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How to recycle a plane

After decades of transporting thousands of people around the globe, aircraft that are too old or too expensive come to an airfield in Gloucestershire to be scrapped.

There are several such specialist breakers around the world, but Air Salvage International (ASI), based at Cotswold Airport in Kemble, is the largest in Britain and claims to be the busiest of them all.

Mark Gregory who founded ASI, explains how they go about recycling a plane.


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