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Commercial Drone Insurance for AMA Members — Interview with Jeff Nance

For over 40 years, a Academy of Model Aeronautics, (the world’s largest indication aviation association), has charity a membership guilt word for recreational drifting of indication aircraft.  Recently, a AMA announced that it is now strictly portion a blurb worker village and pilots by charity blurb worker word advantages for those who fly for business.

To learn some-more we reached out to Jeff Nance, AMA Director for Marketing and Digital Strategy, and here’s what he had to say.

MAN: Hi Jeff, can we tell us about a new AMA word module and how it started?

Jeff Nance: Yes, a new blurb worker word is a healthy prolongation of a member advantages and comes during a time when a blurb worker attention is flourishing fast. Many of a members are drifting drones commercially, or devise to do so soon, and have been seeking AMA to yield blurb worker word as a membership benefit.

MAN: Why would a member need AMA blurb worker insurance?

JN: If we are drifting a worker for business, or devise to in a future, carrying blurb worker word is a intelligent pierce should we have an collision causing repairs to skill or injuries to people. Expect your clients to ask if we have blurb worker insurance.

MAN: Is a word partial of a AMA membership module or separate?

JN: It’s critical to note that this module is not upheld by AMA impost and is apart from a customary distraction word module for drifting indication aircraft. The word agreement is between a member and a word association directly, and not AMA.

MAN: But we do have to be an AMA member to be authorised yes?

JN: Correct, we contingency be an AMA member to squeeze a blurb worker insurance. This is an affinity module usually like a Nationwide Insurance program. The blurb worker word is purchased by a recreational word broker, Harry A. Koch Company. The underwriter is Starr Companies.

MAN: How most does AMA blurb worker word cost?

JN: Costs are formed on a volume of guilt coverage a chairman wants. The following levels of word guilt coverage are available. You have a choice of $500,000, $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 with extent of guilt being for any occurrence. Coverage above $2,000,000 is also accessible by contacting a word broker.

MAN: Is a worker lonesome by a AMA blurb worker insurance, and are attachments to my worker such as a camera covered?

JN: No. That is apart word coverage that is discretionary to purchase. It’s called carcass insurance. Optional carcass word coverage is accessible with a cost formed on a worker value. Hull coverage is accessible for adult to $10,000 per drone. You can get a quote for carcass word by requesting it on a word application. You contingency squeeze guilt word in sequence to squeeze carcass insurance. And, hull word coverage is for a height usually and excludes special apparatus (e.g. cameras).

MAN: Besides being an AMA member are there any other mandate to squeeze worker insurance?

JN: Yes. You contingency have one of a following FAA certifications: FAA Part 107, FAA Certificate of Authorization (COA) or FAA 333.

MAN: Is a blurb worker word rival with other worker word providers?

JN: Yes. AMA members are means to squeeze a blurb worker word during a special low price. While there are many word providers, AMA’s word might be a lowest cost you’ll find, even with profitable $75 to turn an AMA membership. AMA members can also get discounts on Part 107 exam prep courses and moody training by these companies: DARTDrones, Fly Robotics, Gold Seal UAV Ground School, UAV Experts and Unmanned Experts.

MAN: How do we get quote?

JN: Just go to amadroneinsurance.com. Getting a quote and even creation a squeeze usually takes a few minutes.

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