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Coverdrone At The Commercial UAV Show

On Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th November, Coverdrone attended for the sixth consecutive year the Commercial UAV Show at the ExCel London. The event is always a fantastic opportunity to network with Coverdrone clients, both current and potential. We also took the opportunity to catch up and reconnect with… Read More

Agriculture Drones – Main Benefits and Best Practices

In terms of drone adoption, agriculture is now the second largest industry, after construction, with the market for agriculture drones reaching $1.3 billion. Market analysist’s have claimed that by 2026, the market for agriculture drones is set to reach $6.52 billion. The demand will continue to grow as the cost… Read More

CAA Drones Reunited Scheme

On the 5th November 2019, the CAA launched a scheme, titled Drones Reunited, which is a platform set up to help recover drones that have been lost within the UK. Due to the launch of the new national drone registration scheme, which also launched on the same day, Drones… Read More

Uber Releases A New Look For Food Delivery Drones

Uber has released its latest design for a food delivery drone, that will not replace their existing driver-focused delivery service but will contribute instead. The new delivery service is set to launch in San Diego in 2020 which utilises ‘innovative rotating wings with six rotors’ to better enable the… Read More

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