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Re: The Arnold Case - Solved?

From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993.nul>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 16:05:11 EST
Archived: Sat, 08 Dec 2007 00:19:13 -0500
Subject: Re: The Arnold Case - Solved?


>From: Nick Balaskas <ikolaos.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 10:06:08 -0500
>Subject: Re: The Arnold Case - Solved?

>>From: John Rimmer <j.rimmer.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2007 00:44:59 +0000
>>Subject: The Arnold Case - Solved?

>>Any comments on this? It does come from a pilot, and so,
>>according to Don Ledger, speaks with extra authority!

>>http://tinyurl.com/2pep7c

<snip>

>>Blacksheep
>>Cunning Artificer

<snip>

>>At the time there was nothing to match such a description and
>>great credence was given to the story because of the chap's
>>history as a fighter pilot. Something in the account jogged a
>>vague memory. I dug out an old book given to me as a souvenir by
>>Boeing . There in the middle was a beautiful picture of a
>>formation of large, bright silver, highly swept winged aircraft
>>flying in formation over Mt. Rainier - oddly enough on the same
>>date as his sighting. They were the early prototypes for the B47
>>bomber programme and were flying in formation for an official
>>Boeing photo shoot.

Hello List, All -

I would have thought that the first thing done, when offering a
solution to the Arnold case, especially one that could be easily
checked, it would be checked. According to Boeing, or for that
matter probably any aviation history site, the first flight of a
B-47 was December 17, 1947... about six months too late to solve
the Arnold sighting...

Not that the B-47 looked very much like what Arnold described.


KRandle



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