NEW REPORT SHEDS LIGHT ON KALISPELL BYPASS’S $1 BILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT – FLATHEAD BEACON

NEW REPORT SHEDS LIGHT ON KALISPELL BYPASS’S $1 BILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT – FLATHEAD BEACON

Three major job sectors benefited most from its creation: retail trade (1,477 new jobs), dining (489) and services (490).

U.S. Drone Sales More Than Double Year-Over-Year

U.S. Drone Sales More Than Double Year-Over-Year

According to global information provider, The NPD Group, U.S. dollar sales of drones more than doubled in the 12 months ending February 2017, with a 117 percent increase year-over-year.

Bigfork Whitewater Festival, Aerial Action 2017

Bigfork Whitewater Festival, Aerial Action 2017

One of our favorite events each year in Northwest Montana is the Bigfork Whitewater Festival! Since 1976, kayakers & rafters from all over the country gather for a weekend and undertake fierce rapids in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

It's Your Time To Fly

It's Your Time To Fly

Join us for this FREE event to test your drone flying skills in flight cages, chat with drone service providers Birds Eye of Big Sky, LLC and learn about the opportunities, benefits, and basics of flying drones.

FAA Reports Drones Are Safer Than You Might Think

FAA Reports Drones Are Safer Than You Might Think

A new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to DJI drones. The new findings come from the Alliance for Safety System of UAS through Research Excellence, or ASSURE, which concludes that “small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed.”

Drone Clinic in Kalispell Press Release

Drone Clinic in Kalispell Press Release

A Drone Clinic is being held at the Fairgrounds Trade Center in Kalispell on May 13 from 11AM - 3PM. Drone service providers Birds Eye of Big Sky will talk about how drones are currently being used in various industries to improve workforce opportunity, basic regulations on recreational or commercial flight, and how mindful drone flight can help manage stress.

Women And Drones

Women And Drones

While only 4% of certified drone pilots are women, there is certainly room in the industry for feminine creativity and passion.  Danielle see's the power of utilizing technology to capture beauty, emotion and mental clarity.

3 Practices For New Pilots

3 Practices For New Pilots

Drones are exciting-- I'm totally enthusiastic about them too! However, every pilot (and soon-to-be-pilot for that matter) needs to be aware of how to properly maneuver their aircraft through manual mode incase orientation is ever questioned. The truth is, being a safe UAS pilot requires a good grasp of situational awareness.