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Old 27th Jul 2009, 18:12
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Codlair, you statement is misleading. Whilst the report says they exist, it says they are not caused by a foreign nation or an extraterresial, but rather something like a plasma caused by unknown atmospheric effects. So itís an unidentified weather/electrical phenomena but not any sort of plane or spacecraft.
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 18:48
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My wife, a keen spotter, just walked in as I was looking at the piccy. "Nice A330 with the sun glinting off its engines" she said!!!!! Honestly!!

Maybe you'd better upload a high res version....
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 19:07
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Cant Cant put the higher res up yet. Just remembered its on my old comp which i need to dig out. Will do it later as off out in a sec. But ive got a copy which I enhanced a bit. Not saying it isnt an airbus btw but im still intrigued. You may need to copy it and zoom in on photoshop or something to get a good view.
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 19:24
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Sorry just realised it would still be rubbish quality if u zoomed in. This will give u a better idea. Have to go now but will upload better ones later if anyone wants them.
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 19:47
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OK.. but it still looks like a civil airliner to me, certainly nothing to generate any excitement here.
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 21:14
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I agree with Heathrow Director, its probably an A330.
Definitely an airliner type though.
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 22:04
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More importantly - what are all those black flying saucers?
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 22:21
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They'll be the cleverly disguised special ops choppers.
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Old 27th Jul 2009, 23:46
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Yea, it probly is something boring but thought it would be good to get the forums take on it.
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Old 2nd Aug 2009, 08:42
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Just South of Farnborough, Hants on August 2nd 07:20 local I look up and see that at least 15 Auroras have overflown in the previous hour or so. Can't be the same one trying to confuse me because they take so long to do a 180, don't they?

Doughnuts anyone? Sorry, Donuts.

Now how did they manage the silent booms?

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Old 2nd Aug 2009, 21:29
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Just South of Farnborough, Hants on August 2nd 07:20 local I look up and see that at least 15 Auroras have overflown in the previous hour or so.
Now that is just not true.

Hell, we only have ten of them lef...............err, never mind.
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Old 3rd Aug 2009, 07:33
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Slight digression maybe, but perhaps the forum members can have a try with this ...

We get lots of low-level Hercules over this way, but I can't say I've seen the other object.
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Old 16th Aug 2009, 10:56
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There was an item on BBC1 several weeks ago on Sunday morning 7-8.00 o' clock ish, where they go through the most viewed U Tube clips, one of these clips taken from a weather satalite showed what they discribed as a vapour trail starting over California tracking over Pacific towards Japan very near to asian northern hot spot of the moment, then turning back to nearly three quarters of the way back to point of departure. it said that owing to the time window of the satalite, the object must have been moving at incredible speed to be able to observe the full length of the vapour trail.

A second point of view is, would they have got rid of an asset such as the SR71 without a suitable replacement, as a few years ago when they extended the retirement date due to gulf situation, stating that it was a useful asset due to time required to retask a satalite, when the SR71 could be airborne and on it's way in a fraction of the time.
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Old 16th Aug 2009, 13:41
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Crackling jet, do you perhaps have a link for this video ? Have tried youtube etc, but there seems to be no mention of this at all. Perhaps it was 'pulled' ? Nonetheless, I'm curious enough to see it.


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Old 17th Aug 2009, 12:12
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Report on BBC today about official release of UK government docs. Apparently a low-flying 'UFO' sighting in 1993 over Devon/Cornwall area may well have been some sort of classified aircraft type, and that's official.

It might also have been a Russian rocket on re-entry but both were expected in the area. Of course, they didn't say that at the time....
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Old 17th Aug 2009, 12:38
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Slightly off topic, for which apologies, but those recently released papers also dealt with the Rendlesham Forest incident. Can someone please confirm that Lt Col Halt later admitted that it was a hoax? I'm sure I've seen that somewhere..
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Old 17th Aug 2009, 13:41
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Did Aurora exist or not? Who knows. There's one conspiracy theory that has it that the YF-23 was actually "Aurora". There is one oddity, though, that I've never seen satisfactorily explained - mainly because I never bothered to look.

Why did a YF-23, or something that looks very like one, crash at Boscombe Down back in September 1994? What was it doing there? What actually was it?

There's no real possibility of denial - there are photos of the thing with the back end covered in a tarp, nose section sticking out. I still have the edition of Air Force's Monthly with the photos in it. A C-5 was alleged to have shown up pretty sharpish and carted it off. The RAF denied the C-5 had visited, supposedly, but I'd have thought C-5s were a bit hard to miss.

So what was that all about then?

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Old 17th Aug 2009, 16:08
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Link to Telegraph article:

UFO files: secret US spy plane Aurora could be behind sightings - Telegraph


and Redlesham Forest:
Rendlesham Forest incident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 17th Aug 2009, 16:36
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sharksandwich.. Thanks for the links. I have the book "Left at East Gate", which is very interesting. Just can't get out of my decrepit brain that the whole episode was a hoax...... just like the Gulf Breeze Sightings.

Back to Aurora.... the Boscombe Down incident is detailed here: RAF Boscombe Down's Black Day
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Old 17th Aug 2009, 22:18
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But where are those photos, panda-k-bear?

I've followed that Boscombe Down story for years, in some detail, and have never seen the photos that you describe. Their existence is often claimed, but when challenged nobody quite seems able to find them...

It has often been discussed, with much plausibility, that the "object wrapped in tarpaulin" was actually the rolling dummy ship's flight deck device that had recently been moved from DRA Bedford.

Many of the other assertions in "RAF Boscombe Down's Black Day" don't stand up to much scrutiny, either. For example, the C-5's arrival was more than a few days later, and there is compelling evidence (from civil ATC) that it had been expected for some time, as it was returning UK aircraft from a trial on the other side of the Atlantic.

In fact, there seems to be no evidence whatsover that anything crashed at Boscombe in Sep 94; the whole thing seems to hinge on a Wilts police closure - in broad daylight, not at night - of the A road that passes under the 05 threshold, due to a recovering fast jet with a particularly sticky in-flight problem.

2+2=55, for much of the claims in that article.

"Aurora" may or may not exist - my guess is that something fascinating almost certainly does - but an incident at BD in September 1994? I don't think so.
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