Versailles, Ohio: Air Mail Pilot Sculpture

Metal air mail pilot donated to the airport by the Midmark Corporation in the late 1990s. They also gifted a golfer at the town golf course and a football player at the football field.

Darke County Airport

Address:
9724 Ohio 121, Versailles, OH
Directions:
Darke County Airport, SW of town.
Hours:
Outdoor (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
937-526-9126
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Air Mail Pilot Sculpture

Look for the flag in the cornfield; he's beside it. The airport is low and hard to spot when the corn is high.

[Kitsa, 08/03/2017]

Air mail pilot.

Air Mail Pilot Sculpture

Bronze statue of an old-time airmail pilot, looking into the skies for his next adventure!

[Stephen Francia, 06/22/2016]

According to the gentleman answering the phone at the airport, the statue was donated by a local corporation almost 20 years ago. He believes the name emblazoned across the back of the pilot's jacket -- Jim Davidson -- is the sculptor. However, searches online suggest "Jim Davidson" is a fake artist alias for statue knockoffs produced by foundries in Thailand! However, there's an American author and historian named Jim Davidson who has written about airmail pilot Charles Lindbergh....


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