Donald Trump cancels new Air Force One order

Donald Trump cancels new Air Force One order
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WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump urged the government to cancel Boeing's new Air Force One plane in a Twitter post on Monday, saying it was too expensive.

"Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents , but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" Trump tweeted.

The US Air Force awarded Boeing an initial contract worth $25.8 million.

Details about the total value of the new contract have not been released, but the Air Force has previously said that it had earmarked $1.65 billion for two replacement jets .

 

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