Jan 27, 2019

OK, Ray, here are some planes.  This plane was in front of air ops.  Some of us thought we would be flying on it. It is a 747 - some of us thought it was Air Force 1, or maybe an old Air Force 1.  And we knew Melania had flown to Florida - there was conjecture this was the plane.

It is actually this plane. 

The Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post (AACP), the current "Nightwatch" aircraft,[2] is a strategic command and control military aircraft operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). The E-4 series are specially modified from the Boeing 747-200B for the National Emergency Airborne Command Post(NEACP) program. 

The E-4 serves as a survivable mobile command post for the National Command Authority, namely the President of the United States, the Secretary of Defense, and successors. The four E-4Bs are operated by the 1st Airborne Command and Control Squadron of the 595th Command and Control Group located at Offutt Air Force Base, near Omaha, Nebraska. An E-4B when in action is denoted a "National Airborne Operations Center"

This was the plane we flew - a 757. The front part of the plane was for cargo, the rear with 40 seats.

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