FW: Travel pool report 1: Wheels up

From: Evan McMorris-Santoro [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 10:52 AM
To: Velz, Peter
Subject: Travel pool report 1: Wheels up

Marine One touched down at JBA at 10.43 AM ET.

AF1 rolling on trip to Miami at 10.51 AM ET.

Your pooler spotted Bill Nye (see: Guy, T. Science) boarding the flight well ahead of POTUS. Nye is aboard to interview POTUS for a WH video as described by WH staff on last night's call previewing the trip.

In a quick interview, Nye told your pooler this is his 1st flight on AF1. He flew on AF2 "years ago" with VP Gore. As an engineer at Boeing in 1978, he apparently designed an anti-vibration tube for the 747's horizontal stabilizer that is likely in use aboard AF1.

Also he said he loves the smell of jet fuel. He also saluted potus as potus went into AF1.

Evan McMorris-Santoro
BuzzFeed News

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