Two B-1B Lancer bombers and one B-52 Stratofortress touched down at at Royal Air Force Fairford in the United Kingdom on Wednesday.
New York Times: “When Mr. Trump addressed a Boy Scouts jamboree last month in West Virginia, White House aides told Senator Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican from the state whose support was in doubt, that she could only accompany him [...]
During the unsuccessful push to repeal Obamacare, the Trump administration reportedly tried to link riding on Air Force One to promising to vote for the bill. “When Mr. Trump addressed a Boy Scouts jamboree last month in West Virginia, White House aides told Senator Shelley Moore Capito, a...
No Trump pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio today, @PressSec tells the WH travel pool on Air Force One. — Steve Holland (@steveholland1) August 22, 2017 NEW Just talked to Joe Arpaio about AF1 gaggle on pardon. "He didn't say he's not going to do it," Arpaio told VICE. "He said tonight" — E McMorris-Santoro (@EvanMcS) […]
President Donald Trump reportedly told West Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito that she could join him on Air Force One when he addressed boy scouts in her state only if she voted in favor of Senate Republicans' healthcare bill, TheShow More Summary
Was it a typo or a Freudian slip? The Washington Post reports: As president-elect, for instance, Trump took Boeing to task for cost overruns when he tweeted that the Air Force One program’s $4 billion expenditures were “out of control” and suggested the contract be canceled…. Trump was more complementary on Feb. Show More Summary
One of the lead organizers of the Charlottesville white nationalist rally has been identified as a former Marine, one who apparently began leading his white nationalist organization while he was still in the U.S. Marine Corp. From CNN: The...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Yemen is at the brink of cholera and famine driven mass death. One year ago, on August 9, 2016, Saudi Arabia’s air force bombed the Sana’a International Airport in Yemen. This salvo came as part of a broad assault on Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, which the Saudis have been bombing since 2015. Show More Summary
Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson uses flight terms to describe her four years in command of the Air Force Academy. And one word comes up again and again: "Turbulence." A government … Click to Continue »
The White House is undergoing major renovations while President Donald Trump spends 17 days away, mostly at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort. Just an hour after Air Force One took off for New Jersey last Friday, the Oval Office...Show More Summary
“How can I know that an order I receive to launch my missiles came from a sane president?” The question was asked in 1973 by Harold Hering, an Air Force major studying to be a missileer, or one of the people who turns the keys that unlock the deadliest of missiles. The question, raised again...
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on August 4, 2017, en route to New Jersey for his summer vacation at his Bedminster golf club. I recall being lined up with my classmates in the corridor of my elementary school, told to kneel with our heads to the wall as a test siren bellowed. Show More Summary
Luis Rodriguez washed his first car as a kid, summoned by one of his grandfathers to clean his Chevy Impala. Every Sunday, grandson earned a quarter for his time. Over the years, Rodriguez, a native New Yorker, picked up buffing secrets. He said he can still smell the petroleum-based wood floor wax his grandfather had […]
NOT TOO many comic artists attain one world-class career, let alone sustain two. But then, Dick Locher, the former Air Force test pilot turned “Dick Tracy” cartoonist, was a rare bird. It was 60 years ago that “Dick Tracy” creator Chester Gould tapped Locher to be his inking assistant on the strip. “I got to […]
The New York Post goes behind the scenes as President Trump fired his chief of staff: Fox News was flashing on TVs in the conference room area of the plane where the four sat with chief of staff Reince Priebus [...]
On Friday, the US Air Force confirmed that it has purchased two Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental commercial airliners that will be converted over to serve as the nation's next generation presidential transports. The decision to purchase...Show More Summary
Whew! What a night! Dark Matter fans had us trending before, during, and long after Episode 310, “Built, Not Born” aired. We were all out in force, including cast members, to live tweet one of our biggest episodes yet. And, while all the tweeting was going on, I was rewarding lucky fans with all sorts […]
Aerospace giant Boeing Co. has won a contract to sell the U.S. Air Force two commercial 747-8 jetliners that will be modified into the presidential aircraft known as Air Force One. The Air Force said Friday that the modifications are expected to begin in 2019 and the planes should be ready by 2024....
The Air Force, which has been looking for ways to lower the cost of new Air Force One planes, has agreed to buy two jumbo jets from Boeing that were … Click to Continue »