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Trump calls for cancelling Boeing contract for Air Force One

PTI
Published Dec 6, 2016, 8:26 pm IST
Updated Dec 6, 2016, 8:27 pm IST
In January this year, the US Air Force placed contract with Boeing for replacing the current Air Force One Planes with a new Boeing 747.
Air Force One (Photo: whitehouse.gov)
 Air Force One (Photo: whitehouse.gov)

Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday called for cancelling the order of Air Force One to Boeing, slamming the plane manufacturer for the high cost of over USD 4 billion.

"Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than USD 4 billion. Cancel order!" Trump said in a tweet.

 

In January this year, the US Air Force placed contract with Boeing for replacing the current Air Force One Planes with a new Boeing 747.

Boeing has built the plane for every US President since Franklin Roosevelt.

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