On July 24, 2018, I wrote, Dear Mr. President, Leave Air Force One’s Paint Job Alone. That was quite an impassioned post that elicited all sorts of responses. For my own records, I was compelled to write the follow-up that Trump’s hideous plan had been discarded. The beautiful baby blue remains. Here is a rendering per CNN.
I would have liked to say how far we’ve come as a country since then, but five years later everyone is still talking about Trump. Post-presidency and Covid, I am happy that I have mostly moved on from such topics as they no longer dominate my travel life. Interestingly, readership has dipped as a result. Perhaps this post will get the numbers going again.
The rendering reminds me a bit of your Argentinian themed urban turban. Good looking plane too.
With the current state of world politics, the irony of a US President flying on Air Force One, an aircraft that was originally intended for Russian carrier Transaero but was not taken by them