9 July 2014
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is set to auction abandoned classic aircraft that has been seating idly at the General Aviation area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the airport authority said Tuesday.
MIAA Legal Department Manager Perla Eslao Dumo has said that “abandonment proceedings” are now being undertaken by the airport authority for the disposal of 12 planes which includes a Douglas Corporation DC-3 plane built in 1943 originally for the US Air Force before it was sold and re-registered as RP-C147(cn 20767). The rest covers RP-C368, N102DH (cn 20830), some of which are owned by Gemino Pilapil, Jacob Lim, Jyoti P. Chatlani and Max Manning, and a 1950 era C-121J Super Constellation (N4247K c/n 4144) owned by William Crawford which can still be operational.
The auction also includes McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32s previously operated by Cebu Pacific, and Mosphil Aero's Antonov AN-26B, Cessna 150 owned by Fredelito Juane, and Grumman American AA-IA Yankee.
The list of the auction planes are enumerated below