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How Air Force One’s price is being trimmed

President Donald Trump was stretching the truth when he claimed that he trimmed a billion dollars from the cost of procuring the next two Air Force One planes, but a report on Defense One reveals that significant savings are indeed being made – primarily by … Continue reading

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Air Force One discount deal goes through

The U.S. Air Force says it’s getting a good deal on two Boeing 747s that were built for a now-bankrupt Russian airline and will now be converted into presidential Air Force One jets. However, it’s not saying exactly how good … Continue reading

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Russian leftovers may become Air Force One

Two Boeing 747-8 jets that were given up before delivery by Russia’s bankrupt Transaero Airlines could well end up as the next presidential Air Force One aircraft. The arrangement, first reported by Defense One, is one of the options being discussed … Continue reading

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Air Force One, F-35 deals face Pentagon review

President Donald Trump’s defense secretary, James Mattis, has ordered reviews of the multibillion-dollar programs to acquire new Air Force One jets and more F-35 fighter jets – two programs that sparked his boss’ ire in the run-up to his inauguration. “Yesterday … Continue reading

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Boeing works with Trump on jet cost concerns

After meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg says he’s making a “personal commitment” to keep the cost of the next two Air Force One jets below $4 billion. “We’re going to … Continue reading

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