See Inside Trump’s Prized $100 Million Boeing 757 VIP Private Jet

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But as a multi-billionaire business magnate, Air Force One wasn’t Trump’s first time using a huge private jet.

Trump aboard his Boeing 757 private jet.

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…a Boeing 727 tri-jet…

Trump's Boeing 727 trijet.

Trump put the plane up for sale in 2009.

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The 757 first flew in 1991 and was previously operated by defunct airlines Sterling Airways in Denmark and TAESA Airlines in Mexico.

Trump's 757 when it flew for Sterling Airlines.

Trump’s 757 when it flew for Sterling Airlines.

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It also spent time as a corporate jet for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen before being sold to Trump.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen (L).

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Registered as N757AF, Trump bought the 31-year-old plane in 2011 for a reported $100 million and it became an icon at his 2016 campaign rallies across the US.

Trump at a rally with the 757 in the back.


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And it was no secret whose plane flew over, because it had a giant “T” on the tail and “TRUMP” written in large letters on the fuselage.

Trump's 757 flies.

Trump ended up painting the “Trump” letters gold.

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However, when Trump won the presidency in 2016, he had to use the government’s transportation fleet while in office.

Donald and Melania Trump walk from Air Force One.


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In 2019, the aircraft was parked at New York’s Stewart International Airport, where it stood for two years before flying to Louisiana in November 2021 for refurbishment.

Trump's 757 parked at New York's Stewart International Airport.

Trump’s 757 parked at New York’s Stewart International Airport.

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While Trump initially said the plane would return to service by the end of 2021, it’s finally back as of July 2022.

The new coat of paint on Trump's 757.

Trump’s 757 gets a new paint job.

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Company chairman Tyson Grenzebach told local outlet 7News in July that the job took 40 people and about a month.

Trump's 757 gets a new paint job.

Trump’s 757 gets a new paint job.

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“Excellence requested, excellence delivered!” Grenzebach told Insider. “The wonderful men and women of Landlocked Aviation take pride in always delivering superior aircraft repair work while providing exceptional customer service.”

Trump's 757 gets a paint job.

Trump’s 757 enters Landlocked Aviation’s paint shop.

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Entering from the rear of the jet, you will first see the galley, complete with glassware, a sink and coffee makers, creating a small kitchen.

The aft galley of Trump's 757.


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Ahead of the galley is a first class stateroom and dining area with sun loungers and sofa…

Trump's 757 dining room.

Behind the dining area through the door is the first class cabin (far left).

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…and a table with four chairs, where Trump regularly conducted interviews.

Trump's 757 main lounge.


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Amanda Miller, the Trump Organization’s SVP of marketing and corporate communications, said in a 2011 video tour that seatbelts and other trims are 24-karat gold-plated…

Trump's 757.


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…and the headrests and pillows are etched with the Trump family crest.

Trump's family coat of arms.


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As they move through the jet, passengers will find the main lounge with seats, a sofa and the SkyTheater with a 57-inch TV and sound system that mimics a “Hollywood movie room,” Miller said.

Trump's 757 Theater Room Bench.

Pictured is the sofa of the main lounge.

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Source: The Trump Organization

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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