Facebook completes second flight test of Aquila, its internet-beaming solar powered drone - Market Business News

Facebook successfully completed a second full-scale test flight of its internet-beaming solar-powered drone, dubbed Aquila. Aquila, which has been designed to provide internet access to remote parts of the world, flew for one hour and 46 minutes in ...

Aquila's second successful flight at Yuma Proving Ground - KYMA

YUMA PROVING GROUND - Faecbook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Aquila had another successful flight at Yuma Proving Ground. According to Zuckerber's Facebook post, in this test Aquila flew for 1 hour and 46 minutes over the desert and ...

Facebook Drone Flight Successful - The Drive

Facebook ran a successful test-flight of their solar-powered "Aquila" drone in Arizona this week, in hopes of using UAVs like it to spread internet access across rural and remote areas. The company avoided a repeat of its initial Aquila flight in 2016 ...

Facebook says internet drone lands successfully on second test - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Facebook logo is seen at a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F in Paris, France, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer. More. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a second test of an unmanned ...

Facebook's massive Aquila drone took flight again, and this time it didn't crash - SiliconANGLE (blog)

Facebook Inc. has conducted a second test flight of its enormous solar-powered drone, Aquila, and unlike the first test flight, this time the drone made it all the way to its landing pad. With a wingspan roughly equivalent to a Boeing 737, Aquila is ...

Facebook's huge but delicate Aquila drone returns to the skies in 2nd test flight - Digital Trends

Following Facebook's recent mission statement change to reflect its goal of world world-wide connection, there's good news on that front as a second test flight of Zuck's big R/C plane, also known as the Aquila drone, had a successful conclusion ...

Facebook's Internet-delivering drone takes flight over Arizona - AZCentral.com

Through the Town Hall tool, Facebook allows constituents to easily find and connect with their elected officials. Johanna Huckeba/azcentral.com Wochit. Facebook's Aquila aircraft successfully completed its second full-scale test run May 22 in Yuma, Ariz.

Facebook's (FB) Aquila Successfully Completes Second Test - Yahoo News

Facebook, Inc. FB has completed the second functional test flight of its internet-beaming drone, named Aquila, designed to extend internet connectivity to remote places throughout the world in future, per the company's blog post. Facebook's internet ...

Facebook revs up race for global internet access with 'successful' drone test flight - GeekWire

Facebook Aquila drone Facebook's Aquila drone takes to the air. (Facebook Engineering Photo). The drive to provide global internet access from the air is more of a horse race in the wake of Facebook's second test flight of its full-scale Aquila high ...

Facebook's Aquila internet drone touches down safely after second test flight - Blasting News

Mark Zuckerberg and his company want to use a fleet of the unmanned aircraft to basically send internet signals to the most remote areas of the world. Charleston Lim. Expert in News. C. Lim. Follow Following. Curated by Parasshuram Shalgar. Published on:.

Zuckerberg's dream: Facebook's solar-powered drone completes test flight - The Times (subscription)

The drone is part of Facebook's plan to “connect the world”, beaming wireless internet to remote regions. It has a 141ft wingspan but weighs only a third as much as an electric car. Facebook's British-designed solar-powered drone has completed its ...

Facebook's Drone Is One Step Closer to Beaming Internet to the World - Futurism

Facebook's Aquila drone completed its second successful test flight. The solar drone stayed aloft for almost two hours, providing more data that will eventually help the Aquila team bring internet access to billions around the world.

Facebook's Internet drone Aquila rises in the sky - Khaleej Times

Facebook's solar-powered drone Aquila that will beam Internet down to the estimated four billion people worldwide, has successfully completed the second full-scale test flight, the social networking site said on Friday. Aquila's second flight, which ...

Tweaked Facebook Aquila drone aces latest test flight after crash lessons - SlashGear

It's fair to say that Facebook's Aquila drone hasn't had an easy time in early trials to get the internet-broadcasting unmanned craft safely into the air and back down to the ground again. After a successful first flight in July 2016, which saw a full ...

Facebook Tests Internet Drone in Arizona - CCM

Aquila, the company's solar powered drone, flew for almost two hours during tests last month. (CCM) — Facebook has taken a giant step forward in its project to provide internet access to remote regions from solar powered drones, the company's Martin ...

Facebook completes its second solar-powered drone test flight, lands successfully this time - Neowin

Facebook has been trying to use solar-powered drones to offer internet connectivity in areas of the world with nonexistent or unreliable internet access for the past couple of years. One such drone, named "Aquila", had its first successful flight last ...

Facebook improving connectivity thousands of miles up - Alphr

Facebook continues its mission to connect more people in the world with another successful test flight for Aquila, an aircraft designed by a UK aerospace team to get more people on the internet and using the social media platform. Aquila, which was ...

Facebook's Aquila Drones May Soon Make The Dream of Universal Internet Connectivity A Reality - Dazeinfo

In what is a huge step forward for the ambitious Internet.org project, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) recently confirmed a successful second full-scale test flight of its Aquila drone. According to the post, the aircraft flew for a total duration of 1 hour ...

Facebook's internet-beaming Aquila drone completes second test flight - The INQUIRER

Aquila, a solar-power aircraft with a wingspan of a Boeing 737 which that is intended to beam the internet to those parts of the world that fibre optics and WiFi cannot reach, a solar-power aircraft with a wingspan of a Boeing 737. The first ...

Facebook's Dream Of Connecting The World By Drone-Powered Internet Inches Closer To Reality - Indiatimes.com

Way back in 2015, Facebook announced a bold, new endeavour. To fly a solar-powered drone to bring Internet to the world's poorest places. Areas which aren't easily served by satellites or towers. Now, in 2017, Facebook's tantalizing close to realizing ...