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  • AELS is conducting a total end-of-life solution on three Boeing 737-300s in Mexico City. All components that can be re-used on other aircraft will be removed, hazardous materials will be removed and disposed of properly and finally all three aircraft will be dismantled and recycled.

  • GreenSky Aviation magazine published a big article on AELS in their July issue, covering everything from the end-of-life decision to the execution of the recycling process.

  • AELS is disassembling and dismantling an Airbus A310-300 aircraft for EADS EFW in Dresden, Germany.The aircraft is owned by EADS EFW and has serial number 654. It used to be operated as a passenger aircraft in Asia.

  • AELS was contracted to execute a Total End-of-Life Solution on a Boeing 747-200 Freighter by Kellstrom Industries. The ex-Cargo B aircraft was disassembled in Belgium at Brussels, Zaventem.

  • When aircraft parts aren't suitable for use anymore they sometimes have an alternative use. AELS likes to help people acquire aircraft parts for unusual applications.

  • AELS founder Derk-Jan van Heerden and TU Delft professor Ricky Curran wrote a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The chapter is titled Value Extraction from End-of-life Aircraft.

  • The Belgian website Hangar Flying wrote an article about the Boeing 747-200 cargo that was disassembled and dismantled by AELS.

  • Jelle Vaartjes wrote an article for industry magazine Aluminum about the first five years of AELS, discussing the projects and solutions that AELS has provided within this period.

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