Was Air Force One Used For TOURIST RIDE OVER NYC For VIP’S??
I was listening to a recap of this weeks news and the whole 9/11 re-enactment with Air Force One came up again, this time framed with the thought; “Of Course The White New About It. That’s Who Ordered It.” It’s not like some teenaged kid sneaked out late at night in mom’s station wagon. It’s friggen AIR FORCE ONE!, THE PRESIDENTS PLANE! Think about it, the guy | Read More »
New York City Is Barack Obama’s Town. We Just Live In It.
This isn’t going to be a major story, but I’m awfully sore about it, and I’m not the only one. Shortly before 10am this morning, a low-flying airliner buzzed New York Harbor just south of Manhattan, tailed by a pair of fighter jets. In case you weren’t here one dazzling September morning eight years ago, that’s exactly the flight path taken by the airplane that | Read More »
Taking Air Force One Out for a Spin
Tonight the President took his first trip aboard Air Force One. He had the crew take him 152 miles (actually a bit less in direct air miles), which probably took all of 25-30 minutes, but used a tremendous amount of fuel to lift the giant airplane aloft. This trip was to meet with House Democrats on their previously planned retreat, and it gave him a | Read More »
The president’s new wings
The US Air Force has begun the process of searching for a replacement for Air Force One. Actually, the pride of the presidential aircraft fleet consists of two Boeing VC-25 aircraft, either one of which has the call sign Air Force One when the president is aboard. The VC-25 is the military version of the familiar 747-200 airliner, except the presidential version of the VC-25 is seriously | Read More »