Neptune First Officer's Training Gives Him Expertise to Go from Mechanic to Pilot

Jerrel Storrud took the route of becoming a mechanic first and a pilot later.

Jerrel Storrud was always interested in aviation, but circumstance led him to become an auto mechanic. Eventually, he became an aircraft mechanic at Neptune Aviation in Missoula, Montana.

He continued to pursue ratings, gaining the experience to step into the roll of first officer at the aerial firefighting company.