Darrel Mertens Owner, Certified Crop Adviser and Pilot
Darrel is the owner & founder of Aero Applicators, Inc. A native to Logan County, Darrel earned his pilot's license in high school and has been flying ever since. Darrel founded the company on the model of a family-owned business with strong values & integrity and those pillars still hold true today, 38 years later.
He attended NJC & CSU and holds a degree in Vocational Ag Education. Darrel is also a Certified Crop Adviser and has been an active member of the National Agricultural Aviation Association for many years.
Darrel loves spending time with his grandsons Harrison & Mac, flying, fishing, and fixing fence! You will likely find him around the hangar (with a cup of coffee in hand) working on whatever needs fixed, out visiting customers, or sneaking away for a quick flight in the Cub.