Trump Smash, De’Plane! De’Plane!

Whether you’re a fan of Trump’s or not, this is an amazing documentary about a Man and his Plane. One day, I look forward to starting a post without “whether you’re a fan of Trump’s or not”. Enjoy your flight !

Donald J. Trump has a net worth of anywhere from $4,000,000,000 to $10,000,000,000, depending on fluctuating real estate and other investment valuation. His air fleet includes a Cessna Citation X jet, three Sikorsky S-76B helicopters, and a Boeing 757 jet. Trump’s 757 is three times the size of the average private jet and every inch of it is customized to meet his high standards. Outside, it’s powered by Rolls Royce engines. Its amenities inside include gold seatbelts, high-grade leather seats, a master bedroom, a second bedroom, and a shower. It’s a smooth ride for passengers, but for pilot John Dunkin, things can get turbulent in a hurry, especially when one of the jet’s most vital parts goes missing.

(This commercial free)Documentary aired: 1/19/14

You can now move about the cabin Open Thread !

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160 Responses to Trump Smash, De’Plane! De’Plane!

  1. DeniseVB says:

    I’m such a Trumpkin, this doc was made more than a year before he announced his Prezzy for the Stezzy. This is more about the man and his staff … Trump’s attention to detail and how he runs a well oiled Trump Machine. Exciting too.

  2. DeniseVB says:

    With all due respect to Memorial Day, I kinda got overloaded on the social medias today with who’s the most patriotic. I think the BBQ and Brewski people won, not that there’s anything wrong with that, let the Summer Season begin ! ‘Merica !

  3. DandyTIger says:

    Beautiful jet. Nice attention to detail. And one of the best piloting jobs out there is working for a private company like Trumps. Though the pilots are working a lot more than they are accustomed in the last year I suspect.

    • DeniseVB says:

      I’ve watched the video about 3x over the past few weeks. Have such a crush on that pilot, such a sweetie. And what a trooper. Whew.

  4. DandyTIger says:

    This is more my speed:

    • DeniseVB says:

      LOL. I went up with a former bf and he pulled that sh!t, once I got back on the ground, never flew in one again, and why he’s a former bf. God, I kissed a lot of frogs in those days.😉

      • DandyTIger says:

        You’d think they would train that hotdog stuff out of people. Especially as you go through commercial and then airline transport pilot. But nope, I know way too many airline pilots that will do crazy stuff, and get sloppy (too comfortable) with checklists, etc. I’m extra careful because I know I’m an idiot. Or maybe it’s the engineering training where, oh yeah, I know I’m an idiot.

        • Myiq2xu™ says:

          Back in the day the hot dogs became fighter pilots. You had to be crazy to dogfight.

          • DandyTIger says:

            Yep. I know a few Navy fighter pilots, and there’s definitely some crazy in there. Not sure it’s at the same level as WWII level dogfight crazy though.

          • 49erDweet says:

            Yeah. When I resigned Aviation Cadets during the Korean thing because they reneged and instead wanted me to be a fighter pilot they sobbed and cried and thought I was mean.

        • swanspirit says:

          I went flying with a one-time boyfriend, he did some rolls and other stunts. I loved it! I took flying lessons for a while, but never got my license. Still love to fly.

        • DeniseVB says:

          Actually he simply shut the engine off, never forget the feeling of impending death. He laughed and turned it back on.

          • swanspirit says:

            Yeah we did that,too. cut the engine off, let the plane drop in a nose dive then cut it back on and pull it back up. I thought the rolls were more fun , even though the first few times I did turn a bit green around the gills!!
            I love flying in small pkanes, the Air is your road.

      • Mt.Laurel says:

        Living in Virginia Beach, it was tough not to date at least one crazy pilot. Or three.

        Denise, are you close enough to Oceana that you get buzzed by the low flyers showing off?

      • Mt.Laurel says:

        Living in Virginia Beach it is hard avoiding dating a crazy pilot. Or three.

        Denise, do you live close enough to Oceana that you get buzzed by the crazies flying low and showing off for the tourists?

      • AFVet says:

        That’s one helluva pilot right there.

  5. DandyTIger says:

    Totally want one of these:

  6. Myiq2xu™ says:

    Warriors up by 11 after 3 qtrs.

  7. taw46 says:

    Hate to admit it, but I have had these thoughts as well.

