Air Force One
Originally published 10/19/2015
President Obama plans to bequeath his successor — or perhaps his successor’s successor — a new-and-improved Air Force One for the smartphone age.
Originally published 08/10/2015
The look of today’s presidential plane originated with a quiet collaboration between President John F. Kennedy and Raymond Loewy, who was perhaps the most accomplished commercial image and design expert of the post-World War II era.
Originally published 01/16/2014
The LBJ Library is locking horns with the Air Force Museum over LBJ's Air Force One.
Originally published 07/18/2013
TUCSON — The first plane to be designated as Air Force One now sits in a southern Arizona field that’s part of Marana Regional Airport.The aircraft that once spirited President Dwight D. Eisenhower on cross-country voyages is nearly forgotten on a 10-acre parcel, decaying under the relentless glare of the sun.“I think it’s one of these big secrets that, really, few people know that it’s out there,” airport manager Steve Miller told The Arizona Daily Star. “It’s sad that it’s just sitting out there, considering its history over the past 70 years.”...
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