Making a Business Reality
These innovative entrepreneurs saw business take off after landing a reality show.
A DC-9 wing makes a beautiful desk, and a C-119 landing gear door is surprisingly striking as a coffee table. In 2002, former co-workers Donovan Fell III and Dave Hall made a business out of transforming retired airplane parts into functional art. MotoArt LLC in Torrance, California, is now flying high with $2 million in annual sales and an impressive clientele that includes celebrities and big-name corporations such as Microsoft, Red Bull and even Boeing. Their success largely dates back to 2004, when the business took off with its own reality show.
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