Junked jumbo jet becomes dream home
Extreme recycling: Watch a cutting-edge house take wing in the Malibu hills
From jet to dream house: The visionThe project required obtaining permits from 17 government agencies, a California Highway Patrol escort for the superoversize load, and a rented helicopter to ferry the wings to the site.
In spite of the challenges, owner Francie Rehwald held to her vision for the hilltop parcel that was once owned by Hollywood set designer Tony Duquette.
Here, stabilizers from the plane's tail section forms a roof over the master suite.