Sycamore Aviation

Sycamore Aviation, an aircraft recycling company, set up base at Durham Tees Valley in June 2011, they part out and then recycle the remaining airframes. Initial work is carried out on stands 7 - 9 before moving the aircraft into Hangar 1 to be broken up (their first aircraft, N249AN, was completed landside in the now demolished Hangar 4). Sycamore were taken over by Glyn Wall Ltd in 2014 and now share Hangar 1 with a number of private owners, two flying schools and a private charter firm now located in there. Aircraft will continue to be parted out inside the hangar, but may be scrapped on the south side pans in the future.

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N249AN Boeing 737-53A SkyExpress 15 June 2011 12 November 2011  
EC-HQZ Airbus A321-211 Spanair July 2012 November 2012 Arrived by road
VP-BWY Boeing 737-528 Donavia Airlines 15 October 2012 January 2013  
VP-BWZ Boeing 737-528 Donavia Airlines 15 October 2012 January 2013  
F-GFKV Airbus A320-211 Air France 20 June 2013 August 2013 Sold and departed
SP-LPE Boeing 767-341ER LOT Polish Airlines 15 July 2013 February 2014  
F-GHQK Airbus A320-211 Air France 13 August 2013 13 November 2013 Cockpit windows remain
UR-UTA ATR-42-320 UTair Ukraine 7 December 2013 April 2014 R/R N5039Q - fuselage purchased by airport
UR-UTB ATR-42-320 UTair Ukraine 7 December 2013 15 November 2014 R/R N503ZT
UR-GAO Boeing 737-4Z9 Ukraine International Airlines 10 April 2014 19 May 2014 Stored - returned to Kiev for freighter conversion
G-MONK Boeing 757-2T7 Monarch Airlines 4 April 2015 06 January 2016 Cockpit remains near fuel farm
EI-SLH ATR-72-215F ASL Airlines Ireland 21 July 2017 07 August 2017 Shell remains in H1