Author Archives: Jess Brown

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 Creates High-Security Solution For Government Drone Programs

DJI have recently launched a new comprehensive drone solution, created specifically for use in high-security situations by government agencies around the world, the DJI Government Edition. A series of government agencies around the world have voiced their concerns at possible data leaks or tracking of telemetry data in the… Read More

Air Bourne Drones Ltd Launch New Product – Bumpcage

Air Bourne Drones Ltd, a father and son team based in Droitwich, Worcestershire, have recently introduced to the drone market their first product which is designed to aid drone pilots who carry out close proximity work, such as internal building inspections, and provides protection for the drone. The Bumpcage,… Read More

EU Publish New Rules On European Drone Operations

On 11th June 2019, European drone rules were published to ensure the safety and security of drone operations across Europe. The rules, amongst others, will help to protect the safety and the privacy of EU citizens whilst enabling the free circulation of drones and a level playing field within the… Read More

Drone Registrations In Ireland Booming

Within Ireland, the number of drones registered has more than doubled since the introduction of legislation four years ago. At the time in which the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rockets Order of December 2015 which governs the use of drones was introduced, only around 5,000 drones were in use. 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