  8. Myiq2xu™ says:

    I got up to go pee and was walking down the hallway barefoot in the dark when I stepped on a dead bird. Apparently Tiggy caught it and brought it home to play with it.

    Now he’s pissed at me because I threw it away.

    To be fair, it’s not the worst thing I have stepped on in the dark.

  9. DeniseVB says:


  10. Dora says:

    I loved the documentary the first time I saw it on the History Channel and now you have reminded me that I’d like to watch it again. Thanks.

    Since the morning news is still filled with gorilla stories, I thought it might be interesting to meet the parents.


    EXCLUSIVE: The parents-of-four whose son fell into zoo enclosure sparking controversial killing of Harambe the gorilla as it emerges father has a lengthy criminal history

  11. Dora says:

  12. Lulu says:

    Camille Paglia is the first writer to connect Trump to his mother’s island roots (Lewis is a island settled by Vikings and her clan were the leaders) so the plane is a “long boat” in a 21st century sort of way.

  13. DeniseVB says:

    I think Trump would be comfy on AF1. This is another excellent story about America’s plane, the most important plane in the worrrrrld as the doc claims🙂

    • Somebody says:

      Ha, my husband is in that documentary or at least his voice is. He worked AF-1 on 9-11 this film includes a small segment of the tapes from that day.

      • DeniseVB says:

        Wow, your hubby is now a documented part of history! I can’t imagine what that day was like for him. Most of us spent the day waiting for the other shoe to drop and don’t realize that there were many heroes that day keeping us safe. There was much relief once we knew there were no planes left in the sky.

      • Dora says:

        Wow! It must have been quite hectic for him. As Denise said – he has now become part of the history of that day. I am impressed and so glad he is alright.

      • foxyladi14 says:

    • AFVet says:

      No doubt that AF1 is the flying White House, and a fortress in the air.
      I do however think that Obama thinks of it as his toy.
      Remember when he sent it to New York for a fly-by and scared the hell out of the people ?

  14. Dora says:

    I still remember – not without some bitterness – those people who refused to believe me back in 2008 when I warned them that Obama was a muslim. I hope they are paying attention now.


    Valerie Jarrett Opens Anti-Christian Office For ‘Outreach’.

    An office dedicated to the Islamification of America.

    Valerie Jarrett Taking Over The Muslim Preference Operation From Obama

    • Anthony says:

      God, I hate that woman

    • DeniseVB says:

      I despised her from her Chicago days. How the hell did a greasy slumlord become in charge of the most powerful brain in the world ?

      • Anthony says:

        I wrote an expose´ on her on 2008 when I was writing for Savage Politics. She was MO’s boss and mentor for years, and when she met young Barry, she had to screen him before she would allow Manzilla to get serious with him.

        She approved, made him a community organizer, and the next thing you know he was helping Rezko get millions in earmarked funding to rehabilitate his slums, which he did NOT use for that purpose. Instead, they were demolished and he collected even MORE funds; next step was to help the Grifters buy their Chicago manse. HRC brought it up in a debate, and the MSM turned on her like a pack of rabid hyenas.

        I’ve liked her to Mrs. Baylock from “The Omen”:

  15. DeniseVB says:

    Whoa, Holy Beckistan….

  16. leslie says:

    I want to share what I heard this morning on FBN…
    When the question of a third party candidate running against Trump arose, Mike Huckabee said, “Bill Kristol is the sound of one hand clapping.”
    I will be in and out today and tomorrow. Have fun everyone. 😘

  17. DeniseVB says:

    That’s our Milo !

  18. lyn says:

    • DeniseVB says:

      I haven’t cared much about Couric since her Palin ambush in 2008 and she got an award for it. Unfortunately, Megyn Kelly may be in the same boat. Her attempt at being the next Barbara Walters failed. Even Trump supporters wouldn’t tune in to watch Trump.

  19. DeniseVB says:

    Trump presser now. He’s really smacking down the press. It’s yummy.

  20. DeniseVB says:

    Stuart Varney: The most exciting and entertaining press conference give and take I’ve ever seen !

  21. DeniseVB says:

    Thank goodness, FBN’s panel is full of Trump fans😀

  22. DeniseVB says:

  23. Dora says:

    I hope you all – or at least a few of you – got to watch that press conference. All I can say is WOW!

    • Anthony says:

      Yeah, he was better than I anticipated. The takeaway exchange (paraphrased):

      SLEAZY REPORTER: “You’ve been trashing the media for being dishonest throughout your campaign. Is this what we can expect from your Presidency?”

