Ukrainian Aircraft Firm Offers Trump an Alternative for Air Force One

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Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov has taken notice of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's spat with Boeing over the cost of Air Force One's replacement. Now, the company's official Twitter account wants to make Trump a deal: fly in an Antonov.

Antonov's exchange with President-elect Donald Trump

The incoming American president might do well to heed Antonov's offer. The company has constructed over 22,000 aircraft, which have been used by civilian and military operators around the world. 

The Antonov An-225 "Mriya" (Dream), originally designed to carry the Soviet Buran space shuttle, is the largest operating aircraft in the world today – probably the right size for Trump's personality.

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