The news comes months after Australian Aviation revealed the number of ‘near encounters’ between drones and manned aircraft has doubled in three years.
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The number of incidents involving ‘near encounters’ between remotely piloted and manned aircraft has doubled in three years, Australian Aviation can reveal.
The $14.5 million complex will be situated at Cloncurry Aerodrome in Queensland’s north-west and will include the construction of a 2km long runway.