UFO Sightings Include Ovals
And Lots Of Triangles
George A. Filer
Director, Mutual UFO Network Eastern
MUFON Skywatch Investigations
Filer's Files #8

STATE COLLEGE - The witness reports my grandfather and I were walking home from church around dusk on February 3, 2001, when two bright oval objects caught our attention above the tree line. We thought at first it was an aircraft from the local airport. But, because of the tremendous acceleration of the objects, we knew that it could not be an airplane. As the objects passed almost directly above us, we heard no sound at all, even though they were traveling at a high rate of speed. As they sped away, they seemed to change direction very abruptly. The weather was overcast, so we could not maintain visual contact for very long. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director NUFORC
BUFORD -- Brant Connolly says, " I am reporting on a sighting that occurred on February 12, 2001 at 5:20 PM about 45 miles Northeast of Atlanta near the tip of Lake Sydney Lanier." As I was leaving work that evening to go to the gym, I noticed an aircraft coming from the East, traveling in a Westerly direction. I was facing to the South at the time. The aircraft was putting out a very thick double vapor trail which looked kind of odd, so I stood and watched it. The aircraft was about maybe an eighth of an inch long at arm's length, without much detail other than wings. But what caught my attention next was NOT normal. Something else moving caught my eye and I saw two dark "disk" shaped objects moving towards the southwest, at a very slow, controlled speed. The disks were about the size of a pencil eraser at arm's length and about 2" apart, one slightly above the other. There was NO sound, no lights, no wings or other protuberances. The objects were in sight for about 1-1/2 minutes until they were lost to view. Weather conditions were mostly clear with a nice blue sky, and the sun was starting down. The damn things flew practically right over my head and I didn't see them until I noticed the movement against the sky. "The sun clearly reflected off of the airplane, but these things were DARK-NO REFLECTION at all!" Thanks to Brant Connolly
FT. LAUDERDALE - The witness was driving on I-595 when he saw a strange flying triangle shaped object with 3-4 lights on it February 5, 2001, at 7:30 PM. I would guess that it was 75-100 feet in altitude, I thought it might be a light pole top but as I got closer I could see that it was just hovering. I slowed down and it stayed there even as I passed it. Then I saw another closer to the airport in the distance and thought maybe they were planes but neither was moving. I thought maybe they were helicopters hovering but they usually have blinking lights and make a little noise but I didn't hear anything.
ADAIRVILLE -- I saw a total of three triangular shaped craft over open farm fields on February 5, 2001. Two remained at a distance of about a half a mile away from the roadway. One was about 300 yards from my vehicle and was triangular in shape. It had a dome top with a yellow light on in the dome. It was perfectly still hovering 50 feet above the ground. It did not have any engine noise and was perfectly quite. On the tips of the triangular ends was a red light on one side and a blue light on the other. It appeared to be as large as a medium sized aircraft but not the shape of any aircraft that I have ever seen including the Stealth. The lights began dimming and the craft began crossing the road and headed west silently and then flew away very fast. I have seen these several nights while driving home from work.
BOWLING GREEN - Another witness reports, I was outside looking at the moon February 7, 2001, when my kids asked if they could stay out and watch the stars. I looked to the right of the Moon and saw a cigar shaped object in the sky moving east. It turned left towards the Moon and flew in front and just above it. It turned to the west, and changed from a cigar shape to a triangle shape craft. The lights were red and yellow, and then changed to blue and back again. As it flew just above the Moon it looked a little bit silver as the light may have reflected off it. The craft stopped for two seconds and the moved again. It seem to jump forward for a foot and in just a flash it was gone. The craft made no sound, I know it was not a plane since they fly over all the time. The object was 4 inches long with my arm fully extended. Peter Davenport spoke via telephone with this witness, and found him to be quite precise in his description of the object observed by him and his children. He was quite convincing. Thanks to Peter Davenport Director National UFO Reporting Center
CHILLICOTHE -- "Philip E. Diehl" wrote to Dave Vetterick stating, I was in my backyard in Chillicothe Ohio at 6:41 PM on Dec. 24, 2000, looking at the stars when I heard a faint 60 cycle hum overhead." I looked over in time to see a triangular shaped craft move quickly from due north to due south. I have seen many aircraft in my 53 years, but none that could move so fast or that low that quietly. It was triangular shape with rounded points. It had three large, but very dim lights on the underside that could have been exhaust ports. One in the nose and one on each (for lack of better word) wing. This could have been some secret government craft? I don't know, but I only know what I saw Thanks to Dave Vetterick
ROCKFORD --Lightfate reports scores more residents contacted the Rockford Register Star Tuesday with personal accounts of having seen strange lights in skies on February 10, 2001. Photographs in Tuesday's paper by the Register Star's Gary Carlson showed orange-gold lights making curious patterns in the Northeast sky. On February 14, Mark Bonne wrote in the Rockford Register Star that. " The odd visions continue to baffle many, but a new theory has begun to gel in response to the latest reports of bright lights in the night sky. Several sources speculated that orange and gold glowing orbs spotted Saturday night were helium balloons carrying flares or candles, likely launched from someone's back yard as a novelty or prank. More than 40 people some from as far as Byron and Caledonia contacted the Rockford Register Star to relate accounts of a phenomenon that started New Year's Eve 1999 and returned twice in as many months. Lee Carlson said four amber-colored lights floated past his Hillcrest Road home. I heard them pop as they went by and saw them slowly burn out," said Carlson, who suspects the balloons landed on Harrison Avenue. Duane Ingram, a physics and astronomy professor at Rock Valley College, said he doubts from descriptions he's heard that people are mistaking stars, constellations or planets as the phantom lights. Ingram said juvenile hijinks seems a more plausible explanation.
