Facebook Drone is a solar powered drone backed by Facebook. That could one day provide worldwide internet access. This is also designed to beam internet access to remote area of the globe. And this Facebook drone is a solar powered drone with a wing span of a Boeing 737. Which flies at 3, 000 feet for an hour and 46 minutes.
Mark Zuckerberg plan for the Aquila Drone is to have it. And other provides internet access to people around the world who are in dark. And when this is ready it will be a fleet of solar power that will beam internet connectivity across the world. Mark Zuckerberg have really spend a lot of time working on the grow of Facebook to the highest height.
List of the Features Facebook Drone is Expected to have
There are various kinds of features which the Facebook drone is expected to have.
- This Facebook drone is a solar power and extremely power efficient. It is also running on the power equivalent of three blow dryers, according to the Facebook directors of aeronautical platforms.
- This also flies autonomously but can also be manually. Controlled by a flight crew or anyone else.
- This Facebook drone is also expected to fly at 60,000 feet. And stay afloat in the air for some months at a time. For example it could also go for day at time, supplying internet access to an area 60 miles. Using the giant craft with a massive 113 foot wing span providing broad band coverage in 60 miles radius on the ground.
- The Facebook drone climbs slowly and descends even slower while it up wind moves only at 10-15 mph over the ground. And is it also built to stay in the same area for a long interval of time to give every one internet access.
With this Facebook drone have a lot of modification that has been made on the drone. Since it is the first test flight by Facebook. This also includes the addition of new spoilers to the wings and modification of the autopilot software. And the installation of a horizontal propeller stopping mechanism to facilitate a successful landing position.
Facebook drone is expected to connect to people through it high attitude solar powered aircraft. Eventually helping people to always provide Internet access. And Facebook is also making this drone cheaper and affordable, better and reliable than any other network alternative.