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Trump reportedly wants his bed on Air Force One to be bigger

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to make his bed onboard Air Force One bigger and more comfortable like the one on his personal jet, according to Axios.
Trump apparently wants to redesign the official presidential planes because they don't look "American" enough.
President Donald Trump reportedly wants to make his bed onboard Air Force One larger and more comfortable like the one on his personal jet, Axios reported on Thursday.
The report described Trump's sleeping accommodations on his private plane to be an "executive livery package" compared to his current situation of...
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The Air Force says it's making progress producing more pilots, but some trainers are still taking 'a leap into the unknown'

The Air Force says it's making progress producing more pilots, but some trainers are still taking 'a leap into the unknown'

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham)
The Air Force has been grappling with a " quiet crisis " of manpower for several years.
The service has taken numerous steps to address the shortfall by training more pilots and keeping more of them in uniform.
Resolving the shortage will take years, but Air Force leaders say they're making progress.
The Air Force is grappling with a protracted pilot shortage, with the total force lacking about 2,000 fliers , the majority of them fighter pilots .
Air Force officials say they're rolling out a number of initiatives to address the problem, but...
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