This aircraft model replicates the ATR 42, a twin-turboprop, short-haul regional airliner.
The ATR 42 is a twin-turboprop, short-haul regional airliner built in France and Italy by ATR. The ATR-42 made its maiden flight in August 1984, and initial version was on the production line until 1996. It is totally new generation aircraft with new engines, new propellers, improved hot and high performance, increased weight capacity and an improved passenger cabin. This specific model is painted in the American Eagle paint scheme. American Eagle Airlines is a certificated air carrier based in Fort Worth, TX. American Eagle is considered to be the world's largest regional airline system; they operate over 1,800 flights a day and serve 159 cities across the USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!