The U.S. President’s new helicopter (Marine One) included the very latest in stealth technology. It was not only invisible to radar, it couldn’t be seen by the naked eye. Just one spot remained visible over the critical exhaust ports. A spot about the size of a large bird.
The chopper spiraled over the bay. “We’re gonna crash, Mr. President,” said the pilot, “Long as we don’t get hit again, we’ll survive.”
Down on the ground, Ned said, “Never seen one smoke like that.”
“Biggest dang duck ever,” said Ewen, and he raised his shotgun to finish the bird off.
Written for the Friday Fictioneers.
The Air Force operates several specially designed aircraft for the POTUS (President Of The United States). However, any time a POTUS boards any Air Force plane, that plane becomes “Air Force One.” Similarly, the US Marines operate special helicopters. When the POTUS boards one, that helicopter becomes “Marine One.