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What plane is the new Air Force One?

On 28 January 2015, the Air Force announced that the Boeing 747-8 would be the next presidential aircraft. On 6 December 2016, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted his opposition to the Air Force One replacement because of its high cost, "more than $4 billion".

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Also, what type of plane is the new Air Force One?

The Boeing VC-25 is a military version of the Boeing 747 airliner, modified for presidential transport and operated by the United States Air Force as Air Force One, the call sign of any U.S. Air Force aircraft carrying the President of the United States.

Also, does President Trump fly on Air Force One? Trump used the 757 for transportation during his successful 2016 presidential campaign. After becoming President, Trump began to travel with Air Force One.

One may also ask, how many Air Force Ones are there?

There Are Two Air Force One Planes Although it is Air Force One, the military has two planes that are designated as the official planes for presidential travel under the call sign Air Force One.

What kind of plane is Air Force 2?

Air Force Two is the air traffic control call sign held by any United States Air Force aircraft carrying the U.S. vice president, but not the president. The term is often associated with the Boeing C-32, a modified 757 which is most commonly used as the vice president's transport.

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