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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: FredT
Honestly, they don't use the capability now nearly as much as you think. It really wouldn't be a major loss if they do eliminate the capability, and it would save a ton of money. Right now, they'd have to tear the aircraft down and install the system and plumbing. All for something that they don't use often to begin with.
But rather than insisting that the design specifications were largely locked down by the unique requirements of Air Force One – namely the need for an airplane that can safely transport the president and his staff in the middle of a doomsday scenario while keeping them in constant, secure contact with the outside world so that the United States government can continue to function throughout...
originally posted by: FredT
"The New AF-1 may lack midair air refueling
originally posted by: Woody510
Will it have an escape pod? Sorry just couldn't help that one