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Facebook Aquila accident report NTSB full narrative

Released into the wild, what the NTSB believed happened. An in-flight breakup due to the platform being operated outside of weather limits. It was a test flight so incidents and...

NTSB Accident Report on Facebook Aquila drone crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week released their accident report on the June 28 mishap that befell the Facebook Aquila UAS on final approach near Yuma, Arizona....

That Aquila crash

It seems our sources were right, we reported back in July that Aquila tip stalled on landing. Bloomberg is saying it was a structural failure. Right from the outset no...

Hold your horses, did Aquila tip stall on landing?

I might have been a little hasty with my go Team Somerset praise of Facebook's Internet drone Aquila. Yet to be confirmed reports from the Yuma test site tell us...

Congratulations Somerset – Facebook Aquila flies

I'm from Somerset so indulge me a little! Who would have thought smelly town could have produced this! (Yes its a local reference) Facebooks solar powered internet connectivity drone has...

Facebook Aquila 1A – N565AQ

It looks like we have a name now for the larger version of Facebook's Aquila UAS, the Aquila 1A. Below is an extract from the FAA N-register and on...