Engineer Spends $220,000 Upcycling A Retired Boeing 727 Into A Home In The Woods

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The plane looks just like an ordinary jetliner, complete with wings and landing gear, except that it rests on pillars. However, the inside of this unusual home is quite a different picture. The plane’s interior has been changed quite significantly to make as much free living space as possible out of its 1,066 square feet. However, Campbell plans to improve the airplane from the inside with features like a working lavatory, LED lighting, and seating.

If you’re interested in more information on this recycled airplane home, go visit Campbell’s website, where he explains his beautiful project in great detail.

More info: Website (h/t: huffpost)

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Still from the video by Even Quach

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Image credits: John Brecher

Retirement into an aerospace class castle should be every jetliner’s constructive fate. They should never be mindlessly scrapped” – said Bruce Campbell, the aircraft’s owner (and resident).

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Image credits: John Brecher

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Image credits: John Brecher

Shredding a beautiful and scintillating jetliner is a tragedy in waste, and a profound failure of human imagination.

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Still from the video by Even Quach

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Still from the video by Even Quach

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Image credits: John Brecher

Jetliners are masterful works of aerospace science, and their superlative engineering grace is unmatched by any other structures people can live within.

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Image credits: John Brecher

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Still from the video by Even Quach

They’re incredibly strong, durable, and long lived. And they easily withstand any earthquake or storm. Their interior is easy to keep immaculately clean because they are sealed pressure canisters.

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Image credits: Airplane Home

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Image credits: John Brecher

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Image credits: Even Quach

You need to acquire two things: An airliner, and suitable land to host it.

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Image credits: John Brecher

Then you need to transport your airliner to your land. That’s the most daunting challenge.

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Image credits: Airplane Home

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Image credits: John Brecher

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Image credits: John Brecher

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Hi I am an old hippie, a "beat" poet and novelist, and digital artist. I was co -editor and publisher of "Alpha Beat Press" alpha beat soup, bouillabaisse and cokefish and cokefishing in alpha beat soup with my late husband Dave Christy. My novel "eeenie meenie minee moe is for sale on amazon books. my other blogs are http://tilliespuncturedromance.wordpress.com about humor and the weird. The blog is named after a Charlie Chaplin movie. http://concretebologna.wordpress.com a blog about world art.

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