Trumps has revealed the next Air Force One. The color scheme has changed from the classic blue and white design to a more modern red, white and blue paint job. The plane is still a 747 although President Trump says there will be some changes, he mentioned the “it is a much bigger plane” and “much bigger wingspan”. The plane should be ready for 2024.

The first official presidential plane was Douglas Dolphin amphibian delivered in 1933. It only stayed in service for only 6 years. The first VC-25, Air Force One as we know it today, was delivered in 1990. 

The presidential fleet also includes several other aircrafts such as the Marine One (a helicopter) or a Boeing C-32 which allows access to smaller airports where the VC-25 could not land.

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