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US Air Force Presidential Fleet @ Project Open Sky

Unread post by Tupolev 204 » Fri Jan 01, 2010

Hello everyone, I am always fascinated by the 89 TH Airlift wing based at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, USA.

The US President travels in a modified B747-200 or VC-25. Commonly known as "Air Force One". To download and fly in FS2004 visit this links!
http://www.projectopensky.com/index.php ... owfile=351

http://www.projectopensky.com/index.php ... owfile=352

The President and Vice President, Secretary of State also use a modified B757-200 or C-32.

http://www.projectopensky.com/index.php ... owfile=563

With an Air Expeditionary Force combat-ready force of over 1,000 personnel, the 89th Airlift Wing provides global Special Air Mission airlift, logistics, aerial port and communications for the president, vice president, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military and elected leaders as tasked by the White House, Air Force chief of staff and Air Mobility Command. The 89th Airlift Wing maintains 24/7 alert, operating the Executive Airlift Training Center and Government Network Operation Center.

Collective Vision: SAM Fox ... Perfection is Our Standard!
Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do

#1 - Flawless mission execution
#2 - Develop/care for Airmen and their families
#3 - Enhance our SAM FOX culture

Wing Basics
Higher Headquarters: 18th Air Force (Air Mobility Command)
Origins: Activated May 1, 1951, as 89th Troop Carrier Wing, Medium
Location: Joint Base Andrews, Md. (since Jan. 8, 1966)
Active-duty Strength: 1,153
-- Service Streamers: World War II American Theater
-- Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 17 (most current: July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005)

89th Airlift Wing Aircraft
VC-25A "Air Force One" (Boeing 747)
C-20B (Gulfstream III)
C-32A (Boeing 757)
C-37A (Gulfstream V)
C-40B (Boeing 737)

Approved: April 28, 1966
Significance: Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The bald eagle, the national symbol, and the orbit ring symbolize the Wing's unique mission of transporting the President, Vice President and national of foreign dignitaries anywhere on the globe.
Motto: EXPERTO CREDE ... "Trust One Who Has Experience
http://www.andrews.af.mil/library/facts ... sp?id=4748

Air Force One Documentary in 5 parts by National Geographic titled " On Board Air Force One 2009 "

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cSeNX2y ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eDOvjup ... re=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM3VXTah ... re=related
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