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Couple spend 40,000 transforming the first floor of their terraced home into a Boeing 737
The Daily Mail ^ | March 7, 2014 | Emma Glanfield

Posted on 03/07/2014 4:40:45 PM PST by EveningStar

Two up in the air, two down? Couple spend £40,000 transforming the first floor of their terraced home into a Boeing 737 aeroplane…and it has got so big they are moving it to an industrial unit

A couple who are obsessed with aeroplanes have spent £40,000 turning the upstairs of their terraced home into an exact replica of a Boeing 737.

Steve and Vicky Everson, from Bacup, Lancashire, transformed the first floor of their house into an aeroplane complete with a cockpit and flight deck.

Their passion for aviation started around five years ago after they redesigned the spare room at their former home in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, into a flight simulator.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Hobbies
KEYWORDS: airplanes; aviation

1 posted on 03/07/2014 4:40:45 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: Slings and Arrows

ping


2 posted on 03/07/2014 4:41:07 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
This is the inside of my bathroom door. We bought one of those pressure assisted toilets a few years back, and we laughed...is sounds EXACTLY like an airline toilet! Then, we stumbled across this online, and had to buy it!


3 posted on 03/07/2014 4:51:20 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: EveningStar

He has different taste in women than me.


4 posted on 03/07/2014 4:52:58 PM PST by ansel12 (Whow)
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To: EveningStar

People are nuts, but they’re not hurting anyone.


5 posted on 03/07/2014 4:55:47 PM PST by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: EveningStar

Wow!


6 posted on 03/07/2014 4:55:58 PM PST by Howie66 ("Tone down the tagline please." - Admin Moderator)
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To: EveningStar

The next day a guy named Muhammad Killahhh showed up looking for work as a butler.


7 posted on 03/07/2014 5:00:11 PM PST by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: ansel12

Just goes to show there’s someone out there for everyone.


8 posted on 03/07/2014 5:00:16 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: EveningStar

I wonder if their bathroom is the same size of one on a 737...?


9 posted on 03/07/2014 5:01:02 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ansel12
Except maybe for this guy.
10 posted on 03/07/2014 5:03:24 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

Yes, and I probably shouldn’t have mentioned it, or not even thought it, but that one picture of her and her tattoo, is startling.


11 posted on 03/07/2014 5:03:30 PM PST by ansel12 (Whow)
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To: Popman
"I wonder if their bathroom is the same size of one on a 737...?"

If it is, then one of them has a problem.

12 posted on 03/07/2014 5:04:40 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi
If it is, then one of them has a problem.

Humm...that's a understatement of major proportions !!!

13 posted on 03/07/2014 5:14:12 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ansel12
When I saw that tattoo, I immediately thought of an old Twilight Zone episode "A Piano In The House" and the character played by Muriel Landers -

In it, she imagines herself as a ballerina and a snowflake.

14 posted on 03/07/2014 5:16:16 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: EveningStar
That's pretty cool.....just goes to show ya that there's somebody out there for everyone.

Unfortunately I haven't met mine yet......

15 posted on 03/07/2014 5:20:48 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Was Occam's razor made by Gillette?)
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To: shibumi

Whoa. That Misses. Wonder if she has to pay for two seats?


16 posted on 03/07/2014 5:22:37 PM PST by FAA
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To: Vision

“The couple are now opening up their dream indoor-aeroplane to members of the public who can be ‘passengers’ and glide around the world without leaving the ground for as little as £75.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2575696/Two-air-two-Couple-spend-40-000-transforming-floor-terraced-home-Boeing-737-aeroplane-got-big-moving-industrial-unit.html#ixzz2vKZzEjSj
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So, there are even nuttier people out there prepared to stump up 75 quid for the priviledge of sitting on a seat upstairs behind someone dressed in a pilots outfit playing a computer game?


17 posted on 03/07/2014 5:37:18 PM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: EveningStar

“And your in-flight movie will be Final Destination. Enjoy your flight.”


18 posted on 03/07/2014 5:42:14 PM PST by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: 04-Bravo; 1FASTGLOCK45; 1stFreedom; 2ndDivisionVet; 2sheds; 60Gunner; 6AL-4V; A.A. Cunningham; ...
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19 posted on 03/07/2014 5:45:23 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

And when it comes time to sell? Who knows? - maybe an unsellable disaster, maybe people paying more for something unique.


20 posted on 03/07/2014 5:56:12 PM PST by Steve_Seattle
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To: EveningStar

Coupla wing nuts...


21 posted on 03/07/2014 5:58:17 PM PST by djf (OK. Well, now, lemme try to make this clear: If you LIKE your lasagna, you can KEEP your lasagna!)
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To: EveningStar

Hate to tell them but they could buy a scraped 737 fuselage for less than that (200 or a 300 for sure, maybe a 400).


22 posted on 03/07/2014 5:59:52 PM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: EveningStar

They did all that, created a virtual 737 that does most everything but fly, for a measley 40K British Pounds? To me, that’s more of a wonder than the finished project. A mid-range automobile will set you back more than 40K.


23 posted on 03/07/2014 6:32:49 PM PST by Tucker39 (Welcome to America! Now speak English; and keep to the right....In driving, in Faith, and in politic)
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To: I cannot think of a name

Not sure about the “scraped” aspect, but that strikes me as an awful lot of pounds of aviation grade aluminum for a few hundred bucks. Ordinary scrap sheet aluminum is selling for around $0.77 per pound these days? How many tons does a 737 fuselage weigh? Hot dang! I’m going into the scrape business!


24 posted on 03/07/2014 6:48:17 PM PST by Tucker39 (Welcome to America! Now speak English; and keep to the right....In driving, in Faith, and in politic)
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To: Tucker39

Wow, reading the story was a relief. From the headline I thought the couple might be the Obamas and the “home” was the White House.


25 posted on 03/07/2014 6:54:23 PM PST by Robwin
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To: EveningStar

Have they simulated the TSA to complete the flight experience?


26 posted on 03/07/2014 7:04:29 PM PST by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: MV=PY

Alien anal probe.


27 posted on 03/07/2014 7:12:07 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: EveningStar

bmark


28 posted on 03/07/2014 7:54:35 PM PST by LurkedLongEnough
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To: All
We have something similar in NW Tucson, built as a guest house -

http://azstarnet.com/lifestyles/home-and-garden/this-guesthouse-wouldn-t-fly-in-most-neighborhoods/article_b49a8ad0-f73a-5690-ba4d-7db307453e75.html


29 posted on 03/07/2014 9:25:54 PM PST by az_gila
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To: FAA

Don’t know if she paid for two seats but with this huge tattoo she could have saved on the Wedding Floral bill...ya think??


30 posted on 03/07/2014 10:51:12 PM PST by haircutter
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