Electric Aircraft Insurance Evolving With
New Technological Advancements
Highlighting recent milestones and
advancements in electric flight, BWI
Aviation Insurance owner Matt White
speaks to the future of electric flight
and the potential impact on the
electric aircraft insurance market.
For Immediate release On August
30th, 2020, a Pipistrel Velis
Electro aircraft took off from
Zurich, Switzerland, and headed
for the skies over Germany for a
record breaking flight.
Whereas the records regarding
speed, altitude, and energy
consumption might seem like small
milestones compared to the
accomplishments of jet aircraft, they
are quietly moving the future of
electric aircraft forward.
"To many, it seems like flight has always been
with us," said White, "But in reality flight has
advanced very rapidly over the past 100
years." He went on to clarify that while electric
aircraft are not common, they are becoming an
increasingly large part of the market and he
expects that market to
"At the end of the day, if it flies
then we can likely find aviation
insurance for it and electric
aircraft are no different" said
He envisions fleets of electric
aircraft operating over the skies
of America with longer battery
lives and less pit stops from take
off to destination.
He encourages all potential
owners or operators of electric
aircraft to reach out to an
experienced broker in order to
be sure they have the proper
While it remains to be seen
exactly when electric aircraft will
become mainstream, it is just a
matter of time before they
become a more common sight in
the skies above America.
The emphasis on green and
clean fuel use is likely to
propel the electric aircraft
industry to new heights.
Family and veteran-owned,
BWI sources aviation insurance
solutions for every range of
aircraft from gliders, fixed wing,
jet aircraft, drones and more.
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