Meet the Team

It is the size of our company, the quality of our office staff, coupled with our meticulous attention to detail, that are the hallmarks of the ASI DIFFERENCE. Our Managing Partners and knowledgeable team possess an abundance of aviation experience. They have used their unique insight into the industry to evolve with the demands of the ever changing marketplace.

Joe Zulueta, ASA

Managing Partner and Accredited Senior Appraiser

Managing Partner of Aeronautical Systems Inc., has directed aviation portfolios, executed aircraft appraisals, forecasted future values and consulted on airplane equipment selection studies since the early 1990s.

Joe has been an independent aircraft appraiser, surveyor and portfolio manager since 1992. He is an author of aviation technical and appraisal reports and one of a few, select senior aircraft appraisers designated by the American Society of Appraisers. Mr. Zulueta, also has been intimately involved in aviation financial analyses, fleet evaluations, contract maintenance and inspection “return” provisions, physical aircraft inspections and associated historical record auditing, equipment returns and re-marketing strategies.

He is noted as well for his skill in overhauling periodicity analyses, maintenance cost estimating and technical report writing in support of the aircraft appraisal process. Joe is a licensed U.S. pilot, a senior appraiser and has completed numerous graduate courses within the aviation and appraisal disciplines. A graduate of Trinity International University (B.A. in Business Administration),

 

Randy De Long, ASA

Managing Partner - Aviation and Accredited Senior Appraiser

Managing Partner of Aeronautical Systems Inc., possesses broad aviation experience, including jet aircraft valuation consulting, technical inspections and appraisals.

Prior to launching Aeronautical Systems, Randy was Vice President of a large aviation consulting firm, primarily handling technical aircraft inspections, appraisals and future value forecasting. He managed aviation portfolios, performed appraisals, forecasted future values and provided consultation relative to aircraft selection studies, financial analyses, fleet evaluations, contract negotiations, physical aircraft inspections, redelivery services and re-marketing strategies.

A graduate of Washington State University (B.A. in Business Administration), Randy began his flying career in 1969 and currently is a licensed U.S. commercial pilot, airframe and powerplant mechanic and has completed numerous post-graduate courses within the aviation and appraisal disciplines.  He is an author of aviation technical and appraisal reports and one of a few select senior aircraft appraisers designated by the American Society of Appraisers.

Jason Calloway

Vice President - Operations

Mr. Calloway is a lifelong aviation enthusiast and has worked in the military, commercial, and business aircraft industries.  He began his career in the US Air Force Reserve, serving as a crew chief at Kelly AFB in his home state of Texas. After obtaining his Airframe & Powerplant license, he worked in overhaul maintenance for Delta Air Lines at their Atlanta base. From there he moved into aircraft sales for a private brokerage firm, specializing in regional turboprop aircraft.

Upon graduation at Florida Atlantic University, where he received a BBA in Management with a minor in Finance, Jason joined the Business Aircraft Finance group at CIT Bank. Initially responsible for marketing and sales support, he later transitioned to Asset Management, where he was actively involved in supervising the portfolio of CIT’s collateral aircraft.  In this role, he was responsible for monitoring aircraft usage, status of maintenance programs, lease returns, and arranging aircraft inspections.