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2012-08-13 Science & Technology
Pentagon Envisions New Air Force One
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Posted by tu3031 2012-08-13 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [413 views ]  Top

#1 Since you is not important to the one... perhaps UAVs would work?
Posted by Water Modem 2012-08-13 00:38||   2012-08-13 00:38|| Front Page Top

#2 As OWG-NWO = SPACE GOVT-ORDER, the new Bird should be Hip + [not-Kevin]"SPACY".

D *** NG IT, I DEMAND A GIANT "TRANSFORMER" ROBOT PLANE ALA FUTURAMA'S MIGHTY WORLD PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON'S-HEAD!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-13 00:39||   2012-08-13 00:39|| Front Page Top

#3 ...The 747 will still be in production for several more years, and I suspect the 'new' AF1 will be another VC-25 - it's the only beast, current or projected, that can carry everything and has four engines.

Unless they do a C-17 variant - probably practical, but doesn't quite have that awe-inspiring appearance.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2012-08-13 05:56||   2012-08-13 05:56|| Front Page Top

#4 Low cost solution, contract it out to Evergreen Aviation. He can sit on a 463L pallet and mine nose nuggets. We'll help the local NW economy, save lots of money, and he can stay busy.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-13 06:32||   2012-08-13 06:32|| Front Page Top

#5 I would think that a hot air balloon would be more appropo...
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-08-13 14:34||   2012-08-13 14:34|| Front Page Top

#6 BH6 wins snark 'o the day!
Posted by GORT 2012-08-13 14:49||   2012-08-13 14:49|| Front Page Top

#7 I'm sure there's a Cessna someone could spare. Maybe one salvaged from the Alaskan bush?
Posted by Rob Crawford 2012-08-13 19:02||   2012-08-13 19:02|| Front Page Top

#8 With a pilot who wears the only parachute on board?
Posted by European Conservative 2012-08-13 19:34||   2012-08-13 19:34|| Front Page Top

#9 DAILY TIMES.PK > 4,500 MPH WIDIN SECONDS. US TO TEST RADICAL NEW HYPERSONIC AIRCRAFT, i.e. the X-51A WaveRider.

[Sub]WARP DRIVE HERE WE COME???

Reminds me of post-SPIN TEST, FUNNY-FACED DAN ACKYROYD + BILL MURRAY from 1980's "SPIES LIKE US", where now in 2012 they ponder "Ya know, maybe being an Office-n-Chair-n-JoyStick based Drone Driver wasn't such a bad or boring job after all".

Again, as OWG-NWO = SPACE GOVT-ORDER, AIR FORCE ONE = renamed GLOBAL/TERRA ONE, although in all likelihood future OWG + post-OWG Space = "Star" Prezs may need a unique LUNA- or ARIES, ETC. ONE???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-08-13 22:54||   2012-08-13 22:54|| Front Page Top

#10 If Bambi has any say you can bet it will be an Airbus.
Posted by USN, ret. 2012-08-13 23:34||   2012-08-13 23:34|| Front Page Top

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