Russian Aircraft Gets Makeover

 - Nov 29, 2008   Updated: Jul 25 2011
References: darkroastedblend
Renovation of the Russian president's aircraft began three years ago and is just now being completed. And you think you had problems with your remodeling contractors?

The Bristol, U.K. firm "Diamonite Aircraft Furnishings" got the £10m contract to refurbish the Russian presidential plane. Of course the tech stuff is hush-hush, but the interior photos are being released just now to the public.

Apparently gold isn't considered ostentatious to the Russian president.

Implications - Looking through the inside of the plane makes me think more of an garishly rich celebrity the likes of Diddy or Kanye West and not a world leader like the Russian President, but nevertheless, the inside of his aircraft resembles the kind of thing we're used to seeing in the back of someone's house during an episode of MTV's 'Cribs.' I