President Trump has shared the images of Air Force One’s prospective redesign, for a $3.9 billion makeover of America’s most famous presidential aircraft.
The new 747 trades in the iconic baby blue and white exterior for more patriotic colours of red, white and blue.
“George, take a look at this,” ,,,”Here’s your new Air Force One.”..Trump boasted as he flashed mock-ups during exclusive with ABC news.
“I’m doing that for other presidents, not for me.” Trump said, as they are expected to be deliver in 2024.
In the meantime on Wednesday, shortly after Trump revealed the blueprints for Air Force One, U.S lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee voted to restrict spending on the renovation plans.
Congressman Joe Courtney, a Democrat from Connecticut, introduced the legislation and argued it was an economic measure. “The president will have an opportunity to make some suggestions and changes to the plane,”…”Additional paint can add weight to the plane, additional fixtures inside can also add to cost and delays to the delivery of the plane,” he said on Wednesday.
— Breaking Aviation News (@breakingavnews) June 13, 2019