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Coverdrone Drone Photography Competition

As we are so close to reaching the 1000 following mark on our Instagram account, today we are launching our third Instagram photography competition! Kindly provided by Heliguy, we have an unbelievable prize of a DJI Osmo Mobile to give away! The DJI Osmo Mobile gives everyone… Read More

Meet Visualskies Aerial Services

Coverdrone offers insurance to a variety of commercial drone operators from many different industries, one of which being Visualskies Aerial Services. Visualskies is an aerial focused technology company providing photographic and surveying services for heritage, construction, film and tv sectors. Founded in 2015 in South London by… Read More

Updated Requirements For UK UAS PfCO Applications

From 1st October 2019, a rejection/assessment fee will be introduced for applications which do not meet the UK CAA’s required standard. With various changes being made recently, below we have clarified the exact information required within your application, and reasons why your application may be rejected. How Do I… Read More

15 Tips For Recreational Drone Pilots

Becoming a new drone  pilot can be extremely exciting, however don’t rush into flying just yet… It is relatively straightforward to take off, but do you know every button’s function or have a good understanding of how your drone reacts to the remote controller? Before you take flight, you should… Read More

How Drones Could Help Tackle The Amazon Fires

This month, images of the burning Amazon rainforest have been shared all over the news around the world. The fires, that are believed to have been set deliberately by cattle ranchers and loggers, have now spun out of control, leading to unprecedented destruction and dire warnings from environmentalists that the… Read More

10 Tips For Preventing Drone Crashes

When it comes to flying a drone, there are some factors that are inevitably out of your hands which could cause your drone to crash. However, there are some factors that can be easily avoided if you are aware of them. Below we have outlined ten reasons why drones can… Read More

How To Fly Your Drone Safely Over Water

The prospect of flying over water can be a scary one for most drone pilots. Water environments are often filled with potential hazards such as boats, waves, high winds, and even birds. Despite these hazards, professional aerial photographers and videographers may sometimes have to fly over water in order to… Read More

Coverdrone’s Recreational Frequently Asked Questions

Here at Coverdrone, we receive many questions from customers about our recreational drone insurance policies. We’ve answered the most common ones right here – take a look and see if you can learn anything new! Q: Why do I need to register? A: The registration is free, and it… Read More

Coverdrone’s Commercial Frequently Asked Questions

Here at Coverdrone, we receive many questions from customers about our commercial drone insurance policies. We’ve answered the most common ones right here – take a look and see if you can learn anything new! Q: How much does it cost to insure with Coverdrone? A: All of our prices… Read More

How To Travel With A Drone

Are you heading on your first holiday this summer with your drone? Drones make excellent travel companions and are a fantastic way of getting amazing and unique photos and videos. However, in your pursuit to get this type of content, don’t risk fines or getting your drone confiscated! Below we… Read More

Aviation Terminology & Acronyms Explained

Aviation terminology can be hard and sometimes confusing to understand. We have therefore gathered some useful aviation acronyms for general guidance and use in the aviation industry and explained each individual meaning. Please note that this is not a complete list of aviation terminology and acronyms but hope that you… Read More

How Drones Will Transform The Construction Industry

Drones equipped with augmented reality (AR) technology are providing the construction industry with enhanced situational awareness and are offering construction and infrastructure teams a holistic view of their projects and real-time mappings. This can pinpoint trouble spots, track progress and help teams avoid potentially costly and dangerous mistakes. The growing… Read More