Recycling aircraft – Disused airplanes go to Tarmac Aerosave's hanger facility in southern France to be dismantled and stored.
Recycling aircraft – Aircraft skeletons are picked apart and the salvaged parts are repackaged and repurposed.
Recycling aircraft – Tarmac's primary business is aircraft storage but the company has stripped 12 planes completely since its inception three years ago.
Recycling aircraft – A close-up view of an airplane wing being dismantled. Valuable parts can be sold on by plane owners at a profit while any remaining scrap metal is broken down for resale by Tarmac.
Recycling aircraft – Up to 87% of an airplane can be salvaged, says Sebastien Medan, Tarmac's head of dismantling.