Engineer Bruce Campbell is living the high life after converting a retired passenger jet into his dream home.
The 62-year-old bought the Boeing 727-200 for around $100,000 and spent a decade turning it into his abode.
Tucked away in the woods of Oregon, the aircraft Mr Campbell describes as 'a bird that's meant to fly' has all modern conveniences but he says his 'favourite playroom' is the cockpit.
The engineer ripped the rows of seats from the 727-200's main cabin and turned the space into a bedroom, lounge and office.
Mr Campbell, of Hillsboro, cooks his meals in the former cabin-crew kitchen and has also upgraded the plane's bathroom and built a shower.
He loves to give visitors tours around his unusual choice of home.
Entering and exiting through stairs lowered down from the plane, Mr Campbell explains that he tries to keep his new home clean and tidy as he wipes his feet and clambers through the latch-operated door.
With the passenger chairs removed there is plenty of room for Mr Campbell's possessions, which, stacked up in the cabin, make the plane feel homely.
He says that living in the aircraft full-time 'exhilarates' him.
After electricity, one of the first tasks in transforming the jumbo jet into a hospitable living space was getting a working plumbing system.
Mr Campbell had to tinker with the aircraft's three toilets but they were soon up and running.
'It's small but I'm small', he told CNN of the restroom.
He also installed a shower within the main cabin of the plane.
Mr Campbell concedes the shower doesn't afford much privacy but points out that if you live in the middle of the woods that isn't a pressing concern.
Describing the venture as an 'experiment', Mr Campbell hopes that others will follow his lead.
'It is a good experiment in a living environment that, I hope, will prove to be something that mankind will embrace with vigour at a later time,' he said.
Lighting up with glee, Mr Campbell loves to usher guests into the space he describes as his 'favourite playroom': the cockpit.
And in warmer weather, the aircraft's wings make for great decks - easily accessed through the emergency exits.
Mr Campbell says many visitors to his bizarre bolthole have fallen in love with it.
'It’s not for everybody. But I think it is for a lot of people and it is definitely for me. I absolutely love it,' he says, proudly./dailymail.co.uk/