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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

Drones Benefiting Society

Over the last few weeks, the news has been full of people discussing the way in which drones are currently being utilised to benefit society. From finding missing people to tracking and stopping fires, we have collated some of the recent stories in which drones have been used in fantastic… Read More

First Home Delivery Drone Service Launched

After five years of test flights, the very first home delivery drone service has been launched in Australia by Wing, a company owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet. The company will deliver takeaway food, coffee and medicines by drone to roughly 100 homes in Canberra. This follows Australia’s… Read More

Coverdrone At The Commercial UAV Expo Europe

From Tuesday 9th April to Wednesday 10th April, Coverdrone attended, for the third year running, the Commercial UAV Expo Europe. Situated at the RAI Amsterdam, the event welcomed approximately 1000 visitors consisting of speakers, exhibitors and attendees from all corners of the globe. The purpose of the event was… Read More

How ‘All Risk’ Cover Saved Radar Film Ltd

We know that you don’t get that warm fuzzy feeling that you get when you buy something like a drone, when you purchase insurance. We believe that what you are actually purchasing from us is our claims service. Our latest blog post is written by Chris Rawson, Managing Director… Read More

New ‘No-Fly’ Drone Zone Implemented

On Wednesday 13th March 2019, the new legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around airports, banning drones from flying within five kilometres of runways will be implemented. This restriction follows the steady rise in the reports of incidents involving aircraft, as the government says that the new stop-gap laws are… Read More