Meet the Team
Bob Ludlam Aircraft Sales, Inc. is a distinctive business jet sales and acquisition firm with over 80 plus years combined experience and an active NBAA member for over 25 years. We specialize in professional, worldwide acquisitions, marketing and sales of quality executive aircraft. Expertise, knowledge and integrity have earned our company an excellent reputation in the aviation industry worldwide.
Susan Ludlam, President
Susan Ludlam is President of Bob Ludlam Aircraft Sales, Inc. Susan has been in aviation since 1970. She joined Bob in creating BLAS in 1982 and has assisted in establishing one of the leading and oldest aviation sales companies worldwide. She is the contract coordinator and administrator for the company handling all aspects of aircraft transactions, marketing, public relations, development, design, and advertising. Susan is also the special projects coordinator for aircraft acquisitions and sales.
Bob Ludlam, Jr., Vice President
Bob Ludlam, Jr. is the Vice President of Bob Ludlam Aircraft Sales, Inc. Bob has a broad knowledge aircraft sales and corporate aviation spanning the fleet. He has extensive knowledge of aircraft charter as he is the founder, former owner and operator of Jet Charter 365 LLC in Boca Raton, Florida. He earned a BBA Degree in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma and has logged over 10,000 flight hours during his flying career. He is an Airline Transport Pilot and holds type ratings in Airbus A320, Boeing 737/BBJ, Challenger 600/604/650, Citation Series CE500, CE525S , Falcon 10/20/50, Gulfstream II/III/IV/V with HUD and EVS, Hawker Series, Learjet 35/60, and Westwind Series. He is also an ATP rated Seaplane pilot, Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic, Flight Instructor, Helicopter pilot, and Boeing 727 flight engineer.
Amy N. Ludlam, Executive Sales Director
Amy Ludlam joined the firm of Bob Ludlam Aircraft Sales in early 2002 after graduating from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She currently is the head of the West Palm Beach, Florida based aircraft sales division as Executive Sales Director with responsibilities in research and development for acquisition, sales and consulting worldwide. Since joining the firm, Amy has traveled extensively, attended aircraft systems schools and has become well respected throughout the aviation industry.
Kevin Syfert, Executive Sales Director
Kevin Syfert has joined the sales team of Bob Ludlam Aircraft Sales, as our Midwest Executive Sales Director of new business development. He is a well-respected member of the aviation community with over 35 years in the industry. He brings a vast expertise of customer support, sales and aircraft maintenance across multiple airframes. Kevin was previously the Director of Customer Support and Director of Service Center Maintenance Programs for Textron, Beechcraft and Piaggio product lines at West Star Aviation for many years.
Bob Ludlam, Sr.
Bob is second-generation aviation and has been flying since an early age. He is a former corporate pilot and instructor. Bob has logged over fifteen thousand flight hours with type ratings in Citation, Westwind, Sabreliner, Hawker and Learjet to his credit. He was a designated PPE examiner with the Federal Aviation Administration for ten years and a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. Equipment flown in the Air Force includes T-38’s, C 97 and C 124’s with extensive international operations.
Bob has been in aircraft sales since 1974 and created his own sales company in 1982. He has built a successful business by relying on his expertise in aviation and an extensive knowledge of corporate aircraft combined with the multitude of excellent clients along the way. He has built the company from a start-up concept to one of the leading and oldest aviation sales companies worldwide. Bob specializes in jet and turboprop acquisition and sales.
1000+ Reasons to choose us
Services we provide
Selection of the proper aircraft for your business is a multifaceted task. Your mission statement balanced with financial considerations, tax issues, FAA requirements, and compliance with IRS codes is a complex part of today’s sale and acquisition. All aspects of a transaction must be considered. We have extensive sales/acquisition experience and work with qualified professionals to assist in the process to achieve optimum results to make your sale or acquisition a pleasant and rewarding experience. Our experienced research department is equipped with the tools to provide real time global data to determine the very best equipment to fulfill your aircraft requirements. Allow us to do the work while you enjoy the experience.
- Planning: Establish a plan to meet your aircraft requirements.
- Analysis: Establish the specific equipment for purchase
- Letter of Intent: Establish the terms for the purchase of the asset.
- Procedure: Establish a time line for inspection, acceptance and acquisition
- Delivery: Establish and complete all parameters of transaction to meet the delivery date.
- Post Delivery: Support post-Closing and delivery documentation and transition to Service.
Our dedication to performance, integrity and reputation over 80 + years of combined experience has resulted in a customer base that ranges from individual business men to Fortune 500 companies. Our clientele and the long-term relationships we have experienced, over multiple transactions, exemplify our success. Their complete confidence in our ability to deliver comprehensive and timely transactions, without taking valuable time away from their business is our reward.
- Planning: Discuss your Aircraft with you to determine requirements and value expectations.
- Analysis: Taylor a marketing campaign specific to your aircraft.
- Advertisement: Design and compose advertising to promote the sale.
- Prospective Buyers: Review the equipment with prospective buyers through our global network. Receive and review offers of qualified buyers.
- Inspection & Delivery: Establish and complete all parameters of transaction to meet the delivery date.
- Post Delivery: Support post-closing and delivery documentation and transition to the new owner.
The Sky is The Limit!
Jet Charter 365, LLC is the realization of over 20 years of aircraft management, sales and worldwide charter experience. We operate a Bombardier Learjet 60, which hangars in Boca Raton, Florida. Jet Charter 365, LLC is taking a direct “hands on” approach to Luxury Private Jet travel. Each and every detail will be executed with care and precision. We can achieve this standard of excellence on every single flight, as your Captain is also the company owner. Should you have interest in the purchase of an aircraft, please feel free to discuss with the Captain.
- Evaluate: Discuss your mission statement, budget considerations and select the correct type of equipment to achieve the desired operation.
- Review: Research global data for the desired aircraft.
- Procure: Negotiate the lease parameters to fit the lessee and lessor.
- Finalize: Finalize all details to complete the transaction.
- Closing: Close and Delivery the aircraft to lessee under the terms of the lease.
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Bob Ludlam Aircraft Sales
Bob Ludlam, Chairman
618.377.1000 Office | 618.377.2000 Fax | 618.406.1124 Cell
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Bob Ludlam Jr, Vice President
Amy N. Ludlam, Executive Sales Director
618.717.2784 Office | 561.740.8171 Fax
Susan J. Ludlam, President