Joseph (Joe) T. Zulueta, ASA,  is the Managing Partner of Aeronautical Systems Inc., possesses broad aviation expertise, including jet aircraft valuation consulting at all levels, technical inspections and retrospective, current and future value appraising of aircraft assets.  He has been an independent aircraft appraiser and surveyor since the early 1990s.


     Mr. Zulueta also has been intimately involved in aviation financial analyses, fleet evaluations, contract maintenance and inspection “return” provisions, physical aircraft inspections, historical record auditing, redelivery services and remarketing strategies.


     Over the course of his aviation career, he has provided commercial jet and business aircraft market research along with value adjustment factors, retrospective, current and future value trend analyses.  He is noted as for his skill in maintenance periodicity analyses, maintenance cost estimating and technical report writing in support of the aircraft appraisal process.


     Earlier in his professional career, Mr. Zulueta directed operational management and scheduling of field service personnel, corporate liaison and quality control inspections.  He also was a field service representative, manufacturer technical liaison and performed inter-company customer relations.


     Mr. Zulueta is a licensed U.S. pilot and has completed numerous graduate courses within the aviation and appraisal disciplines.  A graduate of Trinity International University with a B.A., in Business Administration, he has been an independent aircraft appraiser, surveyor and acquisition manager since 1992.  He is a lecturer and author of aviation technical and appraisal reports and one of a few, selected senior aircraft appraisers designated by the American Society of Appraisers.