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Charles Bohmer driving his Ercoupe, 1947

Posted on October 29, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Charles Bohmer, of Bohmer Flying Service, drove his Ercoupe back to Blue Grass Field on February 25, 1947, after a month's display in Kinkead-Wilson Motor Company showrooms, 177 North Mill Street in downtown Lexington. Shorn of it's wings and throttled back to 45 miles and hour the single engine plane navigated city streets and Versailles Pike under its own power without incident. The plane was escorted by city and county patrolmen to the airport. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Charles Bohmer of Bohmer Flying Service drove his Ercoupe back to Blue Grass Field on Feb. 25, 1947, after a month’s display in Kinkead-Wilson Motor Co. showrooms, 177 North Mill Street in downtown Lexington. Shorn of its wings and throttled back to 45 mph,┬áthe single-engine plane navigated city streets and Versailles Pike. The plane was escorted by city and county patrolmen to the airport. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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