The Boeing 747 and the Airbus A330 are two of the most popular choices for presidential jets. Here's how the world's leaders travel.

Business Insider | 9/6/2019 | David Slotnick
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The Boeing VC25 is arguably the most famous jetliner in the world, even though most people have never heard of it.

Most people do know it, though, by the callsign it's assigned when the President of the United States is on board: Air Force One.

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Air Force One is instantly recognizable — both as the President's airplane and as a flying symbol of American military and economic might. With its hand-polished blue, white, and silver livery, Air Force One boldly proclaims the arrival of the most powerful man in the world.

Read more: Here's a look back at the incredible history of Air Force One.

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What many people don't know is that there isn't one, but two nearly identical Boeing jets that serve as the official transport of the president. Normally, the planes are referred to by their tail numbers — 28000 and 29000 — but when the Commander and Chief steps on board, they take on the call sign...
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