Commercial drone insurance provider Flock has inked a partnership deal with the UK’s leading professional body and trade association for the drone industry, ARPAS.
ARPAS provides a platform and network of support to the drone industry, with regulatory bodies such as the Civil Aviation Authority and Department for Transport. ARPAS aims to ensure the UK remains a leading force in unlocking the huge potential offered by the safe use of drones.
Flock’s aim is to promote responsible behaviour and safety in the drone industry, a motivating force behind its first product, Flock Cover. The app is one of Europe’s first on-demand drone insurance and safety apps, which now boasts thousands of users from recreational pilots to full-time professionals.
The partnership between the two organisations has unlocked an exclusive drone insurance discount, available to all ARPAS members. The discount can be instantly redeemed via the Flock Cover app, which can be downloaded for free from both the Apple and Android app stores. Members will receive their discount codes directly from ARPAS.
Pilots can purchase fully customisable drone insurance in under 30 seconds with the Flock Cover app.
The Flock Cover app analyses real-time data (such as weather conditions and proximity to high risk areas) to instantly quantify the risk of individual drone flights. This helps pilots to identify flight risks before take-off, as well as choose where and when to fly their drones safely.
Flock then rewards pilots who reduce their risks with competitively priced micro-duration insurance policies, starting from just £4.95 per day for commercial pilots.
Ed Leon Klinger, Flock CEO said: “Flock is thrilled to have joined forces with ARPAS. We are both clearly aligned in our mission to make the drone industry smarter and safer, and we look forward to welcoming ARPAS members to our growing community of Flock pilots.”
Graham Brown, ARPAS CEO commented: “ARPAS is continually looking to deliver value and choice to our members and this partnership with Flock is another example. Flock’s cutting-edge technology and their free application provides a new option to the drone industry, and we are delighted that Flock have agreed to offer their ‘pay-as-you-fly’ policies to ARPAS members at a discounted rate.”