Facts about the Aircraft of the Commander in Chief – Air Force One

Redesigning the Aircraft

Jackie Kennedy redesigned the Air Force One. She was the one responsible for the crystal, silverware, and chinaware of the airplane. With the help of a French designer named Raymond Loewy, Jackie Kennedy used her creativity in designing the aircraft from inside out.


Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy joins the President in greeting Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie at Union Station. Photo Source: Gettyimages.

She also added the United States of America on the sides of the plane along with the flag on the tail. While comfortable and pleasing interior design of the Air Force One is essential, the safety of the President is a priority. Learn more on the plane’s landing safety measures in the next picture.

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