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The awesome size of the USAF

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They were probably disposed or went elsewhere as scrap metal. Not everything goes to AMARC and not everything is kept forever... they cut up more planes than they regenerate. When a type goes out of service, the need for 'donor' aircraft is gone, then they start scrapping. Also when all parts have been taken out or when there are no hours left on the airframe, they go to the metal processing for recycling.


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