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How dead airplanes get a second life [Copy link] 中文

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Two people, one airplane, one fabulous hotel suite

The Hotel Suite in the Netherlands consists of a completely intact 1960 Ilyushin Il-18 converted into a hotel suite for two. If not for the lawn instead of a runway, we'd almost think this hotel was ready to take off.
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Hotel Suite in the Netherlands

Plane on the outside, party on the inside.
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Hostel in Boeing 747
He throws his suitcase in a gesture of celebration -- he's going to be bunking in a jet tonight. That jet is Jumbo Stay, the only Jumbo Jet hotel in the world. It also happens to be an affordable hostel, fitted with 76 beds.
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Hotel Suite cool factor


Ilyushin, you cleaned up quite well.
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Boeing 747 hostel with room to breathe

With commercial seats removed, airplanes look surprisingly larger inside.

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A hostel in a Boeing 747

Sure it's a hostel. That means dormitories and a shared kitchen. But compared with the way airline passengers are usually packed in, this is luxury.
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Bricks from airplane aluminum

Bio-Luminum is a green, environmentally friendly aluminum tiling product made by U.S.-based Coverings ETC. It's made from 100 percent recycled aircraft aluminum. Unidentifiable aircraft parts -- cockpit? wingtip? -- get new lives as parts of a decorative wall.
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