Wannabe From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 680 posts, RR: 2 Posted (14 years 10 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1672 times:
A question for those in the know: Why was there a USAF 757 on the ground at RDU on Friday? It was parked on the west side of the field just south of the FedEx area. As I saw it while taxing out in a CRJ, I could not get any reg numbers nor see any insignias. I'm just curious as to why it was there.
USAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (14 years 10 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1656 times:
THe USAF 757 you saw was a C-32, which is a VIP aircraft. There are either two or four (I can't remember) of them, and they are used for transporting cabinet-level and up government officials. Also, I believe the President uses them when he goes to places with runways not capable of handling a VC-25. I don't know specifically why it was there, did anyone important come to RDU for an event?
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