Aquila Air Capital Recruits Lisa Cardinali as Technical Records Director

Aquila Air Capital (“Aquila”), a leading specialty aviation finance platform, announced today the appointment of Lisa Cardinali as Technical Records Director.

“We warmly welcome Lisa to Aquila and look forward to applying her extensive background in technical records management as well as aircraft inspections and maintenance, documentation, regulatory compliance, and reporting. She will greatly benefit our technical operations and make meaningful contributions to the implementation of our technical department’s policies, procedures, and controls,” said Al Wood, Aquila Air Capital’s Chief Executive Officer. 

Lisa joined Aquila from Arizona-based ITS, where she most recently held the role of Quality and Technical Records Manager. Since 2017, Lisa has also been the owner of The Records Engine LLC, a consulting practice focused on providing aviation clients with technical record management services for their aircraft, engine, APU, and landing gear-related requirements. Prior to that, she was Quality Assurance Manager at AvAir and Senior Analyst at AeroTurbine, Inc. Lisa started her aviation career at United Parcel Service as UPS Aircraft Records Supervisor. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Training and Development from the University of Louisville.  

“I am looking forward to my new role with Aquila, where I can utilize my extensive knowledge and background in the aviation industry to help provide meaningful solutions for lease management and technical oversight,” commented Cardinali.

About Aquila Air Capital

Founded in 2021, Aquila Air Capital (“Aquila”) is a specialty finance platform focused on providing aviation asset financing, as well as purchasing and leasing aircraft and engines. Led by a management team with decades of experience in the aerospace and aviation industries, Aquila is a trusted partner to all players in the value chain, from buyers and sellers of assets to operators in need of creative and timely solutions for their critical business needs.