Pilots & UFOs
While pilots make mistakes, unfortunately for the debunkers, some UFO reports by pilots are not mistakes.
When the debunkers are faced with aviation crew and fighter pilot testimony, they’re in a bit of a fix.
The usual character assassinations don’t work in the press when real live pilots are quoted. Next time you notice a pilot-sourced UFO report getting debunked, check it yourself: no character attacks…just faux science.
So let’s go through the standard Debunkers’ Dumb Explanations List:
Atmospheric Phenomenon, Miscellaneous
Now let’s take a look at a few classic pilot witness stories and see if we can use any of these explanations.
Plane B-29 Bomber 18000 feet 1952
Lt. Coleman is watching the main radarscope…at 5:35am on the main radarscope, he spots a fast-moving target. He times it. The object is traveling 5,250 mph! As they check the scope to see if it is faulty, four other blips appear. The four blips also appear on the other scopes on the plane. As the objects approach the plane, Master Sergeant Bailey jumps up to stare out the cockpit. To his amazement, he sees a blue-lit object streak by. A second group is observed on the scope traveling at the same speed.
Then a third group appears and continues toward them on the scope. This time the navigator jumps up to watch “two of the machines streak by”. Another group appears, but unlike the others, this group of objects heads straight for the bomber... The Captain holds his breath… the UFO crafts then slow down and fall in behind the bomber on the scope. Soon the group of five UFOs turns aside and picks up speed. But it isn’t over yet. All crew watch the scopes as the five targets converge on a large blip “a half-inch spot” on the scope, a “huge” UFO target. Next, the five smaller targets merge with this object, and crew report how this massive UFO “accelerated quickly” to over “9,000” miles an hour.
So what do you think: meteors… space junk… maybe Venus? I got it…it was ballooooon! No, the moon! Wait, wait: I got it…Thank God for plasma!
By the way, check the great book by Paul Hill, NASA Scientist:
Unconventional Flying Objects.
This report was released by the Air Force to Major Donald Keyhoe. No leaky, shadowy government figure here.
Two Air Force Colonels Flying a B-25 3:30PM
The colonels see three objects in a “tight” flying formation. From the distance these look like F-86, in close formation, but they’re flying too high -- against FAA regulations. In a “matter of seconds” the “aircraft” are close enough for the colonels to see details. The craft are “bright silver delta wings with no tails and no canopy”. In another second, the delta wing UFO crafts make a sharp bank and shoot by the colonels’ B-25. Speed estimated by both colonels is three times the speed of any F-86. The colonels are adamant these craft are not F-86s.
These craft are known as flying Triangles today, and witnessed all over the world.
May 27 1943 Halifax Bomber RAF Over Germany during bombing raid:
As pilot and Sergeant Corkcroft, co-pilot, are nearing their target when Captain Ray Smith is first to see an object stationary and slightly portside of their bomber. The object is slightly larger than the aircraft, “silvery-gold, a well defined cylinder with several portholes evenly spaced along its side. The object hangs suspended in the air at a 45-degree angle. The crew watch in disbelief as the object stays in position for about 30 seconds then abruptly climbs out of sight…at an incredible speed, possibly “several thousand” miles a hour. See “Strange Company” by Keith Chester.
Multiple sightings case Simon Anderson investigated By Garza: Simon starts to see and film UFOs suddenly the RAF helicopter start to study Simon
International UFO Congress 2004 DVD Garza:
It’s amazing to me how the debunkers still hawk these same dumb explanations 70 years later. You could say these explanations are equivalent to your doctor basing your crucial diagnosis on just one symptom --and any symptom which disagrees with that diagnosis is excluded.
Good luck with that doctor.
So here we are at the end of 2007, with “intelligent scientific minds” and Western nations boasting the highest populations of college-educated citizens ever…yet we’re still accepting these same, tired explanations trotted out by the professional debunkers.
Hundreds of professional military and commercial pilots have reported unknown craft. Considering how pilots who report UFOs are treated, how many simply don’t bother including what they see in their flight record?
Now for a personal account. I was cruising the eastern Caribbean when I discovered I was snorkeling with two pilots. Later, as we sat in the sun, I asked them if they had ever witnessed anything strange, like a UFO.
One of the pilots was a commercial airline passenger pilot, the other, a flight pilot. The passenger pilot replied in an incredulous tone: “ I’ve been flying for 20 years and I have never seen anything like that.” He was laughing when he said it.
The other pilot began to answer my question, but he was not laughing:
“I’ve been flying for 15 years…and I can say I have.”
These men and woman, our warriors and professional pilots, are our best and brightest fliers. They’ve been trained to fly under all kinds of conditions --and they fly with your life in their hands. They know how to identify everything in the sky.
When the professional pilots of America say they see an unidentified craft, believe them.
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