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A Rare Look at Gerald Ford and Dick Cheney on Air Force One
Take a rare look at Gerald Ford and Dick Cheney on Air Force One back in September 1976. Learn more about the history of this iconic plane at GhostsofDC.org.
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The History of Andrews Air Force Base – Named for Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews
Explore the history of Andrews Air Force Base, named in 1945 to honor Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews. Learn how the 4,000-acre base became home to the 89th Airlift Wing of the United States Air Force, including Air Force One.
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President's Jet Breaks 15 Records to Moscow
The new Air Force One, and the first jet in service for the president, set a new record in 1963. The Soviets claimed that the United States did not have any aircraft that could fly non-stop from Washington to Moscow. Not only did the Air Force have such an aircraft, it happened to be the president’s official transport. On May 20th, 1963, the Washington Post reported on the record-setting flight...
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