"It's very similar to recycling. It's like you put your put your recycled bottles or newspapers out every week, we recycle the airplanes. Recycling of airplanes has been taking place for well over 40 years," Manley says.
"Aircraft parts are so expensive and so hard to come by, that operators don't want to wait for the parts to come to them or they don't want to pay the high prices," Manley says.
"We're probably one of the only companies in the United States that has all rated mechanics work on their aircraft," Walnut Ridge General Manager Shawn Vaughn says.
"It's kind of sad to see them go out of service sometimes. You know, if they could only talk... The things they've seen. All these planes have been all over the world in every state in the union. I wish I could travel like they have," Vaughn says.