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Equipment Only Drone Cover!

Coverdrone’s latest update to our online platform results in many benefits for drone operators. There is complete flexibility with our drone insurance policies! Drone operators can now purchase equipment on its own with no need to insure the public liability element. Why have we done this? We wanted to… Read More

Free Flight Examination Cover!

How does a free, one day, flight examination cover policy sound? Pretty helpful right? We are pleased to say that at Coverdrone, we can provide exactly that for our clients based within the UK and EU. Our free flight examination cover is available to everyone taking their commercial flight… Read More

Weight Categories Expanded!

Originally, our Maximum Take-Off Mass (MTOM), or drone take-off weight, for our policyholders was 25kg. The good news is that we have increased our permitted take-off weight to a much greater limit.Our maximum drone take-off weight has increased to a maximum of 75kg! This is great news for… Read More

5 Reasons Why Recreational Drone Operators Should Have Insurance!

Recreational drone insurance is highly recommended for recreational drone operators despite it not being a legal requirement for drone pilots operating their drones recreationally. It is a requirement however, for recreational drone operators to obtain both a Flyer ID and Operator ID.Below are 5 great reasons why you should… Read More

Coverdrone Expand Their Claims Department!

‘FlySafe, we’ve got you covered’Did you know that all Coverdrone’s claims are handled in-house? No matter what, you will always be guaranteed to speak to a member of our specialist claims team!  As Coverdrone continues to expand, it was time for us to welcome a brand-new member to our claims team. Read More

Drone Industry Predicted To Become A $40+ Billion Industry By 2026

German company Droneii (Drone Industry Insights) released their Drone Market Report for 2021-2026 earlier this August 2021. Droneii have predicted a major growth within the commercial drone industry at ‘9.4% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) for a global drone market that is already worth US $26.3 billion… Read More

Wingtra announce new WingtraOne GEN II

Earlier this August (2021), Switzerland based VTOL drone producer Wingtra announced their latest addition to the Wingtra drone models, the WingtraOne GEN II! Coverdrone have been in partnership with Wingtra since March 2020. What does VTOL mean? As stated on Wingtra.com, ‘VTOL stands… Read More

Drones – Professional Indemnity

Coverdrone offer professional indemnity cover for commercial operators. It’s an important optional coverage and has many aspects to the protection it affords clients. The cost is relatively low, and we would recommend all our commercial customers to consider adding this to their policy. Professional indemnity insurance can cover a… Read More

5 Ways Drones Can Be Used In Sport

Over the past few years there has been a surge in the use of drones both commercially and recreationally. Drones have opened a whole new world for how they can be used in professional sport across the world in a multitude of different ways. Coverdrone looked into the different ways… Read More

Europe’s New U-Space System

“European concept “U-Space” is being tested at the Port of Hamburg and provides the basis for expanding commercial drone use.” (Droniq, 2021). Manning air traffic can be challenging at times, however with the testing of the latest new U-Space Concept it could be completely transformed and… Read More

Using Your Drone In Europe – What Are The Rules?

Drone flying and operation safety is at the heart of Coverdrone. Rules for non-EU residents who are drone operators have improved in the recent months.EASA, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency simplify the crucial points that you need to remember when flying your drone within Europe.You… Read More