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DJI Launches All-In-One FPV Drone System

On 2nd March 2021, DJI launched an entirely new type of drone which has not been available up until this point. DJI FPV combines the first-person view and high-speed performance of racing drones, the cinematic camera sweep of traditional drones and the safety and transmission technology of DJI’s… Read More

The Increasing Use Of Drones Within The Emergency Services Sector

Drones are quickly becoming an invaluable asset to the emergency services sector; from helping to tackle and prevent fires, to aiding search and rescue missions. Within this article we are going to have a look closer at the benefits of using drones to the emergency services and how our commercial… Read More

How To Make Sure That Your Equipment Is Covered Correctly

When filling out our quote form, we ask you to separate your airborne equipment and ground equipment. The reason we do this is because ‘airborne’ equipment is considered to be a higher risk than equipment that will only ever be used on the ground. If you are able to separate… Read More

An Insight Into Coverdrone’s Claims

We’d like to share with you an insight into the types of claims we received in 2020. This will hopefully be a useful read and help to make you aware of the most common risks involved with drone operations. We are proud to say that we settled 99.25% of claims… Read More

Coverdrone Receives Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

We are extremely excited to announce that we have won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to businesses that use Feefo to collect… Read More

Researchers Develop Way To Keep Drones Flying When Motor Fails

Currently, if a motor fails during a drone flight, this leads to only three of the usual four rotors working. With only three rotors working, the drone will lose stability and inevitably crash, unless an emergency control strategy sets in. However, researchers at the University of Zurich and the… Read More

10 Ways Drones Have Improved Our Lives In 2020

Although 2020 was a tough year for the majority of us, it was the year in which society saw drone technology help people all over the world in a variety of different ways. Below we have listed 10 ways that drones have been utilised: Fighting The Spread Of COVID-19… Read More

Australia Trial Traffic Control System For Drones

In Geelong, a trial of a traffic control system for low altitude aircrafts has been successfully completed, paving the way for safer and more efficient management of drones across Australia. The system was trialled as a partnership between Telstra, Thales, AUAV (Australian Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), & the… Read More

CLIENT FEATURE: Drone SAR For Lost Dogs UK

Coverdrone are always looking to support any organisation that utilise drones in a positive way to benefit society, which is why we are extremely proud to be announcing that we are now working with and sponsoring the voluntary group – Drone SAR For Lost Dogs UK! Within this article,… Read More

Drones Reforesting The Planet Faster Than Humans

There are a number of reasons why we need to reforest Planet Earth. Less than one fifth of the Earth’s original forests have survived the rise of the human race since the last glaciation. The biggest effect from loss of forests is loss of habitat and the resultant loss of… Read More

Australian Drone Registration To Open End of September

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) mandatory drone registration and pilot accreditation will open later on this month – Wednesday 30th September. This was originally set to open earlier in the year however was deferred due to COVID-19. The new drone registration and pilot accreditation will require everyone using a… Read More