Eerie photos have emerged of hundreds of retired aircraft parked in rows and set formations in aviation graveyards across America.
The ‘boneyards’ in Arizona, California and New Mexico are home to hundreds of retired commercial and military aircraft that are stored in the dry desert conditions to prevent them from going rusty.
Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Lockheed and Airbus store planes at these bases, with the hope the planes will fly again. However many are eventually scrapped or used for spare parts.
There are 11 major bases across the U.S. that are used to store retired planes, yet these images are taken from largest and most densely populated bases.
These are the Pinal Airpark in Marana and the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona, California’s Southern Logistics Airport in Victorville and the Mojave Air & Space Port, and the Roswell International Air Center in Roswell, New Mexico.
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