Airplanes Find Second Careers As Homes, Hotels (PHOTOS)

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In the eco-conscious era we're living in, nearly everything gets recycled, even airplanes. Old planes are no longer tossed aside like so many beer cans. The construction possibilities are too tantalizing and too numerous.

Airplane wings become roofs and decks as fuselages become hotels and restaurants. Turns out airplanes become modular homes when they fall into the hands of the junk-yard avant garde.


Variations are nearly endless, but compiled here are some particularly impressive entrees in the hopefully growing genre of aerocycling.


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mustanggrgr2

LOVE THOSE PLANES WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I WISH I COULD HAVE PLANE HOMES.......

July 08 2011 at 1:21 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
topsy43

Awesome way to use old airplanes

July 07 2011 at 10:23 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Wwhatever747

Only in my dreams, these are neat.

July 03 2011 at 4:55 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
mrbillschulte

What does this have to do with the title of the article? Content, content,content. I was expecting a desert plain full of parked planes. This is more of a remodelers dream and his neihbors nightmare.

July 03 2011 at 2:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
boarsnest9

Why not.

July 03 2011 at 2:51 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
EASY59RIDER

gotta tell ya--- very creative and some just really out there----some-one has a very rich imagination--and that is good!

July 03 2011 at 2:05 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
rheld6534

how would one find out about getting a plane to do a restaurant , delivered on my site and set up?

July 03 2011 at 11:02 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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Thomas Bennington

Hey there rheld6534:
If you're serious about an airliner as a restaurant, send me and email and we'll talk.
tom@maxpoweraero.com
Thank you,
Thomas Bennington
Max Power

July 07 2011 at 9:49 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dnmbear

And you can "have a wing"!

July 03 2011 at 10:28 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
gsemmes3

Would someone provide information about how and where to uy these old planes? Thanks. GV3

July 03 2011 at 9:46 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
gsemmes3

Would someone provide information about how to buy these old planes? Thanks. GV3

July 03 2011 at 9:45 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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R M Wigzell

There are thousands of airliners that have been scrapped. Many are lying around in "graveyards", usually in desert areas in the USA. Check out "Aircraft Boneyard" on Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_boneyard
cheers

July 03 2011 at 10:54 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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