The media learned about buying trump’s aircraft of the Russian order
The US air force can purchase for the fleet of the White house two Boeing 747 which were previously ordered by the Russian airline “Transaero”, ceased its activities in 2015. It is reported Associated Press with reference to sources.
Both sides were ordered by the airline before its bankruptcy. After the demise of Transaero, they remained in the United States. The reason the Pentagon plans to buy these two aircraft, is the desire to reduce the cost of upgrade the presidential fleet. At the same time, according to sources, the decision about the deal is not final.
The U.S. air force announced that plans to acquire two Boeing 747, but did not specify their origin.
After the purchase of the aircraft will have to go through the technical re-equipment, which should increase their level of security.
In may it became known that the maintenance of one aircraft of the US President VC-25 (a modified version of the Boeing 747) were admitted negligence, which could lead to accidents. The cost of rectifying defective work engineers with the oxygen system on the plane is $4 million.