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How To Make A Claim With Coverdrone

Coverdrone is dedicated to providing a first class, fast claims service as we know how important it is to get you back up and running as quickly as possible. If you are able to provide us with all the information that we require we can usually work to a 48… Read More

Coverdrone’s Top Tips For Flying Your Drone Safely

Drones are changing the norm of aviation and are bringing a whole new group of pilots to the skies. Although this is exciting for the aviation industry, it can also be a challenge. Below we have outlined our top tips to ensure that we are all flying in the safest… Read More

Five Reasons To Insure With Coverdrone

Coverdrone is a comprehensive aviation insurance product for both the commercial and recreational drone industry, offering bespoke protection. Below we have highlighted five reasons why thousands of drone operators choose to insure with Coverdrone, and why you may wish to consider us at your next renewal… Flexible Policy Periods Coverdrone… Read More

Drones To Be Used By Police To Catch Dangerous Drivers

In the hope of reducing the number of dangerous drivers on the road, the Metropolitan police will become the first British force to deploy a drone to monitor road users. The drone will be utilised over roads in London later this month as part of the Vision Zero week. Vision… Read More

Coverdrone’s Free Flight Examination Cover

Did you know that we offer a free, one day, flight examination policy? A new feature, that we introduced last year, is our free flight training cover for clients going through any flight examination with any NQE within the UK. Once registered with Coverdrone, clients are able to obtain a… Read More

DJI Drones To Reduce Collision Risk

DJI has recently announced that as of January 2020, all DJI drone models released that weigh more than 250 grams will include AirSense technology, which receives ADS-B signals from nearby aeroplanes and helicopters. The drone pilot will then be warned that a plane or helicopter is nearby so they… Read More

How Drones Are Revolutionising Geographic Information Systems

Geographic information systems (GIS), have many different applications across various industries such as resource management, development planning, scientific research, disaster management, market research and more. GIS involves the gathering of data, most of which has a geographic component, into maps so that it can be visualised, analysed and better understood. Read More

What Makes Up A Good Drone Law?

Regulating new technologies has always been a complex task for authorities. This is due to the extremely fast pace that innovation moves at, and regulations must encompass technological leaps at the same time as they occur. It is hard to strike the balance between being responsible and facilitating drone regulation,… Read More

Drones Impacting Climate Change

Drones are recently having a substantial effect on how climate change is being studied and how we can reduce its impacts. Below we have listed five ways in which drones are affecting climate change for the better! Collecting Data When required, drones can be outfitted with a range of sensors… Read More

Human Factors That Can Affect Your Drone Flight

As our highest cause of claims is due to pilot error, it is important that you as a drone pilot, are aware of the elements that can cause failure to perform to a satisfactory standard. Within this blog post we will be discussing the main mechanisms of human performance that… Read More

Could Drones Power Your Home One Day?

Recently, a growing number of companies have announced that they believe that drones could be a viable way to tackle the stronger and more consistent high-altitude winds. According to recent figures from the US Energy Information Administration, in 2018 wind power generated five times more electricity than in 2008… Read More

Drone Delivers Organ To Transplant Patient

For the first time, a drone has delivered a kidney to a transplant patient in Maryland, America. The patient, who had waited eight years for a donor, received a successful transplant after a 10 minute (2.7-mile test flight) a few hours after the delivery. The US flight required a specially-designed… Read More