Pakistan Navy ATR 72 to be Modified as Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) in Germany

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Re: Pakistan Navy ATR 72 to be Modified for Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) at Dusseldorf Monchengladbach Airport - Germany

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Pakistan Navy ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) now modified as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) photographed at Mönchengladbach Airport in Germany on June 9, 2022.

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2022-06-09 MGL 77 ATR72-500 PAKISTAN NAVY 1 Kopie by Jürgen Coenen, on Flickr

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2022-06-09 MGL 77 ATR72-500 PAKISTAN NAVY Kopie by Jürgen Coenen, on Flickr

On June 27, 2020,, Pakistan Navy ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) arrived at Mönchengladbach Airport (Germany) as ferry flight PN77 from Karachi to be modified as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) aircraft. The aircraft had departed from Karachi on June 25, 2020.

Ferry flight route was:

Karachi (Pakistan) -> Tabuk Regional Airport (Saudi Arabia) -> Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (Turkey) -> Munich International Airport (Germany) -> Mönchengladbach Airport (Germany)

ATR 72-500 with serial number 77 was formally inducted in Pakistan Navy in a ceremony held at PNS Mehran Naval Air Station - Karachi on August 31, 2016.

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Re: Pakistan Navy ATR 72 to be Modified for Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) at Dusseldorf Monchengladbach Airport - Germany

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On June 22, Pakistan Navy ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) modified in Germany as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) performed test flight "PN77" from & to Dusseldorf Monchengladbach Airport - Germany. Maximum altitude gained by the aircraft during the test flight was 24,025 feet.

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Re: Pakistan Navy ATR 72 to be Modified for Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) at Dusseldorf Monchengladbach Airport - Germany

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July 2 photos of Pakistan Navy ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) modified as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) at Dusseldorf Monchengladbach Airport - Germany.

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Re: Pakistan Navy ATR 72 to be Modified as Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) in Germany

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Pakistan Navy ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) after getting modified as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) to leave Dusseldorf Monchengladbach Airport - Germany for delivery flight to Pakistan with technical stops including Ciampino (CIA) - Italy and Antalya (AYT) - Turkey.

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Pakistan Navy (PN) ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) delivery flight "PN77" from Germany to Pakistan.

August 5 - Dusseldorf (Germany) to Rome (Italy).

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August 5 - Rome (Italy) to Antalya (Turkey).

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How old is this aircraft
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^ This ATR 72-500 is construction number 808 built in 2008. It's first flight was on July 4, 2008.

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Pakistan Navy ATR 72-500 (serial number 77) Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) on its delivery flight to Pakistan expected to arrive at Tabuk Regional Airport/Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Airport - Saudi Arabia from Antalya - Turkey.

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Pakistan Navy (PN) ATR 72-500 (aircraft serial number 77) Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) delivery flight "PN77" from Germany to Pakistan seen over the Gulf of Oman around 7:07 PM Pakistan local time today.

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Upgraded ATR 72-500 serial number 79 roll out and ATR 72-500 serial number 77 induction into Pakistan Navy ceremony held at PNS Mehran Naval Air Station - Karachi on September 29.

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