The prices of Flock's pay-as-you-fly policies are determined on a per-flight basis, and are proportional to how risky your flight is. This is represented by your flight's 'Risk Factor' which is a single number that signifies how high-risk your flight will be.

This is calculated by analysing a lot of data, such as:

  • Operator profile: How experienced you are ie. the number of hours you have flown, and your claims history
  • Environmental data: This includes ground hazards such as nearby buildings and  schools in your selected flight area. 
  • Hyperlocal weather conditions: Such as the real-time wind speed, and probability of rainfall in the area you are flying in. 
  • Drone details: Its weight, top speed, maximum flight height and so on..

Our pricing is risk-dependent, meaning the lower the Risk Factor, the cheaper the policy. By comparing Risk Factors, you might discover that it is safer (and therefore cheaper!) to fly your drone in a different area, or a few hours later than planned; ultimately giving you the control over your pricing.  Here's a GIF which demonstrates this nicely:

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