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Re: Military Clears Up Beltway UFO Mystery

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:39:34 +0000
Archived: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 07:05:56 -0400
Subject: Re: Military Clears Up Beltway UFO Mystery


>From: Steve Sawyer <stevesaw.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 04:45:41 -0700
>Subject: Re: Military Clears Up Beltway UFO Mystery

>>From: Vincent Boudreau <vincentboudreau.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 18:06:13 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Military Clears Up Beltway UFO Mystery

<snip>

>>"The X-47B is the first unmanned vehicle designed to take off
>>and land on an aircraft carrier. As part of the program's
>>demonstration, the X-47B will perform arrested landings and
>>catapult launches at Pax to validate its ability to conduct
>>precision approaches to the carrier. The base is one of only a
>>few sites in the world where the Navy can run performance tests
>>on aircraft-carrier catapult operations at a land-based facility
>>with flight test and engineering support resources not available
>>on a ship."

>>Hmm...

>>I thought it was exactly the contrary.

>>A Frisbie does not exactly fly like a plane, does it?

>>Since it is aerodynamically un-sound, what revolutionary
>>technology is behind this?

>>Looks more like some kind of a way for the military to further
>>confuse the issue of UFOs.

>>This is the perfect setup: we now have saucer-shaped drones.

>>Drones, the new catch phrase.

>>Does it even fly?

>If you'd done a Google image search on "X-47B" you would have
>seen that this "UCAS drone" for the U.S. Navy is in fact not
>saucer or disk shaped at all, but only appears to be so, sort
>of, when photographed from the side or at a somewhat front
>angle.

>In fact, the X-47B has a kind of "flying saucer" appearance at
>certain side or frontal angles due to both visual stealth and
>aero- dynamic design reasons, but actually has two stubby,
>angular wings.

>For clarity, see this .jpg image, showing the XB-47B from side,
>front, and top views, with specific dimensions and planform
>specs:

>http://bit.ly/M0tHfl


The air craft now flying Earth's skies just keeps getting
stranger and stranger looking. Actually, they look like some
craft designed for a sci-fi movie.


KK



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