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The aircraft, which was previously owned by Congo Airlines, is now parked as Tempe Airport (outside of Bloemfontein), ready for its grand transformation. According to media reports, the kitchen and dining room will be located below the aircraft.
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“To get hold of the plane was one thing but with a weight of 30 tonnes and a wingspan of 26 metres, it was a logistical challenge to get it to Bloemfontein,” Buks Westraad told SABC News.
Construction of the restaurant and refitting the airplane will start soon and the new owners are hoping to serve their first meals in September 2013.
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