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    How The World’s Largest Airplane Boneyard Stores 3,100 Aircraft

    Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

     

    With the area’s low humidity in the 10%-20% range, meager rainfall of 11″ annually, hard alkaline soil, and high altitude of 2,550 feet allowing the aircraft to be naturally preserved for cannibalization or possible reuse, Davis-Monthan is the logical choice for a major storage facility.

    The geology of the desert allows aircraft to be moved around without having to pave the storage areas.

    Check out how the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) maintain this facility

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