Air Force One

89th Airlift Wing Pilot tells why Gold Medal Enriched Flour was used to remove Scuff Marks of the VC-137C Air Force One

89th Airlift Wing Pilot tells why Gold Medal Enriched Flour was used to remove Scuff Marks of the VC-137C Air Force One

The Boeing 707 Although not the first jet powered airliner, the Boeing 707 is easily the most successful of the… Read More

1 day ago

The White House starts campaign to curb the practice of journalists taking souvenirs from Air Force One as one reporter hands over presidential aircraft pillowcase in discreet rendezvous

The practice of journalists taking souvenirs from Air Force One The White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) has initiated a campaign… Read More

2 months ago

That time Air Force One Carrying President Clinton had one of its wheels stuck in the mud at University of Illinois Willard Airport

On Jan. 28, 1998, as Boeing VC-137C SAM 27000 Air Force One began its departure out of Willard Airport, the… Read More

1 year ago

Airline pilot explains why future passenger jets could be Windowless

Boeing built its first windowless jet airliners in the 1960s—and they flew as passenger-carrying jets from 1968 to 1992. Why… Read More

1 year ago

End of an era: Final Boeing 747 Airplane Leaves the company’s Everett Factory

The last Boeing 747 left the company's widebody factory in advance of its delivery to Atlas Air in early 2023.… Read More

1 year ago

Former 89th Airlift Wing Pilot explains why Gold Medal Enriched Flour was used to remove Scuff Marks of the VC-137C Air Force One

‘That’s how scuff marks on the shiny bare aluminum on the outer skin of VC-137C Air Force One were removed… Read More

2 years ago

The story of Russian President Vladimir Putin ride in a Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack during a tactical exercise involving the launch of Kh-555 cruise missiles

This was not a specially arranged Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack "joyride" - being the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces,… Read More

3 years ago

Deciding on the New Paint Job for Air Force One is not on the immediate to-do list for President Biden

“The President has not spent a moment thinking about the color scheme of Air Force One,” White House spokeswoman Jen… Read More

3 years ago

RAF pilot to become first non-American to fly Air Force One

The plans represent the symbolic culmination of a four-decades-old and deep-rooted exchange programme between the USAF and RAF founded on… Read More

4 years ago

US Vice President used a C-17 as Air Force Two after C-32 suffered a bird strike

The C-32 suffered a bird strike to the starboard engine and US Vice President Mike Pence was seen inspecting the… Read More

4 years ago

Conversion of First Boeing 747-8 into VC-25B Air Force One has started

The US Air Force announced that the conversion of the first of two Boeing 747-8 aircraft into VC-25B has started… Read More

4 years ago

Cool video shows President Trump Air Force One Flyover at Daytona 500

The Air Force One circled speedway stands that were not completely full at the time. Taken on Feb. 16, 2020… Read More

4 years ago

USAF not buying two $24 million refrigerators for Air Force One

The refrigerators on the presidential aircraft need to have the capacity to store 3,000 meals onboard. USAF Secretary Wilson said that… Read More

6 years ago

U.S. MILITARY COULD ASK THE WHITE HOUSE TO REVISE THE DECISION TO DUMP AIR FORCE ONE AERIAL REFUELING CAPABILITY

The aircraft aerial refueling capability is crucial because the Air Force One would ensure a safe haven to the President… Read More

7 years ago

CONGRESS QUESTIONS WHY NEW AIR FORCE ONE DOESN’T FEATURE AERIAL REFUELING CAPABILITY

The decision to omit aerial refueling capability from the new Air Force One was taken by the White House and… Read More

7 years ago

THIS INTERESTING VIDEO FEATURES THE RECOLLECTIONS OF PILOT WHO FLEW AIR FORCE ONE ON 9/11

Col. (Ret.) Tillman and its aircrew not only made sure the President stayed safe and got where he needed to… Read More

7 years ago

USAF ORDERS TWO BOEING 747-8s FOR CONVERSION INTO AIR FORCE ONE TO REPLACE THE TWO CURRENT VC-25A/BOEING 747-200s

The program expects to begin aircraft modifications in 2019 and reach initial operational capability in 2024 when the aircraft will… Read More

7 years ago