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Trump Said To Meet Boeing Chief Again Over Air Force One, F-18 Super Hornet

Trump Said To Meet Boeing Chief Again Over Air Force One, F-18 Super Hornet

Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said he "made some great progress" in face-to-face talks with Donald Trump on the president-elect's demand to hold down costs on the next-generation version of Air Force One.

In addition to Boeing's contract to build the new Air Force One, the main presidential aircraft, they talked in their second meeting since the election about the company's F-18 Super Hornet, which Trump suggested last month should be upgraded to compete with Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-35 as the Pentagon's advanced fighter jet.

"We discussed Air Force One, we discussed fighter aircraft," Muilenburg told reporters after the meeting...

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