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A Retired Boeing 727 Converted Into a Home in the Woods

June 9, 2014

Johnny Waldman

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photo courtesy airplanehome.com

When most people board a plane they’re usually leaving home. But not if you’re Bruce Campbell, an innovative engineer who rejected the standards of traditional housing and decided to engage his flight of fancy. He purchased a retired Boeing 727, complete with wings and landing gear, for about $220,000 and situated it in a suburban wooded area outside Portland, Oregon. After many years of work the plane is now a makeshift home with electricity, a shower and kitchen. It’s like a young boy’s dream come true!

Want your own airplane home? “You need to acquire two things: An airliner, and suitable land to host it.” Well, it may not be quite that simple but Campbell has a how-to guide on his webpage to shed light on the process. According to the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) there will be 500 – 600 aircraft retired annually over the next two decades. That’s 10,000 – 12,000 potentially new aircraft homes coming on the market. Better start making plans now! (via Bored Panda and Huffington Post)

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still from the video by Even Quach

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photos by John Brecher

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photo by John Brecher

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photo by John Brecher

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photo courtesy airplanehome.com

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still from the video by Even Quach

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still from the video by Even Quach

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still from the video by Even Quach

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photo by John Brecher

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still from the video by Even Quach

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photo by John Brecher

 

 



Photography

Cloud Forest: Landscape Photos of the Misty Czech Bohemian Forest by Kilian Schönberger

December 5, 2013

Christopher Jobson

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It’s fascinating to know while looking at these desaturated images of the Czech Bohemian Forest that the person who shot them, Cologne-based photographer Kilian Schönberger, is color blind. One can’t help but wonder if the condition leads to a greater appreciation for light and composition present in these mysterious, fog-soaked landscapes. That said, these particular monochromatic photos from Schönberger’s Cloud Forest series are more of an exception, as he generally shoots in full color, but the results are equally as magical. You can see much more of his work over on Facebook and Behance. (via Faith is Torment)

 

 

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