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By George Filer

MUFON Eastern Region Director
August 5, 1999

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Aviation artist William M. McDonald writes, "Now that legendary Lockheed engineer and Chief model kit designer for the Testor Corporation, John Andrews is dead, I can announce that he personally confirmed the design connection between the Roswell Spacecraft and the Lockheed Martin Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles (UCAVs), spy planes, Joint Strike Fighters, and Space Shuttles." How can anyone miss the comparison that my Stingray/Porpoise-like Chimaera design has in common with the three "Aurora" planes, the F-117 Nighthawk, the TR-3A "Black Manta," and even the original old YF-12A/SR-71 Blackbird spy planes of Kelly Johnson's Genius? John Andrews was a close personal friend of "Skunk Works" CEO Ben Rich, the hand picked successor of Kelly Johnson, the man famous for the F-117 Nighthawk "Stealth" fighter, it's half-pint prototype the HAVE BLUE, and the top secret F-19 Stealth Interceptor. Before Rich died of cancer, Andrews took my questions to him and Rich confirmed:

1. There are two types of UFOs. The ones we build, and the ones THEY build. We learned from both crash retrievals and actual "Hand-me-downs." The Government knew, and until 1969 took an active hand in the administration of that information. After the 1969 Nixon 'Purge,' administration was handled by an international board of directors in the private sector.

2. 'An item,' as opposed to 'The item' was recovered near the world's only combat operational atom bomb base (Roswell AAF) in 1947. Hull design, aerodynamic measurements, propulsion info was passed directly to Jack Northrop and Kelly Johnson, beginning in 1950. A major block of data being passed on from 'The Working Group' at Wright Patterson AFB's Foreign Technologies Division in 1952. The item refers to the top secret designation of Kelly's original variant of the U-2 (TR-1) spy plane in congressional and Pentagon budgets in the 1950s.

3. Nearly all 'Biomorphic' aerospace designs were inspired by the Roswell spacecraft from Kelly's SR-71 Blackbird, onward to today's drones, UCAVs, and aerospace craft.

4. The inward canted vertical stabilizers of the F-19, the HAVE BLUE, many drones, some UCAVs, and the SR-71 matched the 30 degrees inward cant of the Roswell spacecraft's shark fin shaped pair of vertical stabs or 'Winglets.' Same goes for the wing camber to fuselage "Blend" of the airframe designs.

5. The outward cants of the F-22 Raptor, the F-117, the McDonnell Douglas YF-23, and the TACIT BLUE stealth concept prototypes perform similar aerodynamic functions for stability in high performance flight.

6. Rich observed that the impression Kelly Johnson's contacts had was a negative impression and Kelly implied in rare conversations on the subject that "Factions" from "Out there" were a threat, more than they were a blessing. The cost of having "Them" around was "Unimaginable" and "Unbelievable."

7. It was Ben Rich's opinion, that the public should not be told. He believed they could not handle the truth, ever. Only in the last months of his decline did he begin to feel that the 'International corporate board of directors' dealing with the "Subject," could represent a bigger problem to citizens' personal freedoms under the United States Constitution than the presence of off world visitors themselves.

Andrews passed this information on to me in stages, from 1994 until my last phone conversation with him around the Christmas holidays of 1998. Thanks to William M. McDonald at

Editors Note: I thought it was disc shaped, but we have many reports there are both ours and their UFOs in our skies.


MASTIC -- A taxi owner reports seeing a large hovering disc shaped craft on July 14, 1999. His passengers also saw the disc as they drove to nearby Shirley at 11:20 PM. He picked up a second set of passengers and drove the ten minutes back to Mastic where he saw the disc shaped like two saucers laid rim to rim. It was 500 feet in altitude made of brightly polished aluminum. It was flat on the bottom with a slight rise at the top. There were bright lights on the top and bottom. Thanks to Frank at Pat Marcattilio's MUFON UFO Meeting at the Hamilton, NJ Library the first Wednesday of each month. And thanks to Pat for donating an UFO exhibit panel to the Air Victory Museum in Medford concerning Captain Ruppelt of Blue Book.


