trump air force one redesign

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to redesign his official presidential planes because they don’t look “American” enough.
The color scheme of the Boeing 747s — which take on the “Air Force One” call sign when the president is onboard — is currently light blue and white, and was personally designed by John F. Kennedy.
Trump now wants to recolor them red, white, and blue, Axios reported.
He reportedly wants to make his bed onboard bigger and more comfortable, as well.

Donald Trump reportedly wants to redesign his official presidential planes, because the current ones don’t look American enough.

The president thinks the current light-blue-and-white color scheme on the jets do not sufficiently represent the US, Axios reported on Thursday, quoting an unidentified source.

The US Air Force maintains two identical Boeing 747 planes, which take on the “Air Force One” call sign when the president is onboard. One of them is always ready to go at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

The White House and Boeing struck a $3.9 million deal in February for two new Air Force One planes, and Trump has requested that they be ready by 2021.

Trump now wants a redesign that “looks more American,” Axios reported, adding that he wants to make it red, white, and blue.

The president’s two Air Force One jets are currently light blue — “luminous ultramarine blue”, technically — and white, with a light brown and white lining, with the words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” emblazoned on it. It also has the official presidential seal near the stairs the president typically uses to disembark the plane.

Trump also wants to make his bed aboard the planes bigger and more comfortable, like the one on his personal plane, Axios reported. During the presidential campaign, Trump used his personal plane — a Boeing 757 airliner-turned-private-jet — to travel around …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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