Honestly I’m surprised they’re still using 747s for AF1. I figured it woulda been a 777, 787 or even a friggin 380 at this point. Something more modern. I’m sorry to hear the 747 program is losing steam because I’ve always been a big fan of them but it was bound to happen eventually. I remember being a kid and watching documentaries on the development of the 777. And now I fly in them all the damn time (the 300s mostly). And I gotta say… Prez needs an upgrade.
Also it’s $3.2B and it’s for 2 planes, and they’re literally the most state-of-the-art planes on the planet by far (Prez gotta make war from the air, fam), so… I’m pretty sure that tweet was right before they caught Trump doing this: