The right policy at the right price
Piston Rotorwing Helicopter Insurance
Don’t get caught uninsured or under-insured in your piston rotorwing helicopter. Our years of experience in the industry allow you to fly stress-free knowing that you’re covered with the lowest possible premiums and top-of-the-line customer support should you need us for anything.
Get the right piston rotorwing helicopter policy
When it comes to your piston rotorwing helicopter, insurance is no place to skimp. It’s crucial to ensure that you aren’t uninsured or even underinsured as a result of obtaining your policy through a general property agent or casualty agent. Let the team of professionals at Avion Insurance develop a custom helicopter insurance quote for your needs so that you can fly safely with comfort and peace of mind.
Protect yourself with helicopter insurance
What aviation insurance do I need for a piston rotorwing helicopter?
Being fully insured is essential in order to protect both yourself and your helicopter should an accident occur. You’ll need the following types of aviation insurance in order to be fully covered.
If any damage occurs to your piston rotorwing helicopter while it’s in-flight or while it’s taking off or landing, that would be covered by an in-flight insurance policy.
Ground risk hull insurance
You’ll also need helicopter insurance to cover your piston rotorwing while it’s on the ground. Ground risk hull insurance is the policy for any damage that occurs when it isn’t in the air.
Public liability insurance
In the event of an accident, your helicopter isn’t the only thing that could get damaged. Public liability insurance is the policy that will cover damage your piston rotorwing could cause to third-party property or people.
Passenger liability insurance
You’ll also want any passengers you take up in your helicopter. A passenger liability insurance policy will cover any and all of your passengers.
CSL insurance is a combination policy that includes both passenger liability and public liability insurance. This can be a convenient way to combine two policies into one single limit if you don’t need separate limits for each.
How much piston rotorwing helicopter insurance do you need?
While it’s important to be insured, it’s also essential to avoid being underinsured. It may be tempting to have a smaller policy to lower costs, but that could end up being more expensive in the long run. If an accident occurred, you’d be liable to pay for any damages that the insurance company wouldn’t cover, which could even ground you from flying. But how much helicopter insurance do you need?
How is aviation insurance calculated?
Aviation insurance is calculated either by the number of passengers an aircraft can carry or by how much that aircraft costs. Passenger liability insurance, for example, relies on the number of passengers in its calculation. Other policies like ground risk hull insurance and in-flight insurance rely on the overall cost of the helicopter.
Who needs piston rotorwing insurance?
Anyone who owns a piston rotorwing helicopter will need to insure it in full. Uninsured or underinsured helicopters will be limited in where and how they can fly. FBOs typically only allow those who are fully insured to utilize their services. Additionally, if you’re flying your helicopter internationally, most countries won’t allow underinsured or uninsured aircraft in their airspace.
What we cover
The quality and cost of your insurance program depend not only on the value of your helicopter but also on the experience of the pilot and the complexity of the aircraft. Avion will negotiate appropriate pilot warranties on behalf of your pilots and ensure that your insurance policy protects all aspects of your aircraft, with excellent customer service.
We work with every underwriter in the industry
We are honored to represent every A rated Aviation Insurance underwriter in the industry, as well as Lloyds of London and worldwide reinsurers. With our experts looking at every option for your specific situation, you can’t find a better price anywhere else.
We’re able to cover your entire aviation risk with fast, easy, affordable plans.
Coverage for all helicopters
On-demand charter coverage
Pilot & flight crew coverage
Hangar & property liability
Aircraft hull coverage
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