Insurance during lockdown

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2greens1red
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Insurance during lockdown

Post by 2greens1red » Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:50 pm

Under lockdown, whether one grounds their aircraft, or flies once-a-month for engine health, risk exposure is considerably reduced; negligible in some cases.

Has anyone had a sympathetic experience with their insurers in the current Covid 'crisis'?

Our insurer (LAA-approved) is not offering any reduced rates (nor refunds) while we are grounded, with the exception of 'professional operations'.

There is at least one aviation insurer who offers ground cover and pay-as-you-fly (i.e. for engine maintenance?) which would be preferable under the current restrictions.
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Terry Lee
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Re: Insurance during lockdown

Post by Terry Lee » Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:49 pm

Yes, my insurers were very helpful and reduced my policy to ground cover which includes allowance for several hours solo flight for the purpose of test flights etc. How much I will save remains to be seen but it has been on ground over a Month now! I should also add, I received a refund very quickly.
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