Cusco Aviation, LLC announced that William McElfresh, CEO at Pacific Aviation Capital, will collaborate with Cusco Aviation as Senior Advisor, Business Development joining Cusco Aviation's Advisory Board alongside Dave Thompson and Amelia Mafe.

Bill has over 35 years of experience in commercial aircraft and jet engine manufacturing, sales, leasing and support and has been a key individual in developing the leasing business. Bill was the Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Strategic Development and a Board Member of Willis Lease Finance Corporation.

As Executive Vice President at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi owned Engine Lease Finance, he helped build and develop the Marketing and Sales Support Organization. Bill was a partner building both Turbine Engine Support Company and International Aircraft Support, Inc.

Prior to joining IASI, he developed and managed the Worldwide Spares Support and Overhaul Operations for the Power Accessories Division of TRW, Inc. Prior to TRW, he was an Aircraft Maintenance Officer in the United States Air Force assigned to VIP and NASA Support Operations.

Bill holds a B.A. from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

Manuel E. Cordero, Cusco Aviation's President and CEO commented: We are thrilled to have Bill as part of our advisory group in this new phase of Cusco's growth. Cusco Aviation, LLC is a San Francisco Bay Area based Aircraft Leasing company focused on a 20-25 narrowbody midlife aircraft portfolio. For more information please contact us at or call 925 322 9205.