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About - Rich Barlow

President/Managing Director of Technical Services

JAG was originally founded by Rich in 2006 to provide technical assistance to aircraft buyers, operators, brokers and appraisers.  This assistance included on-site aircraft inspections, records audits, advise on technical and regulatory requirements and nuisances of Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and aircraft models.

Rich's  early career  began in the US Army as a Helicopter Technician.  Following his separation Rich held technician and management positions at some of the country's leading airlines and maintenance facilities.   

Building on his experience in aircraft maintenance, quality and powerplants, Rich joined AVITAS (a world leading aviation consultancy) as an aircraft Auditor. There he performed physical inspections, records audits, lease redelivery and even repossession of hundreds Commercial and Business aircraft, engines, flight simulators and spares.  As Manager-Aircraft Valuations he provided valuations of Billions of dollars worth of aviation assets.   Rich later founded GRA Aviation Specialists, a boutique aviation consultancy which rose to one of the top 10 appraisal companies in the world.


In addition to operating JAG,  over the past 20 years Rich has been involved in business development, marketing and sales of aircraft, maintenance and modifications with widely respected companies such as Hawker Beechcraft and Constant/Nextant.


About - Eoghan (Owen) Joyce

Managing Partner – Flight Operations/Fleet Analysis

Eoghan comes to us with a ton of varied operational experience with expertise in regional airline operations and business aviation serving the executive and ULHNW private aviation market sector. His experience includes Airline management, business aircraft management and flight department operations. Flight experience includes 15 years supporting domestic and global operations in intercontinental range aircraft.   Eoghan is a CFI/ATP and holds type ratings in the Gulfstream family, Hawker family as well as the Citation X and Beechjet.  Additionally, Eoghan is fully qualified and experienced in flight operations in the extreme northern regions of North America with a variety of equipment such as the DC-3 and deHaviland Beaver.

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