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Drones Reforesting The Planet Faster Than Humans

There are a number of reasons why we need to reforest Planet Earth. Less than one fifth of the Earth’s original forests have survived the rise of the human race since the last glaciation. The biggest effect from loss of forests is loss of habitat and the resultant loss of… Read More

Coverdrone’s Online Portal for Insurance Brokers

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new online portal for insurance brokers. The portal enables agents, based within the UK or European Union, to immediately quote and bind Coverdrone insurance policies – including both commercial and recreational drone insurance on a short-term or annual basis. We… Read More

Drones Assisting UK Councils To Address Road Pothole Crisis

According to Confused.com, the UK’s total number of potholes reached a depth of over 30km – almost three times as deep as the Pacific Ocean – in 2019, with compensation pay-outs amounting to £2,810,306. Amey, a Surrey based highways and infrastructure specialist, is looking to use drone technology to… Read More

Coverdrone Launch European Online Management System

Over the last couple of months, the Coverdrone team have been extremely busy working on our latest project which we are pleased to announce has now officially launched – our European Online Management System! We know that drone operators are extremely busy people and are conducting flights at various locations,… Read More

Australian Drone Registration To Open End of September

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) mandatory drone registration and pilot accreditation will open later on this month – Wednesday 30th September. This was originally set to open earlier in the year however was deferred due to COVID-19. The new drone registration and pilot accreditation will require everyone using a… Read More

5 Ways Drones Are Improving Our Lives

Technology is consistently developing and improving the way in which we live our lives. However, it has become increasingly apparent that drones are becoming key in changing the world as we know it. More and more people are beginning to understand the true potential of this incredible form of technology. Read More

10 Ways Drones Are Being Used In The Classroom

A new report from Samsung’s Alternative Careers Guide, released back in August 2020 discovered that 16-to-18-year-olds are no longer interested in traditional jobs such as becoming an accountant, teacher or lawyer. Instead, they sparked more interest in digital roles – with a drone operator being amongst the top ten… Read More

Drones & Commercial Roofing Inspections

When inspecting, assessing, and repairing commercial roofing, it can often be difficult to get a full picture of actual conditions and what work needs to be performed. An on-site inspection can be done, however even professionals may not be able to detect small cracks and other problems that have not… Read More

Drone Surveying – Everything You Need To Know

Drones are continually proving to be powerful commercial tools, simultaneously providing adopters with leaps in efficiency and safety, with the surveying and mapping industry being no exception. With their ability to capture data from above, drones have been successfully integrated into surveying workflows to perform land surveys, photogrammetry, 3D mapping,… Read More

Drone Trials To Be Conducted At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Because of the reduced amount of aircraft movements due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and LVNL have announced that it will conduct a trial involving drones with cameras for inspection of taxiways, small buildings and aircraft, as well as drones that transport light goods between different… Read More