Boeing Wins Second Air Force One Contract Boeing has secured its largest contract award yet for early design of America’s next presidential airliner. In January 2015, the U.S. Air Force chose Boeing’s commercial 747-8I Intercontinental widebody jet to replace the two 747-200-based VC-25 aircraft that have carried every president since George H.W. Bush in 1990. This month, Boeing received a second tranche of preengineering and manufacturing development (EMD) risk-reduction ...

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