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Why are aircraft retired and what happens to them?

Why are aircraft retired and what happens to them?

While an aircraft age does play a part in retirement, its lifespan is actually determined by the number of pressurisation cycles it undergoes. Every time an aircraft takes off, the cabin needs to be pressurised to ensure cabin crew and passengers can breathe comfortably at high altitudes. This pressurisation process causes considerable stress on the airframe,…

Are Aircraft Pods the new outdoor craze?

Are Aircraft Pods the new outdoor craze?

We are seeing an ever-growing variety of stunning summerhouses, bars and quirky man caves. However, this garden space has made its way to the top of our list! One creative customer has transformed an ex-A320 fuselage into an incredible garden office – pretty stunning, eh? It really is a no-brainer we are seeing more of…

A final chance to say goodbye to G-CIVM

Another 747 to make its way through our facility in Wales was G-CIVM. The globe trotting jumbo has been to all corners of the world since 1997 until very recently when it began retirement as many quad jets are phased across all airlines. It set off on its final voyage on 16th March making a…

What a lot of flying!

There’s few aircraft that can claim to have flown 50,000,000 miles in their life but G-ZZZC is part of the fairly exclusive club! Not only this but G-ZZZC was the first 777 in Europe! G-ZZZC started life all the way back in 1995. Remember the 1995? Michael Jackson was releasing Earth Song and DVDs were…

Another Jumbo Lands

Good news for all 747 fans! A plethora of new items have been added to our shop. All the goodies from G-CIVG have been parted out and put on sale for enthusiasts to get their hands on. We’ve got a whole range of stuff from seat numbers all the way up to the thrust control…

Shop Now Open

There are a great assortment of things available now in our shop ranging from small stocking fillers such as a life jacket all the way up to emergency escape hatches and engine exhausts. Get stuck in and see what we’ve got!

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