Flock Cover has joined forces with commercial drone training school UAV8, as the insurance firm continues to expand its network in the UK.
The partnership has set out to enable UAV8 to provide free Flight Assessment insurance with their courses.
Both companies are hoping to move will go some way in protecting training pilots further with both hull and public liability cover.
London-based insurance provider says that the new partnership forms part of Flock’s ongoing commitment to make entry into the UK’s growing drone industry easier, and more accessible.
Discussing the partnership, Ed Leon Klinger, Flock’s CEO said: “We’re thrilled to have teamed up with the team at UAV8; these guys are truly some of the best in the business. We will be working closely with them to make sure their pilots are supported every step of the way.”
He continued: “This includes launching a whole suite of new insurance and risk management products in 2019. These will accommodate UAV8’s entire range of clients, from small drone businesses through to the largest commercial enterprises.”
MD of UAV8, Barry Humpreys, also commented on the partnership, and said how his company is looking forward to what the future will hold.
He added: “At UAV8 we pride ourselves in putting our clients first, and the new partnership with Flock serves to strengthen this even further.
“The experience for our pilots is seamless, and Flock’s comprehensive insurance enables them to fly safely, and with total peace of mind. We’ve quickly built a very close working relationship with the Flock team, and we look forward to what’s set to be a very busy and exciting 2019.”
Last week, Flock featured in Commercial Drone Professional’s special report on insurance.
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