The aircraft is designed to provide Internet access to people in underserved areas
A carbon fiber tube mockup, which would hold the battery for Facebook's Aquila aircraft.
Facebook Global Head of Engineering Jay Parikh, showing the company's unmanned aircraft, on screen, on July 30, 2015, at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Facebook's Aquila, pictured July 30, 2015, is an unmanned aircraft designed to beam Internet access to people in underserved parts of the world. It has a wingspan of 140 feet.
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