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'New' Air Force One planes could be unwanted Russian airline jumbos

An Air Force One jet at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington. Possible replacements could come in the form of two 747s abandoned by a failed Russian airline. Boeing, which has the planes in storage, is said to be offering them at a "favourable" price.


PRESIDENT Donald Trump's administration may be poised to strike a peculiar deal for the next Air Force One planes: buying jumbo jets abandoned by a defunct Russian airline.

The US Air Force is in talks to purchase two 747-8 jetliners from Boeing Co that were originally...

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