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Here’s What Happens To Airplanes When They’re Too Old To Fly

Airplanes can’t fly forever, so what happens when they’re too old to take to the skies? Many of them make a final flight to a disassembly specialist like Air Salvage International to be painstakingly broken up for recycling or transport to a landfill. “They’re fully airworthy when they arrive and sometimes look like they’re about to go on another trip with a load of holiday-makers on board,” Mark Gregory, ASI’s founder and CEO, told The Huffington Post. “It can be quite sad.” ( More...

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