Air Force One move at museum ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ sight

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE [OH]—Snow and a biting windchill didn’t deter Sidney C. Palomino and her 5-year-old son, Mauricio, from standing at the edge of a rope line Saturday to see one of the most famous planes in history emerge out of a Wright-Patterson hangar on a morning more like January than April.

She and her son were one of a handful of bystanders who got out of a row of cars and SUVs to face winter-like icy windchill while handlers towed a blue-and-white Boeing 707, best known as the Air Force One jet called SAM 26000, to a new $40.8 million home at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Read the story in the Dayton Daily News.