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USAF not buying two $24 million coolers 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 steps can be taken to ensure “food security” until new Air Force One aircraft are ready U.S. Air Force (USAF) Secretary Heather Wilson has told representative Joe Courtney that the service has decided not to proceed with a plan to...
Interesting video features recollections of pilot who fly 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 be to lead the country, but also safely returned him back to Washington, D.C. despite increased threats The interesting video in this post is dedicated to Col. (Ret.) Mark Tillman, who flew the VC-25A tail number 29000, call sign Air...
The program expects to begin aircraft modifications in 2019 and reach initial operational capability in 2024 when the aircraft will start providing worldwide presidential airlift support, after a series of tests The U.S. Air Force (USAF) announced on Aug. 4 that it had ordered two Boeing 747-8 aircraft for future modifications into Air Force One to replace the two aging...
Three Boeing mechanics contaminated Air Force One oxygen system by using tools, parts, and components that did not comply with cleanliness standards while checking oxygen lines for leaks Three Boeing contractor mechanics working on the oxygen system of an VC-25A aircraft did not follow correct procedures and ended up contaminating the system, an U.S. Air Force (USAF) investigation has concluded. The aircraft was...

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