Scotland Police To Use Drones To Help Find Missing People

Police Scotland have launched a new aerial drone system to help in searches for missing people. The drone uses advanced cameras and neural computer networks to spot someone it is looking for from a tiny spot up to 150 metres away. Inspector Nicholas Whyte of Police Scotland’s air support… Read More

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Flyaways

Although our drone insurance policies cover in the event of a flyaway, we are pretty sure that you would rather that the incident did not occur in the first place! According to users’ flight data, the vast majority of flyaway’s are caused by several common pilot errors. Below we have… Read More

Coverdrone’s Short Term Policies

Coverdrone is well-known for its industry leading annual policies, however we also offer a flexible short-term solution for both commercial and recreational drone operators. We offer all of the fantastic, all-risk benefits of our annual policies for the below periods to clients throughout the UK and Europe: Per Day One… Read More

UPS Wins Approval From FAA For Drone Airline

United Parcel Service (UPS) Flight Forward has received federal approval to operate a fleet of drones, giving it broad privileges to expand unmanned package delivery. The company will initially broaden its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around America, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those… Read More

Tips For Flying Your Drone In The Winter

As we now move towards the winter months, you may wish to be mindful of how the alteration in weather conditions can impact your flight performance. Weather can be unpredictable, and it’s possible that you will encounter rain, fog, or even snow during a flight. So how can you have… Read More

An Insight Into Pathfinder Drone

As part of our new regular series, we take a look at one of our drone surveying & inspection commercial clients – Pathfinder Drone… Pathfinder Drone founders, Martin & Harry, started flying drones six years ago on a hobbyist basis, capturing images and videos based in Fareham, Hampshire. Pathfinder… Read More

The Commercial UAV Show 2019

We are excited to confirm our attendance, for the sixth year running, at The Commercial UAV Show at the ExCel London from the 12th-13th November. The Commercial UAV Show brings together the technology, the people and the experts that keeps attendees ahead of the exciting changes developing throughout… Read More

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… 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… 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