What Is The True Cost Of Air Force One?

by Lara Seligman
Mar 19, 2018

Retired general calls presidential aircraft accounting 'bogus.'

WASHINGTON – There is some fuzzy math coming out of the White House and Boeing these days on the cost of the new Air Force One. Last month both parties touted a deal said to reflect $1.4 billion in savings on an original estimate of more than $5 billion.  The $3.9 billion agreement for two new 747-8-based presidential aircraft was reportedly hashed out by President Donald Trump and Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg personally.  But that $5 ...


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