Inside the Air Force - April 13, 2018

Boeing receives funds for Air Force One 'hot start' ahead of EMD contract

By Rachel Cohen  
April 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Boeing will further its designs for the Air Force's next presidential aircraft fleet under a new $24.1 million contract awarded this week. A new round of funding will supplement Boeing's current work on the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program and "advance the maturity of the air vehicle design beyond the preliminary design level on the VC-25B," the Defense Department said April 10. The contract enables work until December. "This funding will allow the contractor to continue with the design process, provide...

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