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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/20/1984 03:00 (Entered as : 10/20/1984 3:00)
Reported: 9/11/2005 12:43:15 AM 00:43
Posted: 9/15/2005
Location: Middle Town, CA
Shape: Diamond
Duration: 1-3 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object made a sound
My wife and I saw one of the more common UFO's that have been seen in New Mexico, Arizona, and other places. This UFO has been described as having several lights that are turned on and off, and described as being very large, square, pizza shaped, and very quite or silent. And capable of moving extremely slow for it's size.

I saw the UFO up close and analyzed it closely to try and figure out how it was able to stay suspended at such a slow speed, and wondered how it was powered, and naturally if it was human.

What I noticed first off, was that the body skin was made of dimensional metal that was riveted. This told me that it was indeed an Earthly craft. I then noticed a retractable landing gear that was in fact folded up under the wing structure, that I also see as being earthly in structure, shaped for a gear and tire setup. Then the two most telling and interesting features that I noticed was; the thickness of the wing and craft structure, the center fuselage and intake and exhaust louvers. These features, not only were all suggestive of human engineering, but explained clearly how the craft worked as it did. This craft was able to fly slowly and quietly because it was designed to use the very large wing structure as both a muffler for the internal jet engines, and as a source of lift, similar to that of a hot air balloon, by trapping the exhaust heat within that large thick wing structure, thus allowing it to fly very slow and quiet. In trying to guess the thickness of the wing structure from what I was viewing, Iíd have to guess that it was between eight and twelve foot thick, plenty of room for both the jet engines and the space to create the volume of heat storage to create the lift that was needed.

My conclusion is this; Not only is this a human aircraft, but it is in fact an American made aircraft. In my opinion it was designed and built to fool the naive and the inexperienced, so as to stimulate fears within the American public for the intention of justifying research and development projects that would otherwise be deemed unnecessary. A way of continuing to justify some Ďspecial interest groups cash flowí. That is partly why this individual UFO effort is done most always at night, and when not done at night, then from great distances away from peopleís analytical view. Are we to believe that the American air space is this vulnerable to invasion? And if by chance this is the case, then we need to do something about that! We should not allow our selves to be fooled by such ridiculous efforts. And we should cut all funding to those who are responsible for such antics. Our time and hard earned money should be spent on justifiable projects, not hoaxes. Donít get me wrong. Though, I do not logically believe that any physical spacecraft could ever cross the vastness of the space between earth and itís closest star safely and within a reasonable and rational amount of time to justify ever doing it with living creatures inside, because it would take at least 100 years at extremely unsafe speeds as we know them. A small pebble would pierce any spacecraft that we humans could potentially build today, if able to travel anywhere near the speed of light which is only half as fast as would be necessary to even get close to traversing such a vast span of space.

I could how ever rationalize potentially sending a very small, strong, highspeed craft that was projecting different types of signaled information, across our galaxy for the sake of it potentially being heard someday by another intelligent and more advanced planet, within our own galaxy, that possibly could sent something back directly at us to let us know that they are too.

Donít think for a second that I donít believe in unexplained objects seen in space, because I myself have seen such phenomena, and absolutely could not rationalize what it was, that I was seeing. These objects or images were both viewed on clear nights without any apparent visual interference about 30 years apart. They were to far away to have a shape or visual image other than a single light source. They both were actually being see as faint stars that just suddenly seemed to start moving. Both changed directions several times. They both gave the appearance of extreme acceleration for the distance that they were considered to be at. Then they both appeared to accelerate directly towards us, in that the small faint light grew to several times the brightness then both seemed to turn and fade as if traveling away, then streaked off very quickly and vanished as if flying out of view distance wise very quickly or as if turning the light way or off as it accelerated. Neither one flickered or turned off as if it were actually a mechanical light. Neither one ever was heard, thou other small aircraft could be heard and seen around the same time in other parts of the sky. Those events really boggled my mind, because of the situation that was taking place at the moment that they appeared. I was left with pondering a potential spiritual involvement as much as anything else. I can explain later if anyone is interested.

Thank you! ((name deleted))

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of the event is approximate. PD))