Bhutan’s Drukair has ordered an ATR 42-600 equipped with the new ClearVision system.
airline will be the first operator to benefit from the advantages
of ClearVision’s Combined Vision System (CVS), incorporating the
Enhanced Vision System (EVS) which improves visibility and the
Synthetic Vision System (SVS) which generates images of terrain
and obstacles using an extensive database.
The new ATR
42-600 is expected to be delivered to Drukair in July 2019.
Drukair has been operating ATR 42s since 2011 and
operates in challenging environments, serving small airports in
the Himalayan Mountains. Certified last year, the ATR -600’s
latest Standard 3 avionics includes RNP AR 0.3/0.3, which further
enhances airfield accessibility and operational performance.
Tandi Wangchuk, Chief Executive Officer of Drukair,
said, “Purchasing another ATR was a natural decision. The
improvements delivered by the -600 series’ new Standard 3
avionics, along with the ClearVision CVS system add significant
operational and thus economic value. We also look forward to
welcoming passengers into the most modern cabin in regional
aviation and offering them the most comfortable in-flight
ATR Chief Executive Officer,
Christian Scherer, added, “Drukair’s decision to purchase the
latest version of our product not only validates the versatility
and operational efficiency of our -600 series aircraft, but also
affirms the value of our policy of continuous development.
Offering valuable solutions which have a genuine and immediate
impact on our customer’s business will always be a priority for us
at ATR. We look forward to contributing to the famous “Gross
National Happiness” of the people of Bhutan, long into the
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