Drones Insurance - Searchlight Insurance Training

Drones Insurance

This participative workshop is for those with a good general understanding of property, liability and aviation insurance and may have clients that use or intend to use drones in their business or personal life.

It provides an overview of insurance considerations of the use of drones and some of the key issues which are faced by insurers and brokers in this emerging risk area.


Duration: 0.5 day(s) CII CPD Hours: 3

By the end of this workshop delegates will be able to:

  • Outline what is meant by a drones/unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Describe the main risks involved from the use of UAVs/drones
  • Explain the regulatory issues of the use of drone/UAVs in the UK
  • Explain the types of specialist insurance available for drones/UAVs
    • Liability
    • Cyber/privacy
    • Property /BI
    • Aviation
  • Consider the products liability issues for sellers, manufacturers and suppliers of drones/UAVs

Consideration of :

  • What types of drones/UAVs are commonly used
  • What are the main uses of drones/UAVs and the risks involved in their manufacture, sale and use
  • What types of insurance (if any) is required to operate a drone,
  • Regulations in UK for use of drones
  • Liability
    • Public and products liability cover available, including for manufacturers and sellers
    • Other types of liability cover that needs to be considered
  • Cyber
    • Privacy breaches
    • Hacking
  • Material damage
    • Property or aviation hull cover
    • Business interruption
    • Payloads
  • Aviation
    • Cover whilst drone/UAV is operating
  • Types of claims