Drones v Planes: Are the skies big enough for the two of them?

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Drones are becoming much more prevalent in society and they are showing no signs of slowing down, with Australia Post announcing they will trial the use of unmanned aircrafts for parcel deliveries. However, concerns are growing about just how effective drone regulations are, in the wake of a collision with a light aircraft at Adelaide’s Parafield Airport last Sunday. The incident was followed by a collision with a passenger jet, at London’s Heathrow airport on Monday, exacerbating the issue.

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