Welcome back to The Daily Aviation for a feature on the painstaking procedures the US Military takes to preserve retired or unused aircraft at the USAF David-Montham Air Force Base, affectionately known as “The Boneyard”.
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The US is the world’s largest aircraft boneyard, scrapping billions of dollars’ worth of planes every year.
The sheer size of the boneyard – which spans over 300 square miles – is staggering, and it’s only going to continue to grow as the aviation industry transitions towards more environmentally-friendly modes of transportation.
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