A good way to retire - together with your private jet
Our coverage of recycling airplanes into houses, restaurants, hotels, etc. has proved quite popular (see our Mystery Plane in Your Backyard). Here is a small collection of further findings of cool converted jets around the world.
We'll start with a cool Boeing 727 House, located in Costa Rica. Suzanne Pope sends us some images:
Need a guest room? Add an airplane to your house! Aviation artist Richard Broome adds a full cockpit of Boeing 727-222A to his studio, more info:
(photos by James Broome via, and Jerilee Bennett via 1, 2)
Vliegtuigsuite, Teuge Airport Hotel, Netherlands
This one-of-a-kind luxury hotel suite has sauna, jaccuzzi... and a Cold War-era cockpit - inside a beautifully converted 120-seat 1960 East German plane (the former plane of Erich Honecker?). This is a real thing, courtesy Dutch company HotelSuites, not some viral concept like the infamous Hotelicopter... You can get your morning cup of coffee sitting in a pilot chair, gazing on a runway and planes taking off for blue skies:
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