Former Air Force One plane for sale

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      Alex Pappas

      Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.

You could actually own Air Force One.

A government owned plane that has been used to fly presidents and vice presidents around the world is for sale, according to a government auction website.

“Presidential history for sale! Former Air Force One/Two DC-9 up for auction,” the official Twitter account for the U.S. General Services Administration tweeted Thursday.

Bidding on the auction website for the DC-9 aircraft starts at $50,000 and opens May 15.

Air Force One is the air traffic control sign for whichever Air Force plane is carrying the president.

The website also says the plane, located at an airport in Phoenix, was a former Air Force Two plane, meaning it also carried the vice president.



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