Trey Willis

near Bentonville, AR...

Primary: Contract Pilot
Secondary: Corporate Pilot
Total Time: 13,018
Multi Engine Land: 10,744
Additional locations: 72712 Bentonville

About Me

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation & Aeronautical Science with over 30 years of experience.   15 of those years were spent flying for a fortune 1 company where I accumulated almost 9,000 Learjet hours and now have over 13,000 total hours while obtaining a perfect safety record.   I have also designed, built and run 3 separate flight departments during my career so far, all of which utilized Learjet 45 & 75 aircraft.   I have extensive Mexico, South America, Central America, Canada, Caribbean, Europe and Bermuda operating experience as well.  

Additional Skills

Proficient with Universal FMS as well as the Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics system.   Also proficient with the Garmin 5000 avionics suite.  


Airline Transport Pilot
Airplane Multi Engine Land
Flight Instructor

Type Ratings

LR-45/A, LR-JET/A, LR-70/A

Flight Time

13,018 hours
10,744 hours

Special Training

RVSM Certified, Atlantic Crossing/Ops, South American Ops, European Ops, CPR Training

Aircraft Experience

Learjet LR 31/35/55
Daily Rate: 800 - 1,000
Total: 4,000 hours
PIC: 3,100 hours
SIC: 900 hours
Learjet LR 40/45
Daily Rate: 900 - 1,200
Total: 4,216 hours
PIC: 4,216 hours
Last Recurrent: 12/2020
Learjet 70/75
Daily Rate: 1,000 - 1,200
Total: 621 hours
PIC: 621 hours
Last Recurrent: 12/2020

Employment History

Jul 1995 - Apr 2010
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Lear Jet Captain

All duties typically associated with being a corporate pilot. Operated the aircraft, ( Learjet 31,40 & 45 ), as PIC throughout North and Central America. Please see attached resume for complete work history.

Apr 2010 - Dec 2010
Gulf Offshore Marine, Inc.
Chief Pilot

Responsible for developing and building this new flight department. Worked closely with the FAA to achieve our letters of authorization for RVSM and MEL approval for a Lear jet 45 aircraft. Started the implementation process of an SMS program for the department. Went through the complete pre-buy and delivery process with Bombardier assuring that the aircraft's maintenance and record keeping was current and satisfactory. Managed full time and contract pilots and assigned duties as needed. Coordinated with our mechanic as well as Bombardier service center to track maintenance and service the aircraft as necessary. Developed monthly reports for invoicing hours flown to Smart Parts and MSP Gold as well as internal billing within the company. Operated the aircraft as Pilot in Command throughout the United States, Mexico, Bahamas and Bermuda. Responsible for the safe and efficient day to day operation of the flight department and it's personnel.

Jan 2011 - Present
Willis Aviation Enterprises, LLC
Owner/Learjet captain

Self-employed contract captain on the Learjet 45/75 aircraft primarily. Although I do act as SIC on various other corporate jets on an as needed basis. I have helped numerous flight departments both large and small covering North America, Latin America and Europe. I would be happy to provide a list of companies that I have assisted upon request.

Education History

Sep 1986 - Dec 1990
Henderson State University
3.00 GPA
Aviation & Aeronautical Science

Languages Spoken