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UAV Public Liability Insurance, UK - Help needed!

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Skylark, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. Skylark

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    Aware that this may be lost in all the talk about the new FW/SW, but does anyone know if it is possible to get Public (repeat) Public Liability Insurance (PLI) for leisure flying of a P3P in the UK without acquiring the RPQ needed for commercial operation? Reason is that I sought permission from a Local Authority to fly my phantom in a space owned by them and it was declined as I had no PLI.
     
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    Join the BMFA and you will be insured.
     
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    Just got my P3A last week and I joined the BMFA. Only £16 until December. 25mill in 3rd party liability
     
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    Hi Tom,

    Thanks for the info. But is there not a difference between 3rd party and public liability? The latter is what the local authority is looking for.
     
  7. Tom Mendoza

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    I honestly don't know, I received my info pack from them today, a lot of info and T&Cs. It mainly Outlines that providing I'm abiding by the rules any damage to other property and or persons will be covered. Providing I have permission from the land owner.
    You can always send them an email for further info.
    I had a look myself for insurance but majority of them were for business use. I'm just using it for recreation
     
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    Thanks. Did you get a cover note as well that could be sent to, for example, a local authority?
     
  9. Tom Mendoza

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    Yeh, just like a car insurance one. With all my details and amount of cover. I've photo copied mine and will be keeping it in my box when I'm out and about with it.
     
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    Great. Will contact them in the morning. I take it covers damage to property and personal injury to the amount you mentioned?
     
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    Last thing, how long did it take for the paperwork to be received?
     
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    I would have to check, there was a long list of different things it paid out for.
    £50 admin fee in the event of a claim.