Aquila

06.30.17
Facebook's WiFi locator is available to users worldwide
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Facebook's WiFi locator is available to users worldwide

“Find WiFi” lets you see which businesses near you offer free WiFi.

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06.29.17
Facebook successfully lands its Aquila drone for the first time
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Facebook successfully lands its Aquila drone for the first time

This is only the second test of the company's solar-powered, internet-providing aircraft.

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04.19.17
Facebook's latest drone delivers internet during a disaster
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Facebook's latest drone delivers internet during a disaster

The unmanned 'Tether-antenna' helicopter can fly 'for months' at a time.

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12.16.16
Facebook's internet drone crash-landed because it was windy
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Facebook's internet drone crash-landed because it was windy

Future Aquila models will include an airbrake or spoiler to provide better control on descent.

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11.21.16
Facebook drone failure prompts a US investigation
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Facebook drone failure prompts a US investigation

The NTSB wants to understand the problems involved in a June 28th test flight.

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07.23.16
ICYMI: Bubba Watson builds a jetpack, Facebook flies its solar drone
07.23.16

ICYMI: Bubba Watson builds a jetpack, Facebook flies its solar drone

Plus, all the headlines you were too busy to hear the first time.

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07.30.15
Facebook made a solar-powered plane to deliver internet
07.30.15

Facebook made a solar-powered plane to deliver internet

Facebook started teasing its internet-beaming planes last year, but now we're seeing one that it actually built.

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03.26.15
Facebook developing solar drones to deliver global web access
03.26.15

Facebook developing solar drones to deliver global web access

There are an estimated five billion people worldwide who lack reliable internet access but Faceboo...

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