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By DON C. BRUNELL
Contributor 

When America's leaders fly, America's leaders are flying Boeing

 


It now looks like Boeing will add at least two more aircraft to the U.S. Air Force fleet which flies our country’s leaders around the world.

They are the most recognizable — the 747s traditionally called “Air Force One.” The recent news that President Trump’s administration now approves replacing the current presidential jets with larger and more modern 747s cements the deal. It means the new Air Force One, a 747-8, could be flying presidents within five years.

That’s good news for the more than 70,000 Boeing workers in the Puget Sound region, where the company makes 737, 747,...



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