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With an estimated 12,000 aircraft retiring in the next 2 decades, aircraft recycling offers a broad range of opportunities for expanding your aerospace business. As the international aerospace community continues its focus on environmental issues and landfill regulations mount, asset owners are looking for efficient, revenue-building and environmentally-sound methods for aircraft disposal. From parts distribution, to dismantling, through materials recycling, aerospace leaders are developing new strategies for management of end-of-life aircraft. Have you considered opportunities in end-of-life aircraft?

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  • As the leading international association representing the aircraft recycling industry, AFRA offers a variety of opportunities to grow your business.

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    The AFRA Accreditation Program - based on the AFRA BMP Guide - is the only industry-developed standard for aircraft disassembly and aircraft materials recycling.

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    Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATE&M)
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    November-December 2013
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