Principals


Brian Foley, Founder

Brian Foley, Founder

Brian Foley is an independent market analyst in the aviation industry often quoted in trade press and business journals.  He formed Brian Foley Associates (BRiFO) in 2006 after 20 years as Dassault Falcon Jet’s Director of Marketing for business jets.  His career began at the Boeing Company in Flight Test and Marketing.


He has a dual degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Syracuse University, an MBA from Seattle University and completed the Wharton Executive Education Program on Corporate Governance.   He serves in a number of Board Member and Senior Advisor capacities.

Kyle Foley, Chief Technology Officer

Kyle Foley, Chief Technology Officer

Kyle Foley is currently an aerospace engineering student at Syracuse University.  He is a US Army combat veteran with a focus on line of sight and beyond line of sight telecommunications. He has been flying and designing drones for over five years and has been granted an FAA Section 333 exemption.  Kyle is also the director of Skyworks Project conducting UAS research. He has over 3 years of AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor experience and specializes in rapid prototyping.  He is an active member of AIAA,  AUVSI, AUSA and AMA.

Tony Shi, Lead Photographer

Tony Shi, Lead Photographer

Tony has been using drones for photo shoots for several years. As a photographer, Tony is a creative stock contributor for Getty Images. He is credentialed with an NYPD Press Pass and is a member of Nikon Professional Services (NPS) and Professional Photographer of America (PPA).