Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets

As ASA-certified appraisers, Joe and Randy deliver high-quality appraisals, meeting and exceeding the most stringent industry quality standards. I have worked with both Joe and Randy over many years, and I was always impressed with their authentic and tell-it-like-it-is approach. Going beyond aircraft appraisals, Joe and Randy are well versed with litigation, bankruptcy, disposal and salvage for re-marketing and assessment, character expert witness statements, aircraft inspections and more. Combine this broad experience with decades of practice, an extensive data portfolio from past projects and you are sure to receive a high-quality, in-depth and holistic analysis with the highest level of professionalism and integrity.


Throughout all our projects, Joe and Randy have always displayed high-character leadership, transparency and a consistent approach to the marketplace. They always go out of their way to get the job done, on time, cost-effectively, and right, the first time. They are masters at providing high value with his services, and I highly recommend them.


Mike Kahmann, Consulting Services – Banks & Finance Co’s | Business Diagnostics | Sales Training | Team Building | Coaching Techniques

“I highly recommend Joe, Randy and their firm for aircraft valuations and inspections. Both Joe and Randy are ASA certified appraiser, and consistently produce a work product that meets or exceeds the highest industry and banking standards. I have always found Joe and Randy to be forthright and candid in their valuation and condition assessments, presenting a well-researched, logical, and empirically-solid basis for their opinions. They complete work on time, and on budget. Joe and Randy are true professionals in every sense of the word. I highly value my relationship with both Joe and Randy as one of the “go to” people in our industry to bring clarity to challenging valuation assignments.”


Kevin Sensenbrenner, ASA, Senior Vice President & Senior Managing Director – Head of Asset Management – Joe and his team are a valuable resource we use often in managing our aircraft portfolio. I can’t compliment him and his teams technical expertise enough. Joe provides confidence when needing timely market intelligence, aircraft appraisals, inspections, record audits, and flight operations or aircraft management reviews. I highly recommend Joe as he has been a preferred partner for all things when needing help with managing our aircraft.


David G. Mayer, Partner at Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP

As a service to my clients, I maintain and regularly vet trusted resources such as appraisers and consultants with capabilities that will enhance my client’s experience. Joe and Randy not only fall into my very short list in appraisal work, as does their team, but also their engaging personalities and extremely highly skill level make them great expert witnesses and comforting client contact.


David Sabin, Vice President at US Bank

Over the years Aeronautical Systems and that of their work has been extremely useful and insightful. Their valuation work is highly detailed with excellent due diligence from sales comparison and adjustments to the subject. Response times have been very good and reports easy to follow for enhanced credibility. I look forward to working with you in the future as opportunity exists.


Paul Cardarelli, Vice President of Sales at JETNET

Having known Joe and Randy for more than two decades I regard them to be among the very most competent and accomplished professional appraisers in the field of business aviation. I would recommend them without reservation.


Alasdair Whyte, Editor/ co-owner at Corporate Jet Investor, Helicopter Investor, Superyacht Investor, Revolution.aero

Joe and Randy are articulate and enthusiastic appraisers who are real experts when it comes to valuing business aircraft. They also are great company!


Paul Menconi, Financial services business development professional

I had the pleasure of working with Joe and Randy at Aeronautical Systems for several years while I was providing aircraft finance at Wachovia. Above all else, they are knowledgeable and provided outstanding appraisal services for our company. They interacted regularly with our clients and did so in a professional manner that helped reflect positively on their company as well as ours. I would not hesitate to use Joe and Randy’s services once again and highly recommend their work.


Bob Sommers, TD EQUIPMENT FINANCE INC – Senior Regional Manager: TD Securities & TD Bank NA, Large Corporate Group

Over the years, I have worked very closely with Joe and Aeronautical Systems on numerous aviation appraisal engagements. Joe is an extremely knowledgeable and energetic individual whose skill sets in the aviation industry are exemplary. During the engagements with Aeronautical Systems, Joe demonstrated a complete understanding of the timing, in concert with the delivery requirements needed to facilitate the assignments in a professional and expeditious fashion. Joe’s involvement in these engagements allowed for seamless execution.


Derek Marcello, Director of Asset Management at Regions Equipment Finance Corporation

It is with pleasure that I provide a professional recommendation for Joe, Randy and Aeronautical Systems. They are instrumental in the inspection and valuation of corporate aircraft.


Scott Hayes, Senior Vice President | Senior Leasing Sales Officer at Banc of America Leasing

I worked with Joe and Randy on many occasions over the years and their expertise’s were invaluable. Both Joe and Randy are extremely knowledgeable about the aviation industry and aircraft values in particular. They are very professional and have been great partners.


Judith Mencke, Associate at Neiman Marcus

I have had the opportunity to work on many transactions with Joe and Randy spanning over 20 years, at SouthTrust Bank, Wachovia, and Wells Fargo.  Joe and Randy have expansive knowledge in their fields and always work hard to accommodate the needs of their clients.