Boeing wants to build the new Air Force One for US President more favourable than planned. Donald Trump had exercised over Twitter pressure on the company.
The price of the machine is enormously reduced, said the President-designate, US President, Donald Trump on Wednesday in Palm Beach in the US state of Florida, where he will spend Christmas. Finally, the Republicans had criticized the aircraft manufacturer because of the cost and played with the thought to cancel the order for the new Air Force One. On Twitter he announced: “Boeing builds a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but the costs are out of control, more than four billion dollars. Cancelling the Order!”
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday after Meeting with Trump in Florida: “We will do it for less.” He gave Trump his word.
Current machine is from the 90s
The new machines will also provide in extreme situations, the US President, defence and communication facilities. The Pentagon had contracted to Boeing in January with the construction of the new Air Force One. The new Jumbo jets of the type 747-8 to replace the aging 747 jet, flying since the early 1990s, the President of the world. The new machines are currently in an early development phase and should not be before 2024 finished.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said it was a “productive” Meeting. He says Trump personally, that the costs in the case of the prestige project would not run out of control.