Trump confirms new paint job for Air Force One

Trump confirms new paint job for Air Force One

"Air Force One is going to be incredible", he continued.

President Donald Trump unveiled his plans for major changes - inside and out - to Air Force One during his recent trip to Scotland, CBS News reported.

Boeing is building the next generation of the 747 used to fly presidents around the world and Trump is using the opportunity to paint the plane in the colors of the American flag.

Former President John F Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy selected the current colour scheme in the 1960s.

Trump's comments confirm an Axios report published last week that indicated the president wanted to do away with the signature light blue and white paint job on Air Force One - which he called a "Jackie Kennedy color" - in favor of something "more American".

"Red, white and blue", Trump said. Trump put the spotlight on Air Force One shortly before taking office when he criticized Boeing Co. for the expense of the converted 747 jumbo jets.

China, and France also have official jets in red, white and blue. "It's going to be the top of the line, the top in the world, and it's going to be red, white and blue".

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Designer Raymond Loewy - who created the famous Coca Cola bottle - picked the typeface because of its similarity to the lettering in the first printed copy of the Declaration of Independence.

The current Air Force One model has been used for the past three decades.

"I hate to say this, it's going to be a long time", Trump told CBS. But by the time it gets built, you're gonna have many presidents, hopefully, use it and enjoy it, ' he told CBS.

When will Air Force One be ready?

President Donald Trump elaborated on his plans for an Air Force One upgrade, announcing that the new billion-dollar presidential planes will boast enhanced interiors and exteriors.

After Trump won the 2016 election and began receiving detailed presidential briefings, he publicly exploded with a claim that the 747s on order with Boeing would cost taxpayers $4.2 billion.

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