Tuesday, February 23, 2010
United States desert "Tomb of the aircraft market" value of 10 billion
23, according to British media reports, in the U.S. state of Arizona desert, on the Davis - Monthan Air Force Base in the eyes of many Americans is only the first 309 military aviation and aerospace maintenance of renewable mission stationed base, but little known is that there is also the world's largest and most expensive "aircraft Tomb of the market," because there are parked or scrapped almost 4000 retired U.S. military aircraft - including obsolete bombers, fighter aircraft, unmanned aircraft, helicopters and military cargo aircraft and so on. Although these aircraft have been retired or scrapped, but their total value is still as high as 35 billion U.S. dollars, because these planes are like the "organ donor", as some of the important parts of their body can still be dismantled, as the repair parts assembled into a number of The military aircraft still in service! The United States "Google Earth" satellite photographs revealed a few days ago for the first time the "aircraft tomb field" on the dock packed with thousands of military aircraft of the spectacular scenes.