      DT: “Yes, if you continue to be dishonest”

  24. Kathy says:

    A big ‘Sierra Hotel’ to Trump. That press conference was a beauty..I think he just won the election.

  25. lyn says:

  26. DeniseVB says:

    The veteran’s smackdown of the media !

  27. Dora says:

    I loved hearing this. 🙂

  28. DeniseVB says:

  29. Dora says:

    The plan didn’t work very well, did it? Ha Ha Ha.

    First on CNN: Clinton campaign’s plans to subvert Trump’s veterans press conference

  30. DeniseVB says:

    Full presser.

  31. Dora says:

  32. Myiq2xu™ says:

  33. AFVet says:

    I wish our politicians were this intelligent.

  34. votermom says:

  35. WMCB says:

    I despise this smug prick.

  36. helenk3 says:

    this was on facebook

    As I was waiting in line behind an older gentleman at Wendy’s recently,I heard him ask for his senior discount. The girl at the register apologized and
    charged him less. When I asked the man what the discount was, he told me that
    seniors over age 55 …get 10% off everything on the menu, every day. (But you need to ASK for your discount.)

    Being of ‘that’ age myself, I figured I might as well ask for the discount too.
    this incident prompted me to do some research, and I came across a list of restaurants, supermarkets, department stores, travel deals and other types of offers giving various discounts with different age requirements. I was actually surprised to see how many there are and howsome of them start at the young age of 50 .
    This list may not only be useful for you, but for your friends and family too.

    Dunkin Donuts gives free coffee to people over 55 .
    If you’re paying for a cup every day, you might want to start getting it for FREE.

    YOU must ASK for your discount !

    Applebee’s: 15% off with Golden Apple Card (60+)
    Arby’s: 10% off ( 55 +)
    Ben & Jerry’s: 10% off (60+)
    Bennigan’s: discount varies by location (60+)
    Bob’s Big Boy: discount varies by location (60+)
    Boston Market: 10% off (65+)
    Burger King: 10% off (60+)
    Chick-Fil-A: 10% off or free small drink or coffee ( 55+)
    Chili’s: 10% off ( 55+)
    CiCi’s Pizza: 10% off (60+)
    Denny’s: 10% off, 20% off for AARP members ( 55 +)
    Dunkin’ Donuts: 10% off or free coffee ( 55+)
    Einstein’s Bagels: 10% off baker’s dozen of bagels (60+)
    Fuddrucker’s: 10% off any senior platter ( 55+)
    Gatti’s Pizza: 10% off (60+)
    Golden Corral: 10% off (60+)
    Hardee’s: $0.33 beverages everyday (65+)
    IHOP: 10% off ( 55+)
    Jack in the Box: up to 20% off ( 55+)
    KFC: free small drink with any meal ( 55+)
    Krispy Kreme: 10% off ( 50+)
    Long John Silver’s: various discounts at locations ( 55+)
    McDonald’s: discounts on coffee everyday ( 55+)
    Mrs. Fields: 10% off at participating locations (60+)
    Shoney’s: 10% off
    Sonic: 10% off or free beverage (60+)
    Steak ‘n Shake: 10% off every Monday & Tuesday ( 50+)
    Subway: 10% off (60+)
    Sweet Tomatoes: 10% off (62+)
    Taco Bell : 5% off; free beverages for seniors (65+)
    TCBY: 10% off ( 55+)
    Tea Room Cafe: 10% off ( 50+)
    Village Inn: 10% off (60+)
    Waffle House: 10% off every Monday (60+)
    Wendy’s: 10% off ( 55 +)
    Whataburger: 10% off (62+)
    White Castle: 10% off (62+) This is for me … if I ever see one again.

