drones

File photo of small drone (Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images)

Drones For Movie Making Win FAA Approval

The government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014

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Olympic National Park Bans Drones Amid US Order

Following a nationwide directive, Washington state’s largest national park has joined the list of those banning drones.

08/31/2014

File photo of a drone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Amazon Seeks Permission From FAA To Test Drone Delivery Program

Amazon has officially requested that the Federal Aviation Administration allow the Seattle-based company to test drone-based package delivery in its own backyard.

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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Washington Government Task Force On Drones Meets

A government task force assigned to propose regulations for drone use in Washington state is holding its first meeting in Olympia on Monday.

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

File photo of small drone (Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Woman Sees Drone Peeping Into Her Apartment Window

Seattle Police are investigating a report of a drone peeping into a woman’s apartment window.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

File photo of a helicopter flying over a wildfire. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Oregon To Use Radio-Controlled Helicopters

The state’s Department of Forestry will get the chance this summer to use a small remote-controlled helicopter

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

A drone plane flies over a crop field on May 6, 2014 in Caulieres, northern France, during a demonstration of the French Somme department Chamber of Agriculture of the drone it acquired at the end of 2013, as the test period nears to and end. The GPS guided drone surveys an area by measuring the supply nitrogen necessary to improve productivity, allowing farmers to adjust and limit the use of crop treatment products.  (AFP PHOTO/DENIS CHARLET/Getty Images)

FAA Approves Drone Flights in Alaska

The University of Alaska will begin test flights of unmanned aircraft

CBS Seattle–05/09/2014

Jeff Bezos (Photo Credit: Joe Klamar/
AFP/Getty Images)

Bezos Offers Update On Groceries, Drones

CEO Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to shareholders offers a glimpse into Amazon’s internal workings and what it is aiming for in the future, including more grocery services and the much-discussed drone delivery.

CBS Seattle–04/10/2014

File photo of a drone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

House Passes Drone, Government Surveillance Bills

Two bills that would restrict the use of drones and government surveillance in Washington state have been passed by the House.

02/17/2014

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Amazon’s Delivery Drones: An Idea That May Not Fly

Jeff Bezos’ idea to let self-guided drones deliver packages may be too futuristic for Washington to handle.

CBS Seattle–12/03/2013

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