Boeing to build two new 747-8 aircraft for presidential use


"Take a guess", Trump told CBS's Jeff Glor.

President Donald Trump waves when boarding Air Force One as he leaves from the airport in Helsinki, Finland on July 16, 2018, after the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Museum of Modern Art in NY describes his Air Force One design as modern and elegant.

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In December 2016, Mr Trump tweeted that cost for a pair of Air Force One planes was "out of control" at "more than $4 billion".

Trump said the project has just gotten started, but he hopes to have the planes ready by 2021, three years sooner than the original plan of 2024.

He added that the remodeled plane is going to be "incredible" and "the top in the world" - but that he likely won't get the chance to fly in it himself as president, or, at least, not for long.

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For decades, the official aircraft of the president of the United States has been white, baby blue and gold.

The new Air Force Ones are believed to be 747 jumbo planes with modifications tailored to the specific security needs of the US President. You know what colors we're using? President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy worked with NY designer Raymond Loewy on the presidential aircraft's look in the 1960s, according to the New England Historical Society.

The new paint job for a global symbol of US power would replace the blue, light blue and white color scheme that dates to the Kennedy era.

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The White House announced in February that the administration had negotiated a $3.9 billion contract with Boeing for new jets.

The lettering was changed to a font inspired by the heading of the Declaration of Independence.

"It's a travesty to break from tradition and put a new paint job on the plane, " Hagerman said. She said that represents a savings of more than $1.4 billion from the $5.3 billion initially proposed.

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The White House has previously claimed that Trump's tough talk with Boeing on the cost of the planes had saved taxpayers more than $1.4 billion. The presidential aircraft is a prominent symbol of the American presidency and its power.