ATR would change its corporate structure and launch a new turboprop

One of the innovations arising within the framework of the Dubai Airshow 2017 involves the joint venture between Airbus and Leonardo. At a press conference at the Dubai Air Show, Christian Scherer, Chief Executive of ATR has indicated that the Airbus-Leonardo joint venture could be restructured into a limited liability company in order to increase management flexibility, accept new investors and get better funding options before the possible launch of a larger turboprop that could include conventional or disruptive technologies such as hybrid electric propulsion. The proposal has just begun, Airbus…

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