    Banana Republic: 30% off ( 50 +)
    Bealls: 20% off first Tuesday of each month ( 50 +)
    Belk’s: 15% off first Tuesday of every month ( 55 +)
    Big Lots: 30% off
    Bon-Ton Department Stores: 15% off on senior discount days ( 55 +)
    C.J. Banks: 10% off every Wednesday (50+)
    Clarks : 10% off (62+)
    Dress Barn: 20% off ( 55+)
    Goodwill: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location)
    Hallmark: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location)
    Kmart: 40% off (Wednesdays only) ( 50+)
    Kohl’s: 15% off (60+)Modell’s Sporting Goods: 30% off
    Rite Aid: 10% off on Tuesdays & 10% off prescriptions
    Ross Stores: 10% off every Tuesday ( 55+)
    The Salvation Army Thrift Stores: up to 50% off ( 55+)
    Stein Mart: 20% off red dot/clearance items first Monday of every month ( 55 +)

    Albertson’s: 10% off first Wednesday of each month ( 55 +)
    American Discount Stores: 10% off every Monday ( 50 +)
    Compare Foods Supermarket: 10% off every Wednesday (60+)
    DeCicco Family Markets: 5% off every Wednesday (60+)
    Food Lion: 60% off every Monday (60+)
    Fry’s Supermarket: free Fry’s VIP Club Membership & 10% off every Monday ( 55 +)
    Great Valu Food Store: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
    Gristedes Supermarket: 10% off every Tuesday (60+)
    Harris Teeter: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
    Hy-Vee: 5% off one day a week (date varies by location)
    Kroger: 10% off (date varies by location)
    Morton Williams Supermarket: 5% off every Tuesday (60+)
    The Plant Shed: 10% off every Tuesday ( 50 +)
    Publix: 15% off every Wednesday ( 55 +)
    Rogers Marketplace: 5% off every Thursday (60+)
    Uncle Guiseppe’s Marketplace: 15% off (62+)

    TRAVEL :
    Alaska Airlines: 50% off (65+)
    American Airlines: various discounts for 50% off non-peak periods (Tuesdays – Thursdays) (62+)and up (call before booking for discount)
    Continental Airlines: no initiation fee for Continental Presidents Club & special fares for select destinations
    Southwest Airlines: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)
    United Airlines: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)
    U.S. Airways: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)
    Amtrak: 15% off (62+)
    Greyhound: 15% off (62+)
    Trailways Transportation System: various discounts for ages 50+

    Car Rental:
    Alamo Car Rental: up to 25% off for AARP members
    Avis: up to 25% off for AARP members
    Budget Rental Cars: 40% off; up to 50% off for AARP members ( 50+)
    Dollar Rent-A-Car: 10% off ( 50+) Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 5% off for AARP members Hertz: up to 25% off for AARP members
    National Rent-A-Car: up to 30% off for AARP members

    Overnight Accommodations:
    Holiday Inn: 20-40% off depending on location (62+)
    Best Western: 40% off (55+)
    Cambria Suites: 20%-30% off (60+)
    Waldorf Astoria – NYC $5,000 off nightly rate for Presidential Suite (55 +)
    Clarion Motels: 20%-30% off (60+)
    Comfort Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
    Comfort Suites: 20%-30% off (60+)
    Econo Lodge: 40% off (60+)
    Hampton Inns & Suites: 40% off when booked 72 hours in advance
    Hyatt Hotels: 25%-50% off (62+)
    InterContinental Hotels Group: various discounts at all hotels (65+)
    Mainstay Suites: 10% off with Mature Traveler’s Discount (50+); 20%-30% off (60+)
    Marriott Hotels: 25% off (62+)
    Motel 6: Stay Free Sunday nights (60+)
    Myrtle Beach Resort: 30% off ( 55 +)
    Quality Inn: 40%-50% off (60+)
    Rodeway Inn: 20%-30% off (60+)
    Sleep Inn: 40% off (60+)

    AMC Theaters: up to 30% off ( 55 +)
    Bally Total Fitness: $100 off memberships (62+)
    Busch Gardens Tampa, FL: $13 off one-day tickets ( 50 +)
    Carmike Cinemas: 35% off (65+)
    Cinemark/Century Theaters: up to 35% off
    Massage Envy – NYC 20% off all “Happy Endings” (62 +)
    U.S. National Parks: $10 lifetime pass; 50% off additional services including camping (62+)
    Regal Cinemas: 50% off Ripley’s Believe it or Not: @ off one-day ticket ( 55 +)
    SeaWorld, Orlando , FL : $3 off one-day tickets ( 50 +)

    AT&T: Special Senior Nation 200 Plan $19.99/month (65+)
    Jitterbug: $10/month cell phone service ( 50 +)
    Verizon Wireless: Verizon Nationwide 65 Plus Plan $29.99/month (65+).

    Great Clips: $8 off hair cuts (60+)
    Supercuts: $8 off haircuts (60+)

    NOW, go out there and claim your discounts – – and remember — YOU must ASK for discount —- no ask, no discount.
    I Know everyone knows someone over 50 please pass the one on!!!!!

