Kentucky governor puts two state planes up for sale on eBay

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Steve Beshear sounded like a used-plane salesman Wednesday, holding a news conference in a Capital City Airport hangar to announce the eBay auction of two state aircraft.

"They're well-maintained aircraft like all our aircraft," Beshear said in front of two state planes that had large "For Sale" signs in front of them.

For sale are a twin-engine 1975 Piper Navajo and a single-engine 1967 Cessna Skyhawk.

"The commonwealth does not need these planes anymore," Beshear said.

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