BETHLEHEM -- Michael James Martinez reports sighting a UFO on August 1, 1999, around 7:45 PM. Martinez states, "I was swimming in my aunts pool, when I got out I saw this red flash of light about two hundred feet away. I did not hear any sound. Then just like a bat out of hell, a red orbed shaped object appeared about three hundred feet off the ground, it hovered and bobbed around and disappeared. I saw a jet go past and a bright flash flew past the jet. I saw something shoot off like a bullet, so I suppose I saw two UFOs." Thanks to Dave Ledger


BALTIMORE -- My husband John and I had an unusual sighting on August 2, 1999. It was 5:00 PM and we were driving on US 40. I spotted a round silver shaped object hovering to the south near the Lockheed Martin Airport. I pointed it out to my husband, who was excited since this was his first sighting. The object hovered for a bit then slowly went through a cloud, then above the cloud and eventually disappeared after five minutes. The azimuth was 190 and angular elevation 45 degrees. The object was about the size of an 'O' at arm's length. The sun illuminated object from the side. We could see no distinguishing features, nor external lights as the sun illuminated the object from the side. We didn't hear any sound. The weather was clear with occasional puffy clouds at 25,000 feet, NW wind at 9 mph, guests to 20 mph. A phone call to the airport was negative, although they were extremely interested. Thanks to Jen and John at LJenSilver


NORTH BROWARD COUNTY – On July 31, 1999, a photograph was taken of a UFO at 6:00 AM. The slow-moving craft was visible for about a minute as it moved south at about 15,000 feet and then disappeared. It appeared as large as a dime held at arm's length. It seems to be surrounded by an energy field. Thanks to Dennis and Mary Zimmer at Miami MUFON


MADISON – Aaron Crossley writes, "Let me start of by saying that I am quite the UFO enthusiast and have been fascinated with anything UFO related since I was a little kid. I got a call at about 12:05 AM on June 6, 1999, from my friend Jessica, who was at her boyfriend David's house with several friends watching UFOs. I was so ecstatic, I woke my parents. We spotted a strobing light that was very different from any I've seen. The strobe was very bright and not moving. It started to strobe at a faster and faster pace until it would flash once very brightly. This was enough to light up a good bit of the sky! It would disappear and then to my amazement reappear in another part of the sky with another big flash. After the big flash it slowed its bright white blinking to the rate it was at before. At one point the first one flashed bright once, then another reddish light showed up, and flew near the first at a high rate of speed, pulling off a sharp turn towards it. The second red one flashed white sometimes. It was the most incredible thing I have ever seen. After a half hour of putting on some kind of show they started moving south disappearing, reappearing in zig zag patterns. It was amazing, and yet creepy. Madison Police and civilian spectators also saw them. I called the control tower at Huntsville Airport. They told me that air traffic control doesn't track anything that they aren't expecting. Thanks to Dave Ledger

Editor's Note: A new type of strobe light is being fitted to some commercial aircraft.


My name is Joey Derbes and I saw something July 29, 1999, and I don't know what it was. I was wondering if there were any reports of meteor showers or a satellite in or around Arkansas at 9:10 to 9:15 PM. Any information would be helpful. Thanks Joey Derbes at

Editors Note: None were reported.


My name is Evelyn McNutt and I was reading your article on the recent Belgian sighting of a strange UFO. I knew instantly that it was the same type of craft that my mother had seen about 13 years ago as she traveled across Nevada on her way to Las Vegas. She was in the desert, miles from anyone and it was in the early morning hours and she saw it hovering not far from her car. She stopped and observed the craft and could see crinkled-looking aluminum in the back of the craft. It had lighting circling the UFO as it hovered above the ground. She remembered her camera in the seat beside her and was going to take a picture when the craft began to land. An object that looked like a horse's tail came out of the back of the UFO and made a swooshing circular motion! She was scared! When the craft began to land she sped off in her car in fright. I have seen numerous sightings myself! Thanks to Evelyn McNutt and John Hayes


EUGENE – "My name is Clark Kent (really!) On August 2, 1999, I saw a boomerang shaped craft without a fuselage fly west very rapidly past at about 11:30 Pacific time." The craft seemed very close, and flew very low and silently about 20 to 25 degrees above the horizon. The craft was very brightly lit seemingly from within. The light intensity was equally bright over the entire surface, that appeared like "frosted" glass, or a very opaque plastic. It remained lit for about 3 seconds, then faded rapidly faster than an iridium satellite flare, but slower than turning off a house light. It was moving in the direction of its 'point.' All the edges appeared rounded, i.e., arcs as opposed to right angles. My best guess is it's a stealth plane, but it seemed to be flying awful low for one. And why over Eugene? Thanks to Clark Kent at

Editor's Note: The Stealth B-2 bomber best fits your description of the craft except they are dark in color and have sharply cut off wing tips. There could have been some type of reflection of the surface of the craft.


