Trump just made a $3.9 billion deal with Boeing so he can fly on a new plane

Donald Trump getting on a plane.
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President Trump has reached a deal with Boeing to develop two new Air Force One planes by 2021, bumped up from the original planned completion date of 2024. Notably, 2021 would be the beginning of Trump's second term, were he to be re-elected. "He wants to fly on that new plane," a person familiar with the deal told CNN.

Trump, though, might be out of luck — while the planes can be completed by his deadline, it is less likely that Air Force testing will be. The tests "could take an additional three years," CNN adds.

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