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Coverdrone Receives Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2020

Coverdrone 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 genuine… Read More

Public Supports More Drone Use In Return For Tighter Controls

A report recently commissioned by Vodafone has found that more than four out of five people in the UK support the greater use of drones by the emergency services, as long as stringent safety, security and monitoring measures are in place. The survey made several recommendations for overall drone policy… Read More

First Drone & Data Academy Opens In Africa

On 13th January, the first African Drone and Data Academy opened in Lilongwe, Malawi. The move is part of efforts to promote the use of drones in programmes and services that will impact the lives of children and young people. The academy will develop expertise in the use of drones… Read More

Coverdrone’s Recreational Drone Insurance Policy

We are extremely well known for our industry leading commercial policy, however what you may not be aware of is that we also offer a recreational drone insurance policy. Since launching the product in December 2018, the policy has been extremely popular due to our fantastic policy features and flexible… Read More

Canadian Company To Plant A Billion New Trees By 2028 With Drones

A group of scientists in Canada have announced a new initiative to utilise drones to plant new tress cheaply and quickly in part of an effort to fight against the negative effects of climate change and deforestation. The Canadian company, Flash Forest, began testing its drone delivery systems in… Read More

H2Go Power Seeks To Power Drones With Hydrogen

H2Go Power is a team of people based at the Imperial College of London that has built what it believes to be the future of air travel by powering drones with hydrogen. H2Go Power is seeking a patent to store the explosive gas cheaply and safely. Until now, storing… Read More

New Years Eve Fireworks Replaced By Drone

Cities around the world turned to drones, rather than fireworks, on Tuesday night to entertain thousands celebrating the New Year. Shangai and Singapore are a couple of the cities, to name a few, that created unbelievable shapes and patterns with drones that have gone viral. How Do Drone Shows Work?… Read More

Drones To Potentially Deliver Blood & Chemo Kits For NHS

Transport planners are bidding for the first UK trails to commence, utilising drones to carry packages between hospitals, GP surgeries and hospital labs. Medics claim that the technology could mean more accurate results, in time-sensitive situations. Transport planners have also said that the drones could be used to cover parts… Read More

Drones To Monitor South Coast Of England For Migrant Boats

It has recently been announced that along the south coast of England, drones will monitor for migrant boats trying to bring people into the country illegally. The unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will cover a large area of the Channel, from Eastbourne to Margate. The CAA has said that the flights… Read More

CAA BVLOS Guidelines Could Boost Use Of Drones On Construction Sites

Currently, drone flights beyond the visual line of sight of the operator (BVLOS) requires permission from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and can only occur in specific, restricted cases. However, new guidelines published by the CAA, propose relaxing those rules to support the construction industry and change the way… Read More