|Occurred : 6/15/2006 21:00 (Entered as : 06/15/06 21:00)
Reported: 6/19/2006 12:03:37 PM 12:03
Location: Wilmington, NC
|Flying Silk ...
This is the third time I've seen this "Craft" in the last 5 years. Last night as I was standing outside talking on my cell phone in the driveway. I looked up and noticed a bright single light moving across the sky at appox: 4-6,000 feet. I have nicknamed this light "flying silk" because it moves across the sky at a seemingly effortless pace that I would estimate to be about 400MPH. It emits no noise that I have ever heard, it has no strobes, nor aircraft navigation lights of any kind that I have ever observed.
Last nights observation had the object/light moving from Southwest to Northeast almost parrallel to the coast line. I mentioned it to the person I was talking too on the phone an said something to the effect of "well there it is again" to them. I consider myself to be a seasoned aircraft watcher and this object is like nothing I have ever seen flying in our area ... again, no strobes, no navigation lights of any kind.
This is the 2nd time "flying silk" has gone almost directly over my house in the last 4 years on nearly the same course. A 3rd observation of "flying silk" occoured approx. 3 years ago as I was on a walk through the neighborhod. The object moved at a steady pace of approx. 4-500 MPH at approx. 4000 feet ... East to West ... crossed the beach, went out over the Atlantic and went directly into a huge thunderstorm parked off the coast over the water. Like it was on invisible rails in the sky. Again, one easily observable single light, no strobes, no navigation lights, no sounds of any kind, no deviation from its flight path of any kind ... it went into the storm like it didn't know the storm was there ... or maybe it did.