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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

File photo of an Alaska Airlines jet. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

NTSB: ‘Near Miss’ Between Alaska Airlines Jet, Cargo Plane Near Anchorage’s Main Airport

The National Transportation Safety Board is reporting a “near miss” between an Alaska Airlines passenger jet and a cargo plane over Anchorage’s Fire Island south of the city’s main airport.

05/29/2014

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

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft does a

FAA Says Boeing 787′s Design, Manufacture Safe

Boeing’s design and manufacture of its cutting-edge 787 jetliner is safe despite the many problems encountered since the plane’s rollout, including a fire that forced a redesign of the its batteries.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2014

Holiday Traveling

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2014

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Alaska Airlines May Traffic Rises 6.7%

Alaska Airlines’ parent company said Wednesday that traffic rose 6.7 percent in May, helped by an increase in the number of available seats.

CBS Seattle–06/05/2013

File photo of a Boeing 787 for All Nippon Airways. (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Overcharging Batteries Eyed In Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fires

It’s likely that fires on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners were caused by overcharging lithium ion batteries, aviation safety and battery experts said Friday, pointing to developments in the investigation of the Boeing incidents as well as a battery fire in a business jet more than a year ago.

01/18/2013

The outside decal of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Passengers Talk 787 Safety

Some frequent fliers say they aren’t worried about safety aboard Boeing’s problem-plagued 787 aircraft, while many less-seasoned travelers are often unaware of what model of plane they’re flying on.

CBS Seattle–01/18/2013

File photo of 787s in production (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lithium Batteries Central To Boeing 787′s Woes

Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, a problem that apparently is far more serious than government or company officials acknowledged less than a week ago.

CBS Seattle–01/17/2013

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FAA Reviewing Boeing 787, But Plane Called ‘Safe’

The government stepped in Friday to assure the public that Boeing’s new 787 “Dreamliner” is safe to fly, even as it launched a comprehensive review to find out what caused a fire, a fuel leak and other worrisome incidents this week.

CBS Seattle–01/11/2013

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