An aircraft ‘boneyard’ for the storing of decommissioned aircraft is planned to be created near Alice Springs in Australia which will be initially span a 110 Hectare site.
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A boneyard is a parking place for planes being decommissioned from service, which will be stripped of parts like engines, electronics and wiring to be re-cycled. The America dessert’s Pinal Airpark in Arizona( for civil aircraft), California’s Mojave desert and many other deserts have for long been used as a bone yard for heaps of American decommissioned planes
Link : Google maps : Boneyard in Pinal park Arizona
Boneyard in Australia , Alice springs
The bone yard in Alice Springs Australia will be the first one in the southern hemisphere of a significant scale and will be a big market for the Asia and the Pacific carriers, because of the proximity to asia.
309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, near Pinal park
Among the factor that were considered when Alice Springs was chosen for the boneyard in Australia is the dry, arid climate which is perfect for the storage and preservation of aircraft.
The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group in Arizona
dessert is called the “The Boneyard”and it stores 4200 US military aircraft on a 1000 hectare site
Other Bone yards
Tucson Air Museum , south of Davis Monthan AFB In USA
Aviation Warehouse boneyard at El Mirag
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