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Re: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic

From: Stanton T. Friedman <fsphys.nul>
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 18:01:43 -0300
Archived: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 03:14:17 -0400
Subject: Re: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic


>From: Dave Haith <visions1.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <post.nul>
>Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 15:57:19 +0100
>Subject: Re: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic

>>From: Joe McGonagle <joe.mcgonagle.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 22:03:26 +0100
>>Subject: NATS Encounter Non-Conformant Traffic

>>ufo-blogger.com

>>http://tinyurl.com/99bus2g

>>According to BBC radio over 6,000 flights a day need to be moved
>>through UK airspace safely and as quickly as possible each day.
>>Richard Deakin, of Nats, formerly National Air Traffic Services
>>Limited, is responsible for making sure this happens.

>>When asked by the BBC radio Today programme's Simon Jack whether
>>his staff encounter unidentified flying objects, he said that
>>occasionally there are objects "that don't conform to normal
>>traffic patterns... typically around one a month".

>>Audio at above link.

>The UK's Daily Telegraph gets in on the one-a-day UFO story

>http://tinyurl.com/c2opu2a

>A couple of observations...

>1 - The seriousness of public comments below these stories seems
>to increase if the report - like this one - has a reasonably
>serious tone.

>2 The newspaper chooses to illustrate its story with a photo of
>a blurry UFO at Wiltshire's Silbury Hill.

>The photographer says it can't have been dust on the lens
>because she took another photo a second before (or later?) and
>the object was still there. And yet photos either side of these
>two were clear.

>But it could surely have been an insect that landed on her lens and
>then flew off a second or two later?

>Opinions? Bruce? Anyone?

Most big aircraft control radar installations are concerned with
aircraft having transponders which respond to the radar signals
by transmitting identification information. They pay very little
attention to other craft including UFOs. They are too busy.


Stan Friedman



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