The ATR-72 didn't have an autothrottle and there was no link between the autopilot and the throttle controls. This is pretty common on smaller/midsized regional aircraft.

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Admiral Cloudberg

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Analyzer of plane crashes and author of upcoming book (eventually™). Contact me via @Admiral_Cloudberg on Reddit or by email at kylanddempsey@gmail.com.

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