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Bazilian DC-10 being scrapped in France

Here’s a photo of a Brazilian DC-10 being scrapped in France at Chateauroux, who also took the photo.We’re looking at scrapyards and how aviation can better manage the waste from scrapped jetliners.

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AOM DC-10 being scrapped

Here’s an AOM DC-10 being scrapped in France at Chateauroux, who took the photo. This week in our publication Flight International we’re looking at how airlines can better manage scrapyard waste.

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Aircraft graveyard on the cover of Flight International 11-17 Jan as we look at how to recycle old jets

A scene uncommon at airports but frequent at scrapyards–a DC-10 nose upright–is on the cover of this week’s Flight International magazine for our feature article: aviation under pressure to reduce landfill waste from scrapped airliners. The DC-10 is seen as Chateauroux Air Centre in France and photographed by the scrapyard.Also featured this week are: Is […]

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Orbis “Flying Eye Hospital” DC-10

This was one of two articles about aircraft used for humanitarian missions. Here you can read the second article, which was about a C-27J providing assistance in Mali and other African nations. The coming year will serve as a sort of long goodbye for Orbis International’s current “Flying Eye Hospital”. Operated by the non-profit organisation […]

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Firefighting DC-10 available to lease

A McDonnell Douglas DC-10 firefighting-configured aircraft is available for lease to European governments. The US-registered aircraft – the second of only two DC-10s available in this configuration – is owned and operated by Victorville, California-based 10 Tanker Air Carrier and is being promoted through international air charter broker Air Partner.  Continue reading… 

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