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The Jetsons are here!

The Jetsons are here!

12 Oct 2015 Simon

It’s taken thirty years, but we’ve finally achieved the dream of many children of the 1980s – people are living like the family in The Jetsons, the cartoon set in the future where everyone whizzed around in flying cars and there were gadgets for everything. Well, nearly.

How close are we to driving flying cars? Actually not that far… Software
engineer Thorstin Crijns is having a go with the Quadro UAS, a drone that at the moment can only carry a person for ten seconds. His aim is “to create a fully autonomous quadcopter that can transport people without any human intervention” –  in other words, for people to be able to summon a drone to take them where they want without them having to do anything other than sit back.

An Uber for the drone world, if you will.

As for anyone hoping to test Thorstin’s drone – we suggest you check his drone insurance policy first. And don’t plan any long journeys just yet!

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Basic
From: £31 pm

Material Damage £2000

  • Damage to drones and payload
  • Personally owned and hired in equipment
  • While in storage
  • In transit and in flight
  • That suffers accidental damage
  • Reinstatement of electronic data
  • Storm and flood damage
  • Cyber Attack

Public Liability £1m

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Standard
From: £41 pm

Material Damage £3000

  • Damage to drones and payload
  • Personally owned and hired in equipment
  • While in storage
  • In transit and in flight
  • That suffers accidental damage
  • Reinstatement of electronic data
  • Storm and flood damage
  • Cyber Attack

Public Liability £2m

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Premium
From: £53 pm

Material Damage £5000

  • Damage to drones and payload
  • Personally owned and hired in equipment
  • While in storage
  • In transit and in flight
  • That suffers accidental damage
  • Reinstatement of electronic data
  • Storm and flood damage
  • Cyber Attack

Public Liability £5m

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Deluxe
From: £68 pm

Material Damage £10000

  • Damage to drones and payload
  • Personally owned and hired in equipment
  • While in storage
  • In transit and in flight
  • That suffers accidental damage
  • Reinstatement of electronic data
  • Storm and flood damage
  • Cyber Attack

Public Liability £5m

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Flight Assessment Cover

Instant cover for flight assessment exams only. Replacing the need to purchase a full years' insurance, before receiving your PFCO.

We are the only company to offer:
Public Liabilty £1million
and
Material Damage £2500
(if your drone crashes in the exam)

For: £45

After receiving your PFCO, we will return the full £45 when you purchase one of our annual policies

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