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How Drones Can ‘Re-Green’ The Planet

UK based company Dendra has announced that it plans to plant 500 billion trees by 2060, by using AI and drones. A drone can plant two trees per second, according to the company, who are aiming to ‘re-green’ the planet. Dendra estimates that it would take just 400 teams… Read More

Why Use Surveying Drones?

For surveyors and GIS professionals, a surveying drone offers an enormous potential. Drones are becoming an increasingly popular method of surveying from the air, as they are a fast, safe and extremely cost effective. For roof inspections, bridge or large building surveys, drones are fast becoming the sensible choice for… Read More

Could Drones Become The Newest Attraction At Theme Parks?

The marine theme park SeaWorld in San Diego has just been granted permission by the California Costal Commission to pilot a drone light show to replace it’s nightly firework display. This however is yet to have been authorised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). If SeaWorld obtains the… Read More

How Drones Can Help With Social Media Marketing

As we are all aware, infographics, photographs and videos always do so well on social media due to the fact that people love to see things visually. With the growth of YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook it can sometimes be hard to set your content apart from the… Read More

Coverdrone At The Commercial UAV Show

On Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th November, Coverdrone attended for the sixth consecutive year the Commercial UAV Show at the ExCel London. The event is always a fantastic opportunity to network with Coverdrone clients, both current and potential. We also took the opportunity to catch up and reconnect with… Read More

Agriculture Drones – Main Benefits and Best Practices

In terms of drone adoption, agriculture is now the second largest industry, after construction, with the market for agriculture drones reaching $1.3 billion. Market analysist’s have claimed that by 2026, the market for agriculture drones is set to reach $6.52 billion. The demand will continue to grow as the cost… Read More

CAA Drones Reunited Scheme

On the 5th November 2019, the CAA launched a scheme, titled Drones Reunited, which is a platform set up to help recover drones that have been lost within the UK. Due to the launch of the new national drone registration scheme, which also launched on the same day, Drones… Read More

Uber Releases A New Look For Food Delivery Drones

Uber has released its latest design for a food delivery drone, that will not replace their existing driver-focused delivery service but will contribute instead. The new delivery service is set to launch in San Diego in 2020 which utilises ‘innovative rotating wings with six rotors’ to better enable the… Read More

Scotland Police To Use Drones To Help Find Missing People

Police Scotland have launched a new aerial drone system to help in searches for missing people. The drone uses advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot someone it is looking for from a tiny spot up to 150 metres away. Inspector Nicholas Whyte of Police Scotland’s air support… Read More

Coverdrone’s 30 Day Flight Test & Training Policy

As you may be aware, Coverdrone is proud to offer a free one-day insurance policy to drone pilots going through their flight examination with any NQE within the UK. However, what you may not be aware of is our 30-day flight test and training insurance policy. Key Features of… Read More

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Flyaways

Although our drone insurance policies cover in the event of a flyaway, we are pretty sure that you would rather that the incident did not occur in the first place! According to users’ flight data, the vast majority of flyaway’s are caused by several common pilot errors. Below we have… Read More