Elvis Presley’s Red Velvet Plane

The last airplane that Elvis Presley bought, as a co-owner with his father, Vernon Presley has become available for sale in May 2017.

While the mainstream media is purring over the red velvet interior and other Elvis customizations; it is doubtful that he ever flew in it.

Elvis’s plane to be auctioned after sitting on runway for 30 years

Elvis Presley’s jet to be auctioned after sitting for 30 years | Fox News

This aircraft has never been restored and features original external painting and detailing, as well as original interior, the listing reads.
The interior was custom designed to Elvis’ specifications. Down to the gold-tone, woodwork, inlay and red velvet seats and red shag carpet. The jet is currently owned by a private collector, who has not been named. It does not look in good condition.
This rare airplane is one of only 204 aircraft manufactured between 1957 and 1978 by Jetstar – Lockheed.
Elvis Presley is the bar of success and excess that others follow
Elvis Presley, during his life was covered extensively by the media, glorying in his personification of the American Dream equally with vilifying him for sullying everything America stood for.
Elvis & Vernon Jet for Auction: Elvis’ last privately-owned jet will be auctioned on May 27, after sitting for more than 30 years on the tarmac in Roswell, New Mexico. It has no engines and has never been restored.
The 1962 red Lockheed JetStarOne which Elvis purchased in July 1976 (via a trade-in on his previous investment in a Dessault-Falcon airplane) eventually became the center of a long drawn-out FBI investigation “Operation Fountain Pen” where Elvis and Vernon were swindelled in an aircraft refurbishment deal.
The plane is being sold without reserve until May 27.Go here to the auction site for more details
(News, Source;ElvisInfoNet)

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This undated file photo provided by GWS Auctions, Inc. shows a private jet once owned by Elvis Presley, on a runway in New Mexico.

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