BasicMed and your insurance

Click here for the original article by GA News Originally posted JANUARY 23, 2019 BY JANICE WOOD There’s a rumor going around the general aviation community that insurance companies are not covering pilots who are flying under BasicMed. And it’s just not true, according to several aviation insurance insiders. “The insurance companies are covering BasicMed,” says Jon Harden,…

What is a Waiver of Subrogation?

An endorsement added to an aircraft insurance policy protecting a non-owner pilot liable for aircraft physical damage is called a Waiver of Subrogation. In this endorsement, the insurance carrier waives their rights of recovery of loss payment from the responsible party. A Waiver of Subrogation is often requested by ferry pilots transporting the aircraft or…

What You Need to Know About Rotary-Wing Aircraft Insurance

Original article posted by Global Aerospace on October 29, 2018 The term “rotary-wing aircraft” refers to vehicles that use lift produced by narrow wings revolving around a mast to become airborne. These aircraft are also known as rotorcraft or more commonly as helicopters. Other aircraft like autogyros and gyrodynes fall into this category as well. In…

I own an aircraft, but sometimes rent or borrow other planes. Does my owner’s policy include non-owned coverage?

Non-Commercial aircraft policies often include insurance coverage for flying rented or borrowed aircraft. If you were liable for a claim for property damage, bodily injury, or physical damage to a non-owned aircraft, coverage may extend to that claim. (Physical damage coverage would only be covered if your owned policy included physical damage). Since aircraft policies…