Coverdrone has adapted its industry-leading policy to offer a range of flexible policy periods, from one day to one year and everything in between.
The company, which offers specialist drone insurance cover for commercial and recreational users, says that it has introduced the new flexie measures because it 'understands that drone insurance requirements can differ on a daily basis and that a 12-month policy is not suitable for everyone'.
Among the highlights are:
Free flight training cover for clients going through any flight examination with any NQE within the UK
Free registration system for commercial users
Annual policy now available for recreational drone users
Coverdrone FlySafe app is now free to all
Andrew Heath, director, said: "We have developed and invested heavily into our IT system to give us the capability to offer more flexibility than ever before which establishes our commitment to the drone industry."
Customers will be able to purchase their policy by registering with Coverdrone via the app, or by contacting Coverdrone by phone or via the website.
How does this affect you?
Commercial users can now take advantage of a new feature to the free registration system.
Once a commercial client has registered with Coverdrone, they will now automatically be issued with Aviation Authority registration forms. This was latterly only provided once a client had purchased a policy with Coverdrone.
When registering, clients do not need to purchase a policy in order to obtain the forms mentioned above. You can simply log back on at any point to your online account and purchase a policy at a later date.
With the growth of the recreational use of drones, Coverdrone is now making its annual policy available to recreational drone users. This was not previously an option for hobbyists.
Free Flight Training Cover
Free flight training cover for clients going through a flight examination with Heliguy or any other NQE in the UK.
Once registered, clients will be able to obtain a free flight examination policy, liability only, for either themselves or anybody that may be training within their business.
Use the Flysafe App
The Coverdrone FlySafe app, that was previously exclusive to Coverdrone clients, is now free of charge to all.
Coverdrone has decided to make this change as it is attempting to create a safer environment for all drone users to fly within.
By logging your flight, other operators will be able to view your whereabouts, so all frequent drone users are encouraged to utilise the app.
The app continues to provide essential features to assist operators with varying levels of experience. There is a range of safety data to help with flying decisions, such as environmental conditions, flying restrictions, safety hazards and more. Airspace maps are also accessible to help you plan a flight.
Flexibility and cost-effective
Although Coverdrone is offering clients the flexibility that is required, its annual policy is still the most cost-effective policy for a frequent drone user.
If you are purchasing temporary cover several times over a few months, it may be worth considering. The annual policies can be purchased via the app, online or by giving the team a call.
Mr Heath said: "We have developed and invested heavily into our IT system to give us the capability to offer more flexibility than ever before which establishes our commitment to the drone industry.
"In expanding into the recreational market, with eleven years of commercial drone insurance experience on our side, we believe Coverdrone can offer a service and platform that is currently unavailable to this market."
North East England-based drone specialist Heliguy - which is the UK's leading retailer of DJI UAVs - is the repair centre for Coverdrone. We also offer various training, including the PfCo course and the New Pilot Training Day.
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