drone experts

PROFESSIONAL PILOTS

17

CERTIFIED UAS OPERATORS

EXPERIENCE

OVER 20,000 HOURS OF COMBINED FLIGHT EXPERIENCE

CFI'S

3 CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

12

CERTIFIED MANNED COMMERCIAL PILOTS

EDUCATION

ALL PILOTS HAVE BACHELOR'S DEGREES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA

CFII'S

2 INSTRUMENT CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

PROFESSIONAL PILOTS

17

CERTIFIED UAS OPERATORS

20,000

OVER 20,000 HOURS OF COMBINED FLIGHT EXPERIENCE

12

CERTIFIED MANNED COMMERCIAL PILOTS

SCHOOL

ALL PILOTS HAVE BACHELOR'S DEGREES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA

CFI'S

3 CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

CFII'S

2 INSTRUMENT CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTORS

The Team

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Tommy Kenville

CEO

Tommy Kenville has over 30 years of aviation related experience, including 15 years at the University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation and founding the Unmanned Applications Institute (the first Institute for research, testing and consulting in the emerging unmanned aerial vehicle industry in North Dakota, founded in 2010) prior to merging with ISight.

Adam Lingwall

Adam Lingwall

CFO

Adam has a background in product development in the energy and agriculture industries. With a degree in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA, Adam brings unique experience to the ISight management team.

Nate Leben

Nate Leben

Vice President, Flight Ops

Nathan Leben, a University of North Dakota commercial aviation graduate, has been in the aviation industry for over 20 years with more than 15 years specifically pertaining to UAS. Nathan’s exceptional UAS expertise is a core strength of the ISight management team.

Joey Schmitt

Joey Schmit

General Manager

Joey Schmit has been building, flying and utilizing UAS technology and sensors since 2012. He is well-established in flight services, aerial data collection, data processing and is a certified sUAS thermographer. Joey has a background in education and is constantly seeking new knowledge and skills.

Doug McDonald

Flight Ops Flying with ISight since - 2017

Doug McDonald has more than 30 years of applied research, planning and development experience focusing on strategic development, unmanned systems and technology. Doug has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Dakota. Doug’s experience includes assignments in unmanned systems, aerospace, remote sensing, value-added agriculture and information technology.

Jennifer Fridolfs

Administrative Assistant Flying with ISight since - 2019

Jennifer brings over 15 years of experience in professional office executive assistant positions and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Jennifer skillfully manages administrative duties and client relations for her colleagues.

Adam Overvold

Chief Pilot / Watford City Site Manager Flying with ISight since - 2015

Adam Overvold is a University of North Dakota commercial aviation and Unmanned Aerial Systems graduate. He has piloted in command experience in several fixed wing and vtol UAS systems and maintains the highest level of professionalism in flight operations.

Ryan Moriearty

Assistant Chief Pilot Flying with ISight since - 2017

Ryan Moriearty is a University of North Dakota graduate with degrees in Unmanned Aerial Systems Operations and Aviation Management. He has broad knowledge and experience with both manned and unmanned aircraft operations.

Mike Link

Project Manager Flying with ISight since – 2017

Mike Link is a commericial pilot and University of North Dakota graduate with a Bachelors of Science of Unmanned Aerial Systems where he focused on UAS Systems and UAS operations. Mike’s experience includes aerial weather modification, cloud seeding and hail reduction. Mike brings hands-on experience in manned and unmanned aircraft operations.

Blake Prozinski

Director of Safety Flying with ISight since - 2017

Blake Prozinski is a University of North Dakota graduate with a degree in Unmanned Aircraft Operations. Blake specializes in airport operations and has participated in USDA APHIS Wildlife Services training.

Jake Brosman

Field Operations Specialist/CFI Flying with ISight since - 2019

Jake Brosman is a commercial & certified flight instructor rated pilot from St.Louis, MO. He is a University of North Dakota graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. He has a broad knowledge of manned and unmanned aeronautics, and started flying aircraft at 15. Jake has a passion to find innovative solutions using UAS to get jobs done.

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Zach Daly

Field Operations Specialist Flying with ISight since - 2019

Zachary Daly is a commercially rated pilot from Delano, MN. He is a University of North Dakota graduate with a major in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Zach has been building, flying, and modifying remotely piloted vehicles since the age of 13. His passion for aviation has encouraged him to develop a mentality for life-long learning and personal growth.

Jackson Frankenhoff

Field Operations Specialist Flying with ISight since - 2019

Jackson Frankenhoff is a commercial pilot from Luverne, MN. He is a University of North Dakota graduate with a major in Unmanned Aircraft Systems and a Specialization in safety. He is always looking for new ways to utilize UAS where they haven’t been used before.

Field Operations Specialist Flying with ISight since - 2020

Joe Schoepfer is a commercially rated pilot from Sioux City, IA. He is a University of North Dakota graduate with a major in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. He has always had a great interest in aviation and first piloted a plane at the age of 16. He is always looking for new ways to integrate UAS into everyday life.

Kyle Bloomquist

Field Operations Specialist Flying with ISight since - 2020

Kyle Bloomquist is a Private Pilot from Vadnais Heights MN. He has been operating UAS commercially since summer of 2015 and has been building and testing remote aircraft, and interested in aviation since he was a young kid.

Logan Couture

Field Operations Specialist/CFI Flying with ISight since - 2020

Logan Couture is a double major graduate from the University of North Dakota in Commercial Aviation and Unmanned Aircraft Systems. He is a Commercial Pilot with Multi Engine and CFI ratings. His expanded knowledge of aviation helps bring the Isight team new ideas and possibilities. He is a proud owner of a Piper Cherokee and enjoys spending his free time flying with friends.

Austin Yaggie

Field Operations Specialist Flying with ISight since - 2019

Austin Yaggie is from Fargo ND and is a student at UND majoring in Business Economics. He is a certified commercial drone operator, and has had a passion for aviation that was passed down from his dad and grandpa.

 

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Trevor Hoggatt

Commercial Pilot & Drone Operator Flying with ISight since - 2020

Trevor Hoggatt is from Parker, Colorado and a graduate from UND with a minor in professional flight. He is a commercial pilot with instrument and multi engine ratings as well as a commercial drone operator. 

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Dawson Burkhardt

Commercial Pilot & Drone Operator Flying with ISight since - 2020

Dawson Burkhardt is from Trimont, Minnesota and is a UND graduate with a Bachelors in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. He is a Commercial pilot with multi engine and instrument ratings. Dawson is excited to fulfill his dream of working as a pilot.

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Hunter Hegel

Commercial Pilot & UAS Operator Flying with ISight since - 2020

Hunter Hegel is a recent UND graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. His studies at UND earned him both manned and unmanned certifications that include Commercial Single and Multi-Engine Land with instrument rating, Commercial Part 107, and is a Certified Flight Instructor. Hunter is a native of Fargo, North Dakota and is excited to see where the world of aviation can take him.