Who is Doug Parrott?
November 27, 2019
Douglas and Shirley Parrott have been Musselshell County residents since 1972. Driving East on Hwy 12, I drove to Doug and his wife Shirley's home along the scenic Musselshell River. His home overlooks the beautiful Musselshell river and valley. Doug is 94 years young, retired from a long career as a Northwest Orient pilot, and is the current head of the Roundup Airport Board.
I asked Doug to tell me a little about his career and how he became a pilot. Doug enlisted in the Navy in 1944 and began flying an airplane known as the Stearman. He learned air navigation, weather, flight planning, M...