Aircraft being used for PlaneTags (Photo: MotoArt)

How Aircraft Are Given a Second Life Through Upcycling

When aircraft reach retirement age, their years of service are often celebrated and aviation enthusiasts nostalgically remember the years they spent dutifully carrying out their respective missions.  After the celebrations end and the memories fade, what happens to the airplanes we remember so fondly?  Many end up in the boneyard or other storage facilities.  But thanks to upcycling, many of these storied aircraft are getting a new lease on life as works of art. Upcycling, which is also sometimes referred to as creative…