State Of Illinois Hosting Auction For State Aircraft


 The State of Illinois is hosting a sale/ auction for five (5) surplus State aircraft.  A Bidder Application Form and a $5,000.00 bidder’s deposit must be submitted to be eligible to submit a bid.  The auction launched on July 2, 2015, and will close on August 3, 2015, beginning at 3:15 P.M.

Please utilize the link below to view bidder instructions, Auction Terms & Conditions, and the aircraft – Beechcraft King Air, Sikorsky Helicopter, and three (3) Cessna’s:

PREVIEW:  Preview of the aircraft is reserved for only pre-qualified and approved bidders.  The State of Illinois will preview the aircraft by appointment only.  Please contact Robert Thorpe, IDOT Division of Aeronautics, at 217-785-3275 to schedule your preview.

The technical point of contact for the aircraft sale/auction is:

Robert Thorpe
Section Chief of Aircraft Maintenance
Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics
Phone: 217-785-3275

For all questions regarding the sale of state aircraft, terms of this sale, accessing the auction website, or general inquiries, please contact:

Thomas Whitehead
CMS, Property Control
Illinois Department of Central Management Services
Phone: 217.785.6903




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