Changes Underway In Aircraft RecyclingLindsay Bjerregaard
An estimated 12,000 aircraft will retire within the next two decades, according to the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association. Within the end of life process, companies are looking for more cost-efficient, resourceful and environmentally friendly strategies for dealing with disassembled parts and materials. In a market valued at over $80 million a year, there have been a number of recent updates, expansions and innovations within aircraft recycling. Here is a rundown of some big players making moves to meet the growing demand for aircraft recycling.