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Q:Do you insure Microlights or Gyrocopters?
A:We can only insure Fixed Wing Microlights NOT Flexwing at the moment. We do not insure Gyrocopters but this option is coming soon.
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Q:Are there any aircraft that you are unable to insure?
A:Aircraft with a value over £250,000. Aircraft that are based outside of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, the Island of Guernsey, the Island of Jersey and the Island of Alderney. Fixed-Wing aircraft which have a Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) over 5,700 KG or under 390 KG. Rotary-Wing aircraft which have a Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) over 3,175KG or under 450KG. Aircraft that are considered a single seat deregulated (SSDR) category aircraft. Aircraft that are classed as a gyrocopter or FLEXWING microlight. Aircraft that are classed as warbirds, amphibious aircraft or aircraft configured for cargo. Aircraft that will be used for agricultural purposes, game capture & control, competition aerobatics, pylon racing or parachuting. Aircraft that will be used for any commercial use, including commercial passenger carriage, commercial cargo rental, Ab-Initio Instruction, medevac, commercial aerial photography/filming, aerial survey, aerobatics, glider towing, air display, commercial operation for remuneration and/or hire and reward.
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Q:Do you insure Helicopters?
A:Yes we insure Helicopters. During the quote process select Rotary-Wing when asked what category of aircraft would you like to insure.
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Q:What is the maximum aircraft value you insure?
A:At the moment we can only insure aircraft up to £250,000.
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Q:Do you have any exclusions for what I can use the insured aircraft for?
A:Yes we do. Aircraft that will be used for any commercial use. Including commercial passenger carriage, commercial cargo rental, Ab-Initio Instruction, medevac, commercial aerial photography/filming, aerial survey, aerobatics, glider towing, air display, commercial operation for remuneration and/or hire and reward. Aircraft that will be used for agricultural purposes, game capture & control, competition aerobatics, pylon racing or parachuting.
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Q:Do I have to be a resident in the UK to take out a FlyCovered policy?
A:Yes. We are unable to insure non UK residents. We can only insure residents of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man, the Island of Guernsey, the Island of Jersey and the Island of Alderney.
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Q:Can I insure my aircraft under a syndicate or group name?
A:You can insure your aircraft under a group name. You will need to add the groups name and all the pilots of the group in the application process. We will use the person who is applying as the main contact. The group name will be shown as the policyholder. The group cannot operate the aircraft for any commercial use or to make a profit. You should contact the CAA who can provide information if you feel you are not complying and that you may fall under rental / commercial use.
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Q:Can I insure an aircraft under construction?
A:Yes this is possible. You can insure an aircraft under construction under our Ground Cover+ policy. We will not offer any cover for damage that is resulting from mistakes made during the build process. When the build is complete and the required CAA permissions have been granted, you can buy and use Insured Flight Days for the aircraft under the Ground Cover+ policy.
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Q:Do you insure flying clubs?
A:Not at the moment, but the option is coming soon.
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Q:What is the maximum age you can insure a pilot under a FlyCovered policy?
A:We are unable to offer insurance to anybody 71 years of age or older.
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Q:Can I insure 2 categories of aircraft on the same FlyCovered policy?
A:We are unable to cover 2 categories of aircraft on the same policy at this time. You will need to have a policy for each category of aircraft.
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Q:How many aircraft can I insure on a FlyCovered policy?
A:On a new policy we can quote on and cover a maximum of 3 aircraft. If you have more than 3 aircraft you can take out another policy or add the additional aircraft to your policy following your initial purchase.
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Q:What is the Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) of an aircraft you insure.
A:At the moment the Maximum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) of an aircraft we can offer insurance for is Fixed-Wing 5,700 KG. Rotary-Wing 3,175 KG
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Q:What is the Minimum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) of an aircraft you insure.
A:At the moment the Minimum Takeoff Weight (MTOW) of an aircraft we can offer insurance for is Fixed-Wing 390 KG. Rotary-Wing 450 KG
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Q:How do I book Insured Flying Days on a Ground Cover+ or On Demand policy?
A:You book them through your Ground Cover+ or On Demand account. Log into your account, go to FLIGHT PLANNER. The days you can book are shown in green on the calendar. Click on the day you need flight cover for, a booking screen will appear, enter your PIN and select BOOK to confirm the booking. When you have booked Insured Flying Days you will receive a Certificate of Insurance by email; this will confirm the aircraft, time and date you are insured to fly your aircraft. An aircraft icon will be shown on the days you have booked. If you need to insure consecutive days repeat the process.
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Q:Are there any pilots that you are unable to insure?
A:Pilots that do not hold a valid pilots licence (NPPL, LAPL, PPL, CPL or ATPL) with the correct ratings, certificates and privileges. Pilots that do not hold a valid medical for the licence and ratings held. Pilots that are not residents in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, the Island of Guernsey, the Island of Jersey and the Island of Alderney. Pilots that have fault claims totalling more than £10,000 in the past 5 years. Pilots aged under 17. Pilots aged 71 or older. Pilots who have had more than 3 fault aviation claims in the past 5 years. Pilots that have had 3 licence violations including pending violations in the past 5 years.
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Q:How do I change the aircraft named on my policy?
A:This is quite easy. Log in to your FlyCovered account. Select MANAGE MY POLICY. Select Manage aircraft, select Get A Quote For A New Aircraft. Enter the new aircraft details, select Quote if the aircraft is acceptable we will provide you with a quotation to add the aircraft to the policy. If the aircraft is unacceptable to the insurers, you will be shown a screen showing the aircraft we are unable to insure, we advise you to re-enter the aircraft details just in case you have entered incorrect information. If the aircraft is acceptable and you wish to add it to your policy, select Update My Policy. You will go through to the payment page, please have your payment card ready if your not paying your premium by Direct Debit. When payment is received we will email you confirmation of the change with a new Schedule, please check the details are correct. When you book Insured Flying Days, the Certificate of Insurance will show the new aircraft details; please check they are correct.
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