Join Now!
Home Aircraft Recycling Directory Membership Accreditation Events News & Information About Us

How dead airplanes get a second life
30 March 2012 - CNN

Airplane crews have retirement plans, but disposing of retired airplanes is a bit more difficult.

After all, you can't just chuck a 43,090-kilo airplane into a garbage can.

With up to 12,000 aircraft likely to be decommissioned by 2020, according to the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA), and replaced by newer models, aircraft owners must find ways of dealing with the retirees.



14 April 2014
Aviation Week & Space Technology
Scrambling for Parts

February - March 2014
Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATE&M)
From Cradle to Cradle: the aim of the Aircraft Recycling Industry

5 March 2014
MRO Network News
Creative solutions for older aircraft

Jan 2014
recycling today
On auto pilot

November-December 2013
Creative developments: End-of-life solutions

13 December 2013
AFRA Promotes Global Collaboration at Aircraft Recycling Symposium

13 December 2013
Press Release
AFRA Promotes Global Collaboration at Aircraft Recycling Symposium

Copyright © 2006-2014 Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association
Images generously provided by: Air Salvage International, Aircraft End-of-Life Solutions & Châteauroux Air Centre.

2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 503
Washington, DC 20007

Tel: +1.202.347.6898
Fax: +1.202.347.6894