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"Air Force One" Livery On Other Pres VIP  
User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 7 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4008 times:

OK A.netters...see if you agree with me or not.

There aren't many aircraft that are more majestic than this airplane.

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Photo © Laurent FAURE
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Photo © Glen Reid

Now shouldn't all Presidential VIP aircraft have the same livery? Try to visualize it on the C-32 and C-40..
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Photo © Jeroen Hribar

The 707 "Air Force One" had it of course and looked incredible.
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For that matter, it would be great on the C-9 and C-37 as well!
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Photo © Michael Carter

What are your thoughts?

[Edited 2004-07-13 11:49:09]

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User currently offlineXJRamper From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2505 posts, RR: 46
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 3979 times:

It is one of the most widley known liveries in the world. And it represents who we (Americans) are. I however want to know why its labeled "vc" instead of dc or boeing?


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User currently offlineL.1011 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2209 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3973 times:

The official US Government designation is Boeing VC-25. V=VIP C=Cargo literally, but truly means transport. -25 just means that is the 25th VIP design submitted, but not nessecarily entered into service. For example, there was an F-17. There will never be another F-17, after that one lost to the F-18, and all following fighter designations will count the F-17 as a design.

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