Aircraft Demolition and Recycling

Virtustrade provides  teardown and recycling services for any aircraft. Unique in the industry, we are professionals in the recycling of Aerospace Materials. Our highly skilled team of licensed At technicians with an average of 20 years of experience puts their knowledge to work for you. From start to finish teardown, dismantling and recycling processes are completed on-time and on-budget.

All of our demolition and recycling jobs are in  full compliance of all Federal Aviation Administration regulations, applicable laws and governmental regulations. A Certificate of Destruction will be provided to our customers after demolition services have been completed.

If you aircraft has reached end-of-life, whole operation can be processed at our local LJU airport or our crew will come to your location providing all labor and equipment necessary to complete the project. Depending on your needs we can disassemble and recycle a complete aircraft within a few days. All necessary precautions are taken in order to prevent any environmental contamination. We guarantee a complete demolition and a thorough cleanup to prevent any potential Foreign Object Damage (F.O.D.).

Our main services include:

Revenue for our customers

generated by our aging aircraft recycling program


with option to choose your location or ours


in relocating aircraft including ferry permits, crew and fuel

Stop expensive
aircraft storage fees

all aircrafts are successfully recycled

other facts

  • All alloys are segregated using the highly advanced Delta Hand-Held XRF Analyzer
  • Secure and environmentally safe work areas established
  •  Mutilation of materials guaranteed
  •  Salvaging of aircraft and parts for training aids and static displays
  •  Complete resources and equipment provided at every job location
  •  Full compliance with all FAA regulations, applicable laws and ordinances
  • The teardown components are either taken back to the customer (owner, lease or a bank) or are sold.
  • afterwards our team removes all the panels, lavatories, galley’s, insulations and separate all the materials, such as  copper and aluminium cables, inox and titanium parts; some parts go on to be recycled and others are disposed of through the local certified partners.