Kevin McClellan writes, "I was shocked to read about your report about invisible aircraft." It parallels my experience so closely, I could have written that account. I've never seen an invisible aircraft before (ha ha). Last week, I saw a northbound vapor trail being formed. I've had a lifetime fascination (obsession) with aircraft, so I stopped to notice it. Like your experience, the aircraft was invisible, yet the vapor trail still formed. When I first saw the trail forming in the distance, I got my wife's camera and 500 mm telephoto lens. Looking through, I still saw no plane, just the vapor trail. I then called my wife, who came outside just in time to see the plane appear right in front of our eyes. I took a couple of pictures. The plane had four engines, and was a white, standard jetliner/tanker/commercial aircraft. When I thought about why I didn't see the plane, I wondered if the atmosphere could've somehow naturally masked the plane from my sight. I considered it doubtful, since it remained invisible from the horizon until it was straight over my head, and because of the immediate transition from invisible to visible. So active camouflage is a possibility. I first read about that several years ago, in a cover story of 'Popular Mechanics' magazine. But why would (presumably) the military want to conceal an aircraft over a big city?
Someone with access to lots of white tanker aircraft has been systematically spraying over densely populated areas, for the past few years. I didn't believe it at first, until one year ago, when I looked up to find an "X" in the sky that turned into a grid of white lines. Unlike other contrails, this grid of vapor trails increased in size, until they spread into a wispy cloud cover, with a nice 'rainbow ring' around the sun. For 28 years, I have lived near three international airports (OAK, SFO, San Jose), and Moffet Field (Navy Aviation, NASA Ames). With my lifelong fascination for aircraft, I think I'm qualified to say that these vapor trails were not created along the usual flight routes. After about a month, they stopped spraying in the San Francisco Bay area. Then last November, they began again, usually 2 or 3 days a week. I've taken several photos of them as they turn the spray on and off. After a while, it became like sport, trying to catch them 'in the act'. That's why I grabbed the camera for this latest plane. Normal vapor contrails don't "turn on or off." By the way, the day of my "invisible plane sighting" was yet another "spray day." A couple of hours afterward, the sky was again covered with a grid of vapor trails. After reading and observing, I've come up with a theory. I think it's merely a secret SDI program to place a catalyst in the air, to enhance the effectiveness of an electromagnetic 'boundary layer' in the upper atmosphere. China and Russia would be upset if they knew we had an operational Star Wars system. Solution? Keep it secret, even from American citizens. And that, my friend, explains the invisible aircraft. Thanks to Kevin McClellan
NORTH DEVON, ENGLAND -- Farshores reports, The sighting of strange lights spinning through the night sky was caught on video camera by an amateur photographer. Jo Sherlock has described her close encounter with the UFO, which happened on Tuesday, January 23, as a strange experience that left her feeling "really weird" and her camera batteries low. There were lots of very bright green and blue lights in the dark sky. I had my camera around my neck and the flash went off three times, without me touching it. "I felt really weird and I thought, 'where am I?', even though I was standing in my garden. "The object came closer and it started to spin like a Catherine wheel, standing up vertically, not spinning around flat like you see in movies. It then went away from me, stopped spinning, and went really small." Jo claimed that when she went back outside after briefly going into her house, the wind was blowing heavily when previously it had been quite calm. The feeling she received from seeing the lights, which she filmed all the while, disturbed her most of all. She said: "I just did not feel myself, I thought it was getting at me." Thanks to Farshores.
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