October 15, 2018
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The plane known as Air Force One was at BIA today

The plane known as Air Force One when the president of the United States is aboard it did several “touch-and-go” landings at Bangor International Airport today.

President Donald Trump was not aboard the aircraft, which is known as “Venus” when it is on a training flight.

Multiple people reported seeing the aircraft, one of two highly customized Boeing 747-200B series aircraft that routinely transports the president around the world. The plane did several touch-and-go landings, which is when an aircraft lands on a runway and then takes off again without coming to a complete stop.

Back in July, Trump said in an interview with CBS that he planned to redesign Air Force One to “look more presidential,” including a red, white and blue exterior paint job, to replace the signature “baby blue” color introduced during the Kennedy administration. No final decisions on the redesign have been made.

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