Aircraft Review

January 2014 Issue

Pristine Airplanes: Not Like New, But Close

A Pristine Airplanes refurbishment from Aircraft Sales Inc. puts older aircraft at the top of the food chain. The economics won’t work for all buyers.

No matter how extensive the refurbishment process, there’s no feasible way to rebuild an existing aircraft back to new condition. To do that, every component down to the last rivet and strand of wire would need to be removed and replaced. But an extensive refurbishment process could be the next best option. It’s also an alternative to buying a so-called wash-and-wax resale.

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