2018-10-11 / Front Page


PHOTO BY ONNE VAN DER WAL PHOTO BY ONNE VAN DER WAL A tugboat guides a replica Air Force One through the East Passage last week with Fort Wetherill, Horsehead and the Verrazzano Bridge in the backdrop. The Boeing 747 was flown into Quonset as an Evergreen airliner during the 2016-17 winter to undergo millions of dollars in renovations. Following those retrofits, which has turned the cargo carrier into a museum, the barge with the Air Force One Experience onboard was shipped via barge to National Harbor in Maryland. It opens to the public next week.

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