The Japanese Air Force One is up for sale for a cool $28 million - take a look inside
- A Boeing 747-400 used as Japan's Air Force One was recently listed for sale on aviation website Controller.
- It's no normal 747, though - the jumbo jet is outfitted with an incredible assortment of VIP features, like a bedroom, a shower, and an office.
- Take a look below for a photo tour of the $28 million jet.
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If you're one of the very few people in the market for a private, VIP-configured jumbo jet, now might be your time to buy.That's because an incredibly unique plane is available for sale - the plane that, until recently, served as Japan's Air Force One.Advertisement
The Boeing 747-400 jet is available for sale on aviation website Controller for $28 million. According to CNN, the plane has flown Japanese Prime Ministers, the country's emperor, and other VIPs around the world.
The Boeing 747 has been altered to include luxurious features like a bedroom, an office, a lounge area, and even a shower.In addition to the luxurious areas for the primary passenger, the plane is outfitted with banks of business class and economy style seats, although it has a much lower capacity than most 747s - it seats just 85 people, while commercial 747-400s are configured to carry anywhere from about 416 in a typical three-class layout, to more than 650 passengers in a dense all-economy setup.
According to the Japanese Air Self Defense Forces, two versions of the planes existed - one served as a spare. Both were retired and replaced with Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. According to Planespotters.net, the jet that's for sale was transferred to US-based CSDS Aircraft Sales and Leasing in July.Advertisement
Take a look below for photos of the rare and luxurious Japanese Air Force One that's available for sale.
Here's the Boeing 747-400 that served as Japan's Air Force One
The plane was originally built in 1991. But it's no ordinary 747.Advertisement
It's outfitted with a bedroom with a shower facility ...
... A lounge ...Advertisement
... An office ...
... And more, including a meeting room for support staff.Advertisement
The plane also has business class and coach-style seating.
It can only carry 85 passengers, compared to the 416 that a normal 747-400 could carry in a three-class configuration.Advertisement
The plane is available for "just" $28 million, so if you're in the market, now is the time to buy! Check out Controller to see the listing.
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