    • CiscoKid says:

      Have I been missing out.
      I kinda sorta knew, but not that it was extensive as the list you provided, thanks helenk3.
      White Castle , mmmm, but don’t tell my cardiologist.

    • DeniseVB says:

      Great list ! Since we coupon fast food places, most won’t combine that with the senior discount. I know Amtrak won’t combine my senior disc. with my NARP discount.

      When I worked at the veterinary hosp. we gave senior disc. and we always carded them because we couldn’t believe they were over a certain age. Marketing !

    • Dora says:

      I’m surprised at how many places there are. Thanks for the list.

    • AFVet says:

      Thank you Helen, I’m staring 65 in the eye.

  37. WMCB says:

    Smarmy reporter whining that Trump wasn’t taking any of his gotcha crap.

    • Lulu says:

      This is the same reporter who got into a snit with Trump over the term “anchor baby” last year.

      • 1539days says:

        Trump said 4 months ago “We just cracked $6 million, right? Six million.”

        It’s been months and he hasn’t raised that much. Plus, over $1 million was only given out in just the last week when the Washington Post started writing about it. I guess Trump is like horseshoes, close is good enough.

  38. WMCB says:

    Soon much journo butthurt out there.

  39. WMCB says:

  40. Dora says:

    • DeniseVB says:

      Only 10% goes to charity. Also, wasn’t Bill and GWB in charge of a billion in compassionate US donations to help Haiti after their earthquake? Last I checked, it was still a sh!thole.

  41. Dora says:

    From today’s NY Post. 🙂

  42. WMCB says:

    SOOOOOO much butthurt.

    • lyn says:

      “”The Southeast Asian country of Malaysia is moving towards a total imposition of Islamic Sharia. Malaysia’s government has pledged its support for an Islamic penal code that seeks to impose Sharia-prescribed punishments such as amputations, public stoning and flogging on its multi-religious population. The new legislation referred to as ‘Hudud Law’ also seeks to segregate women from public life in Kelantan province, a predominantly Muslim northern state. The proposed constitutional amendment will allow other Malaysian provinces to align their legal system to stricter Islamic law as well.”

      • CiscoKid says:

        According to the article, only 61% of the country is muslim.
        With a truly rich mix of other religions, so THEY must succumb to sharia law/barbarity?
        Tick, tick, tick, America.

    • taw46 says:

      What the hell is wrong with this world?

    • WMCB says:

  43. WMCB says:

    I won’t post them all, but my whole Twitter feed is LMAO at the stupid media right now. 😀

  44. DandyTIger says:

    When Trump has a big knockout day like he did today, I notice my prog friends on FB (and random progs on Twitter) seem more vocal than usual on all sorts of other random things to hate about Trump. IOW, butthurt.

  45. CiscoKid says:

    On today’s Trump presser.
    “I have no real life experience, never worked on an assembly line, swept and mopped floors, bagged groceries, dug coal or supported a family.
    But, but, I have from Yada-Yada University, where I majored in Journalism and minored in safe spaces, so now I’m a real reporter.
    See? Heres my Diploma.

  46. WMCB says:

    OMG. Kristol’s “impressive” 3rd party candidate may be revealed, and he’s a snoozefest.

  47. WMCB says:

    Article from above about Malaysia going full Sharia.

  48. elliesmom says:

    Crash and her bro left for home this morning. Their mom was discharged from the hospital this afternoon. Their aunt has things under control at their house. Ellie has pretty much slept all day. I looked at the piles of sand and laundry and went out to get a haircut and buy some new shoes. Guess what? When I got home, the sand and laundry were still here! No one stole them. It’s safe to go off and leave them for the day.

    • leslie says:

      LOL!! I could’ve told you that, em. You can leave it for a week and I promise you no one will take it away from you.
      I’m happy to hear your daughter was able to get back home.
      How’s the haircut? Enjoy your new shoes.❤

  49. Dora says:

    Oh Lord!

  50. DeniseVB says:

    Milo’s at UCLA tonight, I might start a new thread? Here’s a teaser……

  51. WMCB says:

    This tool is on a petty thinly-veiled rampage against Trump in his Twitter TL. 😀

  52. DeniseVB says:

    New thread up. Milo party tonight😉 Took me forever to find the livestream link.

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