Donald Trump’s now not flying within the luxurious of Air Power One! The previous president was seen boarding a a lot smaller Cessna airplane and Twitter couldn’t assist however chuckle.
Donald Trump‘s presidential perks ended when Joe Biden took workplace on Jan. 20 — and it seems he’s majorly downgraded in relation to flying. The 74-year-old had 4 years of entry to the luxe Air Power One, however is now flying on the way more compact Cessna Quotation X. Donald was noticed boarding the mid-size jet for a flight out of New York Metropolis in images obtained by the Day by day Mail on Tuesday, March 9. Sporting a protracted black coat, Donald may be seen holding onto a bar for assist as he makes his approach up the tiny staircase and onto the plane.
The Cessna Quotation X is way smaller than the spacious Air Power One, which is a large Boeing 747. The 1997 Cessna, which seats between 9 and 12 passengers, is reportedly registered to Donald’s firm The Trump Group. The tiny airplane, value about $20 million, wouldn’t permit for the 6’3″ Apprentice star to face up (the inside cabin has a peak of 5-foot-7). It’s unclear why Donald wasn’t utilizing his 43-seat Boeing 757, informally dubbed “Trump Power One,” which he repeatedly used throughout his 2016 presidential run.
Both approach, the tight spaced Cessna wouldn’t have the luxuries of Air Power One which embody a non-public toilet with bathe, spacious boardroom tables, personal cabins and sectional sofas — however as a substitute often contains two units of 1 x 1 chairs going through one another.
The Twitterverse shortly mocked Donald’s downgrade from Air Power One to the Cessna. “Aw… POOR Trump, he now has to fly a SMALL Cessna airplane…,” and “After making us bend over for 4 years, no less than now Trump has to bend over inside his personal airplane,” two Twitter customers wrote. “Oh, how the mighty have fallen,” one other added, whereas a 3rd shared a hilariously sarcastic submit.
“Here’s a juicy little tidbit for you. Do not forget that huge outdated Trump jet he used to fly? Properly, chump now flies on a median little Cessna. Coming down on the earth fast. Not even HE needs to fly one thing along with his title on it anymore,” they posted on the social media platform.
Mary Ellers is Wahu Times’s senior journalist covering federal politics. She has previously wrote for NPR and is a regular contributor to Medium. Mary graduated from Georgetown University’s journalism school with distinction in 2014.