The plan shown above had been widely shared on social media and appears to show the plans for the new UK livery that is currently being applied to an RAF Airbus Voyager.
The RAF’s VIP configured Airbus Voyager, ZZ336, is used for transport of Government officials and the British Prime Minister prompted the aircraft to be dubbed “Boris Force One”.
The plans have not been confirmed from any official source but that didn’t stop one aviation enthusiast creating a Photoshop “mock-up” using the diagram.
Some, including former national security adviser Lord Ricketts, complained that the aircraft would be rendered useless for wartime roles such as air to air refuelling and troop transport but this particular aircraft is almost exclusively used for VIP transport.
If war were to break out of course it could be returned to RAF Grey in a short amount of time.
There have also been concerns about the cost of the livery, estimated at £900,000, however, Voyager ZZ336 was due to repainted anyway.