalise on the type’s popularity by modernising these 80-year-old veterans to make them capable of operating in some of the Earth’s most unforgiving environments. Andreas Spaeth visits Basler Turbo Conversions to find out more

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ATR turboprops to Uzbekistan

A new regional airline called Silk Avia is to acquire Franco-Italian-built turboprops. Read more here…

Why ATR is close to re-entering the Chinese market

The Franco-Italian manufacturer has reported several positive developments in China for its ATR 42-600 turboprop. Find out what here…

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EVO: Insight into ATR's sustainable turboprop project

ATR will officially launch its new EVO turboprop by the end of next year. Richard Schuurman caught up with Stéphane Viala, the OEM’s senior vice president of engineering, to learn more about the project

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How Bristol’s second Britannia nearly met its end

The second prototype Bristol Britannia met an ignominious end, sitting on the Severn mudflats, repeatedly being submerged by the tide before it could be salvaged. But the outcome of a major engine problem could have been far worse

QUIZ: The Ultimate Turboprop Trivia

They play a vital role in commercial aviation, maintaining crucial air bridges in regional markets at a faction of the cost of conventional jet aircraft, and yet they’re often misunderstood and underappreciated. This week we pay homage to the humble turboprop – how much do you know?