- Air Force One , the plane of the US President gets a needed overhaul " for the 21st century ," writes The New York Times.
Boeing, the manufacturer of the famous aircraft, the aircraft has the president on now flies out of production which overhauls and repairs require the necessary efforts. " The aircraft was delivered in an era without mobile telephony - the 'art' was at that time a beeper, " the Department of Defense motivates the replacement.
Presidents fan of Air Force OneObama itself will not be able to enjoy the new plane, a Boeing 747-8. The Ministry of Defence attracts more than $ 8.1 trillion (2.7 billion euro) for the replacement, and it is hoped that the new device is ready in 2023. President of vliegtuigHet fan gear will be provided with " all modern amenities ". Earlier, Obama said all that use of the government plane " is a big advantage to the presidency ".
" When I am president off, I just take off my shoes again to customs " He recently joked during a state visit to Kenya.
Former Presidents Bush and Clinton have also repeatedly let slip '' to miss the device. "