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sumber : http://www.crookedbrains.net/2009/04/airplanes.html
Have you ever wondered or given a thought to what happens to the retired or decommissioned airliners once their flying days are over? Many of them are parted out and the fuselage is sold off as aluminum scrap. Only a few get away from this end and get transformed into personal residences, hotels, hostels, and cafes. And these are among those selected few.
Decommissioned airliners are repurposed into Sky Tram cars. ‘Imagine commuting to work in luxury seating at airplane speeds. As you approach your stop, you hardly notice the gentle slowing of the Sky Tram car.’
Jumbo 747 Airplane Hostel:
It not quite often that one gets to stretch their legs out comfortably in an airplane, but now anyone can afford to sleep in a jumbo 747. Jumbo Hostels of Sweden bought an old 747, and converted it into a hotel, and its situated in the Arlanda airport. The plane has a total of 25 rooms and 86 beds.
(Image credit: whiskymac).
People can also have a Concord Experience in Scotland, it was brought to National Museums Scotland in 2004 and after its restoration it was opened for public. An exhibition of the history of this fantastic aircraft inside the fuselage of the real thing makes it a real ‘Concord Experience“.
Fokker 100 Canteen:
This is the last 100-seat fuselage that Fokker made before it went out of business in 1996. In 2000 the Breda based metal company Stolwerk bought the fuselage and in 2004 it was ready to be used as canteen.
‘Situated on the edge of the Manuel Antonio National Park, the Costa Verde Resort features an incredible hotel suite set inside a 1965 Boeing 727 airplane.The two-bedroom, two-bathroom suite also includes a kitchenette, flat-screen tvs, a dining room, and a terrace with an ocean view.’
Airplane Homes by Max Power. Its offering reused Boeing aircrafts as private residences.
An 82 ft-long commercial airliner is used as the UK’s first classroom for primary school pupils. It was purchased for less than _ì20,000 and will be used as a geography class. Whiteboards, desks and laptops are fitted out in the cockpit to make it a ‘user-friendly learning space’ for a class of 30 pupils.
Its said to be the world’s fist Boeing 747 converted into a restaurant in the city of Mokpo, South Korea. The engines of 747 Jumbo has been converted to a daily privileged menu and it can accommodate up to 150 tables.
Plane Restaurant – A Former Alyemda – And One Time Aer Lingus (EI-AMW) – Boeing 707:
Colorado Springs, Colorado – Dine In A Plane:
Yet another plane restaurant, location: unknown.