What Did Bruce Do With His Plane?
Over 40 years ago, when Bruce was in his 20’s, he bought a piece of land in Hillsboro, Oregon. He purchased 10 acres of land for the measly price of $23,000. We know, we’re jealous too. Today, this piece of land would cost well over $100,000. Bruce cleared a space on his forested land and paid to have his plane towed and parked on his property. He then built a driveway leading from the road to his aircraft, but to what purpose?
Gutting It Out
Bruce stripped out the interior of the plane. All 200 seats were ripped out and threw away. He pulled up carpeting, gutted out the stewardess station, and ripped out the cockpit. As can be seen in the picture, an empty airplane is rather spacious. He essentially was left with a giant metallic cylindrical tube in his yard. What was the reasoning behind going through all the work of stripping the plane down? Surely that job took grueling labor that lasted for weeks on end.