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Aircraft That Have Worn Usaf VIP Colours?  
User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4576 posts, RR: 41
Posted (13 years 1 month 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1339 times:

I was watching a National Geographic documentary last night about Air Force One. It is rather good - som good shots from on board. Anyway, during this, I thought I caught sight of a model DC-10 wearing Air Force One colours. Did such a thing ever exist?

This brings me to the second part of my question, which is what different aircraft over the years have worn USAF VIP colours (either the Air Force One scheme, or the similar VIP scheme)? Photos would be nice if possible.

Thanks for any help

V/F


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User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1313 times:

"Aircraft That Have Worn Usaf VIP Colours?"

LY744.



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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6340 posts, RR: 33
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1297 times:

The "DC-10" was a KC-10. The origianl KC-10 colors were slightly similer to the colors worn by the US presidential fleet.

Aircraft that have worn the Blue/Gold/White basic color scheme include, but are not limited to, the VC-137(707), VC-25 (747), VC-140 (L-1329), VC-32 (757) VC-12 (Beech King Air) and one VC-118 (DC-6A).

BTW, if the blue wraps around the nose, it is an official part of the presidential fleet. If not, it is part of the 89th VIP fleet at Andrews.



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User currently offlineMls515 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3077 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1294 times:

Could it have been the proposed MD-11 AF1

User currently offlineCritter592 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1288 times:

Don't forget the C-9 (DC9-34)

User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4576 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1267 times:

Sorry, I dont know why USAF decapitialised itself, I definitely typed in in caps. Thanks for the help everyone, appreciated!

V/F



"So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth." - Bahá'u'lláh
User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1254 times:

I don't care about the caps. I was just pointing out that this thread belongs in the Military Forum.  Smile

LY744.



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