Recycling an old UA B757

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  1. Captain Oveur
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    The Seattle Times published today, what I think, is a fascinating video on what happened to those retired B757s.

    90 seconds long, plus 15-second ad.
     
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    Yikes, definitely made my skin crawl!
     
  3. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    "Later this year, Boeing will announce additional tests with the ecoDemonstrator 757, which was leased for testing purposes. After the flights are complete, Boeing will work with the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association and the lessor, Stifel's aircraft finance division, to recycle the 757 using environmental best practices."

    http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2015-03...-Flight-Tests-Focus-on-Aerodynamic-Efficiency

    Tearing it to shreds with a CAT is the environmental best practice?
     
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  4. avflyer
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    What impressed me was the pounding this bird took before it succumbed. "If it's not Boeing, I'm not going".
     
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