USAF Museum President Planes, Dayton, OH Photos

The National Museum of the United States Air Force exhibits many of the most historical planes which transported U.S. Presidents. They include F.D. Roosevelt's Douglas C-54 "Sacred Cow"; H.S. Truman's Douglas VC-118 "Independence"; D.D. Eisenhower's Lockheed VC-121E "Columbine III"; & J.F. Kennedy's (through to Clinton's) Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 "Air Force One".

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Douglas VC-54C Sacred Cow used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas VC-118 Independence used by President Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas VC-118 Independence used by President Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cockpit of Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Douglas VC-54C Sacred Cow (1945) used by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) used by President Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) used by President Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cockpit of Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Radio operator's station of Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Seats & pull-down berth in Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Sleeping berth in Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Galley in Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Radio operator's station of Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Seats & pull-down berth in Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Sleeping berth in Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Galley in Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Lavoratory in Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Truman's desk in Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas VC-118 Independence Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF over engines of Columbine. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Lavoratory in Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Truman's desk in Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas VC-118 Independence (1947) Presidential plane of Harry Truman at National Museum of USAF over engines of Columbine. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III (1954-61) used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Nose art of Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Tail of Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cockpit of Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III Presidential plane of Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Nose art of Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III (1954-61) used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III (1954-61) used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Tail of Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III (1954-61) used by President Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cockpit of Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III (1954-61) Presidential plane of Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Desk used by Eisenhower in Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III Presidential plane of Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 Air Force One which carried eight presidents: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Air Force One which carried President Kennedy's body back from Dallas to Washington, DC at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Desk used by Eisenhower in Lockheed VC-121E Columbine III (1954-61) Presidential plane of Dwight Eisenhower at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) Air Force One which carried eight presidents: Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Air Force One (Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000) which carried President Kennedy's body back from Dallas to Washington, DC at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Tail of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cockpit of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Electronics controls of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Galley in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Tail of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cockpit of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Electronics controls of Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Galley in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Seating in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.President's desk in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Area of Air Force One where Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Office area in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Seating in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.President's desk in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Area of Air Force One where Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President (1964) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Office area in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Typewriter aboard Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Galley in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar at National Museum of USAF flew Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter & Ronald Reagan. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar at National Museum of USAF flew Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter & Ronald Reagan. Dayton, OH.
Typewriter aboard Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Galley in Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000 (1962) presidential Air Force One at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar (1961) at National Museum of USAF flew Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter & Ronald Reagan. Dayton, OH.Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar (1961) at National Museum of USAF flew Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter & Ronald Reagan. Dayton, OH.
Presidential seal on Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Seating of presidential Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech VC-6A carried President Lyndon B. Johnson around Texas at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bell UH-13J Sioux presidential helicopter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Presidential seal on Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar (1961) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Seating of presidential Lockheed VC-140B Jetstar (1961) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech VC-6A (1966) carried President Lyndon B. Johnson around Texas at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bell UH-13J Sioux presidential helicopter (1957-67) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.

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