The Demise of TriStar VR-HOF


Avalon 17NOV94.
Avalon 28JAN95.
Avalon 20MAR95.
Avalon 29MAR95.

Images by Peter O'Connell


In the hangar at Avalon.
Starting on the port wing.
The forward fuselage after removal of the nose.
Fuselage on the deck.
The scrapper's instrument of destruction.
Port wing gone.
Starboard wing gone.
Decapitation complete.
Remnants of the cockpit.

Images by David Campbell


Removal of engines begins
Note Cathay Pacific titles
The flight deck
Removal of No 2 engine
The severed fin
The main landing gear
Pieces of wing
The scrapman's implement
The nose section
The fuselage centre section

Images by Simon


All images of the dismantling process were taken at Avalon, Victoria in September-October 1995.


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