Underwriting Hourly Drone Insurance

SkyWatch offers an intuitive app (available for iOS and Android devices) that you can use to purchase third-party liability insurance instantly. Our collaboration with SkyWatch gives you the best of both worlds: convenient access to drone insurance by the hour with policies underwritten by Global Aerospace.

Drone Insurance When and Where You Need It

Drones have enabled a degree of spontaneity that is new to aviation. However, with that freedom comes the challenge of securing protection for your aircraft but keeping costs down by insuring it only when in use. With Global and SkyWatch, your coverage is as flexible as your flight plans.

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How To Obtain Drone Liability Insurance by the Hour

The SkyWatch app makes it fast and efficient to purchase drone liability insurance on an hourly basis. The app also uses mapping technology and real-time conditions to advise drone (or unmanned aerial systems—UAS) users of potential flying risks.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Select your flight area and view a real-time price for up to 8 hours of insurance.
  2. Register with a credit card and get instant approval.
  3. Purchase an aviation insurance policy built specifically for drones—up to $10 million liability cover.
  4. View your policy in the app.

Your drone insurance benefits include:

  • Up to $10 million of liability insurance covering injury to people and property damage
  • $10/hour starting price with no annual commitment
  • Instant approval, whether you are flying for fun or commercially
  • Instant proof of insurance in the app and via email

Through the SkyWatch app, you get protection for:

  • Up to eight hours of coverage in your selected area, under 400 feet
  • Personal injuries and property damage
  • Commercial or recreational use of any drone under 35 lbs.
  • Unintentional invasion of privacy ($10,000 limit)
  • Unintentional flyaways