Air International 2021-06
T.Batchelor, S.Bateman - The flying fortress
Boeing 707, VC-137Cs, 26000 and 27000 saw active service between 1962 and 1990
Air Force One parked on the flight line at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia in March 2021
The film crew captured the enormous logistical effort required to maintain the fleet
Scott Bateman is familiar with flying commercial variants of the Boeing 747
President Joe Biden waves from Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on March 16, 2021
In June 2019, Air Force One landed at London Stansted Airport as part of an official state visit by President Trump
The two Boeing VC-25As that carry the president on official business
The current 747 jets have been in service for more than three decades
It took two years for the documentary team to receive the required permissions to make the programme
The proposed livery of the next generation of Air Force One is displayed during a meeting between then President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in June 2019