13 Designs That Bring Reclaimed Airplane Parts Into Your Home

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So you love flying. You love every type of aircraft. You would spend the whole day high above ground if you could. But that's impossible, and when you return to your home or to your office, you want to feel at least a tiny bit of that sensation you felt at those high altitudes. Thanks to a few designer and furniture makers, this is now possible.

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The following pieces are made of disassembled or reclaimed aircraft parts, bringing the skies into your home. Check them out—plus a few extras at the end, which didn't come directly from the runway, but are just as cool.


Relicta office desks "made out of old aircrafts carcasses "

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Mixer Tulip 737 Coffee Table, made of salvaged aluminum aircraft turbine and glass, designed by Rosario Gallina and Tiziano Rutilo for Relicta design.

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Pratt & Whitney Twin Seats, designed and executed by Rosario Gallina and Tiziano Rutilo for Relicta Design.

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Convair desk by Eichholtz.

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Eichholtz desk wing.

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Lycoming R680 9 cylinder radial engine coffee table–the engine is from a US Army Boeing-Stearman PT-1, World War II biplane, c1936/38.

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Dove, an aeroplane propeller heads table, England, 1960s

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F-Light, a modular lighting system made of recycled plane, created by Paul Coudamy

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B-52 Bomber Wing Flap Conference Table made of the inner wing flap of a B-52 Bomber by MotoArt.

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Boeing 747 jumbo jet engine conference table by MotoArt.

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B-52 Ejection Chair by MotoArt.

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DC-10 Cowling Bed by MotoArt.

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MotoArt Stratotanker sink, fabricated from a KC-97 front landing gear door

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Bonus: The following three pieces aren't made from parts, but they're deeply inspired by flight, like these Aviator lounge chairs by Canadian designer David Catta.

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The same goes for Restoration Hardware's Aviator Wing Desk, which is inspired by streamlined World War II fighter planes. Its shape mimicks the bent wing of a plane.

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Both Restoration Hardware's Aviator chair and its Devon Spitfire are inspired by the aerodynamic curves of World War II fighter planes, too.

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As well as the Aviator leather office chair by Alexander and Pearl

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And finally, the Blackhawk chest by Restoration Hardware.

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