New England Patriots to become first NFL team to buy team plane

Tom Brady, Bill Belichick
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds a Super Bowl trophy while addressing the crowd along with head coach Bill Belichick, right, during a rally Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Boston, to celebrate Sunday's 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

(WTNH) — The New England Patriots are coming off of another Super Bowl championship.

According to ESPN, the Patriots are the first NFL team to buy their own plane for game travel.

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New England will actually have two planes.

One plane is the main plane, which is a completely retrofitted 767 aircraft with all first-class seats. The other plane is its backup which is currently based in Providence.

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On the outside of one of the planes is the team logo and five Lombardi Trophies on the tail.

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