13 amazing facts about Air Force One

It is safe to say that we all don’t know much about government installations and institutions of sensitive nature. If you are thinking that Harrison Ford’s movies give us a clue as to how “adequate” Air Force One is, you are wrong – it is much much cooler than you had anticipated.

Here are 13 amazing facts about Air Force One you didn’t know about.

Its top speed is said to be 700 MPH

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There is a hospital on board!

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It can refuel 35,000 feetĀ in the air

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It used to be a spy plane back in 1959

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There are at least 85 phones on board

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It has no connection to Air Traffic Control

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President Ford used to smuggle Coor’s beer in it

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The plane has three levels

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It is “Nuke Proof” – can take a nuclear shot (that’s hard to believe!)

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A 747 plane called “Doomsday” often accompanies Air Force One

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It has the capacity to feed more than 100 people

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It can turn itself into a mobile command center during attacks

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President Reagan put Jelly Beans aboard (in huge quantities)

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