Properly disposing of spent aircraft is an issue among stakeholders in Australia’s aviation industry and even among people in the recycling business. An increasing demand for air travel worldwide has the potential to sap more flight hours out of existing airframes, and fans of Australian aviation will have heard stories about fresh RAAF Spitfires supposedly buried outside Oakey, Queensland after World War II to avoid a date with the demilitarisation scrap heap. If you have some aircraft parts that can be reprocessed for other uses, credible scrap metal merchants like Global Resources can pay you for them.
According to Goberis, some airline firms give well-flown passenger aeroplanes a “second life” by converting them into cargo transports. However, undertaking the conversion in the first place already needs further market research and checking the entire airframe for stress. If a firm decides to temporarily put the plane in storage pending demand resurgence, it may have to pay aroun