Tucson – the boneyard

In Tucson Arizona, close to the military airport, thousands of retired aircraft are stationed in regular patterns in the desert. Windows are covered to counter the burning sun. Almost every type of plane can be found, from the old B-52 bomber to F-16 jet fighters. What is the purpose of this boneyard? Are old aircraft kept as spares in case of a new world war, when machines of any generation can make the difference? Are they too secret and difficult to dismantle at a scrap yard? In the mean time it seems to develop as a tourist attraction with organized sightseeing tours.

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