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VIDEO: US Airforce's Aircraft 'Boneyard'

Lifestyle / Travel : Foder's Travel Blog

Okay, we're ready for an Arizona trip now. The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (the "Boneyard") is home to 5,000 retired military aircraft, just taking a break from flying.

Why Airliners get sent to the Boneyard

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In many aviation online communities I see many of the same fundamental question: why did this one type of airliner outlast newer ones? Why did they get rid of this one type? When are they finally going to retire this plane? And so o...

Why Aircraft Boneyards Exist in the First Place

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A long time ago (and by that I mean this past weekend) I did this write-up about the various economic and engineering factors that determine at what point an airliner retires and gets sent to the boneyard. Read more...

Delta 747 makes low pass over airline 'boneyard'

Travel / Air Travel : USAToday: Flights

A Delta 747 makes a low pass over an airline "boneyard" in Arizona where it will be retired.        

Photos: Riding a retiring jetliner to the airline 'boneyard'


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