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CUAS & UTM System To Be Developed By Airways New Zealand

Airways New Zealand has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UK-based Operational Solutions Limited (OSL), outlining an agreement to build on and improve the proof-of-concept drone detection system currently being trialled at Auckland Airport. The aim is to jointly develop a Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS) and Unmanned… Read More

Drones & 5G – What Is 5G?

Over the last decade, the global drone market has increased significantly. Drone technology has become widely adopted and therefore the acquired data by drone has grown immensely. Because of this, not only does the drone industry need a quick data transfer from a drone to the computer or a cloud-based… Read More

New Powers For The Police To Enforce Drone Laws

On 27th January 2020 the government acted to give police forces across the country new powers to tackle the issue of misuse of unmanned aircraft, including drones. The new legislation, the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill, will give the police new powers to land, inspect and seize… Read More

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