27 Facts About Air Force One

1. Air Force One has a top speed of 600 miles per hour, which is close to the speed of sound.

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2. Air Force One is larger, faster and can fly for longer without refueling.

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3. Air Force One is capable of providing living quarters for people traveling with the President which includes the senior advisors, Secret Service officers, traveling press, and other guests.

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4. Air Force One has more electronics inside it than your local Best Buy.

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5. Air Force One has a unique ability in that it can refuel while in-flight.

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6. Air Force One is decked out with a complete medical suite to tend to all passengers on board, especially the President.

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7. Air Force One was a jointly designed by Boeing, The White House, and The Secret Service so this jumbo aircraft can act as a flying White House.

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8. Air Force One has three decks with separate entrances for the President, Staff, and Media.

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9. Air Force One is the jumbo airplane custom designed for the President Of The United States.

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10. Air Force One is a massive flying container of secrets.

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11. Air Force One has impressive defence mechanisms against any attack, especially Electronic Counter Measures.

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12. Air Force One uses distinct air traffic signals while on air so that it can be recognized as the presidential flight.

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13. Air Force One is the official flight of the President of the United States of America.

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14. Air Force One is maintained and operated by the Presidential Airlift Group, part of the White House Military Office.

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15. Air Force One has quarters for those who accompany the President, including senior advisors, Secret Service officers, traveling press, and other guests.

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16. Air Force One includes a medical suite that can function as an operating room, and a doctor is permanently on board.

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17. Air Force One is one of the most recognizable symbols of the presidency, spawning countless references not just in American culture but across the world.

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18. Air Force One has the ability to fly at a speed of more than 965 kilometres per hour.

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19. White House reports that Air Force One has 4,000 square feet of floor space on three levels.

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20. Air Force One has unlimited range and can carry the President wherever he needs to travel without a stop.

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21. Air Force One is designed to be recognized as one of the main symbols of the presidency.

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22. Air Force One can go up to 600 miles per hour and has the ability to refuel in midair.

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23. At the request of President Trump, Air Force One has arrived at Ellington Airport to transport the remains of Bush 41.

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24. Air Force One has arrived in Houston for what will technically be called "Special Air Mission 41" tomorrow and Wednesday.

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25. Air Force One arrives in Texas to transport Bush's body.

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26. Air Force One collects Bush casket at start of days-long farewell.

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27. Air Force One is the official air traffic control call sign for a United States Air Force aircraft carrying the President of the United States.

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