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Re: Jet Fighters Chase UFO Video - Fact or Faked?

From: Bill Stockstill <size14d.nul>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:18:08 -0500
Archived: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 08:46:45 -0500
Subject: Re: Jet Fighters Chase UFO Video - Fact or Faked?

>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 13:02:11 -0400
>Subject: Re: Jet Fighters Chase UFO Video - Fact or Faked?

>>Source: Gather.Com


>>November 27, 2011

>>Jet Fighters Chase UFO: Fact or Faked?
>>by Tom Rose

>>A video on YouTube appears to capture two jet fighters chasing a
>>UFO zooming past a hiker strolling a local lake. Is it fact? Or


>I'd say faked. Whoever decided to use these jets apparently
>forgot that the only people still flying the F-14 Tomcat are the
>Iranians. The US took them out of service in 2006.

>The F-14 suffered from problems with Kapton type wiring that
>deteriorates and is then susceptible to cracking, then moisture
>or nearby bundled higher voltage wiring can cause shorting,
>arcing then eventually explosive combustion similar to prima-
>cord. It was this type of wiring that brought down Swissair
>Flight 111 off Nova Scotia in 1998 as chronicled in my book
>Swissair Down. The US Navy finally took all of them out of
>service by Sept. 2006 because of that wiring's susceptibility to

>These are not an F-15 Eagles either if you look closely at the
>plan-form of the jets when they are banking. You can see the
>variable geometry,swing-wing shape, very clearly,.F-14s.

>The text included does not match the actual appearance of what
>is in the video.

>I suggest an old shot of the two F-14s somewhere in the US with
>the circular object added later.

I have to agree with Don. These do not look like F-15s. My first
impression was they were Russian or possibly one of the French
Mirage models. It would be great to get a USAF trained observer
to look at the video for a more positive I.D. though.

When that video allowed comments, someone said they saw the
digital boxing around the images indicative of a hoax. Another
thing to consider is that in that environment, that low, its
hard to just look up and catch a jet going that fast. Usually
you hear them, and it takes a few moments to find them. Highly

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