VACAVILLE -- A sales associate, age 17, reports he was being driven home by his mother after work on July 27, 1999, when they spotted a UFO. It was a clear dark night and the moon was high in the sky at 10:08 PM. The mother said, "Look below the moon at the hovering light!" Jeremy said, "What I saw surprised me. Way below the moon was a strange hovering object." It had a strange yellowish gray glow and wasn't very bright, but clearly visible. The height the UFO was about 150 feet. The craft was hanging above the power lines only three miles from Travis AFB. as the UFO hovered and then moved erratically changing color. It rotated and maneuvered. "My Mom swerved and almost had an accident as the object flew off so high and fast!" Thanks to Jeremy Matney and Ben Field at

FEATHER RIVER CANYON, BELDON – Malcolm Uhl writes, "I am a MUFON investigator trainee and ham radio operator. On June 16, 1999, two couples and myself were talking at the campground fire ring at 2:30 PM. To our left is Caribou Road east of Belden. We had a daylight spotting of a large metallic craft at 35 degrees above the horizon. It was 50 feet in length, stationary with a bright silver in color. We could not hear any noise. In the July issue of the MUFON Journal on page nine is a perfect sketch of this cylindrical shaped craft. It was also observed by two prospectors working on their gold claim on Rush Creek the next day at about the same time. Thanks to Malcolm Uhl at (mickey uhl)


SAINT LOUIS POST DISPATCH – July 25, 1999, by Jon Sawyer and, Stephanie Hanes wrote the following article: "We're just normal people and we want the truth," says Bruce Widaman (MUFON's State Director, explaining why he hopes to make Missouri the first state with a ballot initiative demanding that Washington disclose what it knows about UFOs and extraterrestrial encounters. Missouri's show-me role in the UFO disclosure campaign was confirmed by Stephen Bassett of suburban Washington, who last week announced formation of the country's first political action committee that directly targets the government's alleged suppression of data about UFOs. Bassett said the new group (X-PPAC), for Extraterrestrial Phenomena Political Action Committee; is aimed at ending what it views as "the government embargo of facts confirming the presence of extraterrestrial life forms in our world." "The whole thrust of my work is to make this issue mainstream, to see it treated with the seriousness it deserves," said Bassett, a former business consultant who decided three years ago to devote himself full time to the UFO issue. The challenge is overcoming what activists call the "laughter curtain" – the linkage of UFO concerns with two-headed monsters and other tabloid fare. In Missouri, Widaman, in his work life a hardware salesman, is putting the finishing touches on language for the ballot initiative. He said, he has about 200 conservative Ufologists prepared to start gathering signatures, in hopes of getting the issue on the ballot next year. "If there's nothing to the UFO question then why all the secrecy?" "People who don't think that this is real are just showing their terrestrial chauvinism." See


PORT MOODY - On July 30, 1999, time Greg was standing on his balcony at 10:40 PM and noticed what he thought was an aircraft. He says, "However, I ruled it out, my next assumption was a satellite. I noticed the light got brighter. During this time the object traveled horizontal to the ground and started to climb higher and began to dim. I've seen many a satellite, but not like that. The craft seemed to be heading out into space! Thanks to Greg & Skywatch

ONTARIO CROP CIRCLES -- Lynda Powless editor of The Turtle Island News, and Hopi Indian resident of the Six Nations reservation where two new formations were found reports. She describes elaborate lay patterns in both formations. In virtually all the pathways joining the circles, the crop is "braided"; in the smaller formation, the wheat is flattened in one direction, then a second layer of wheat is flattened over top of this, at a diagonal flow to the pathways themselves. In one of the circles in the longer formation the wheat is laid in a "five-pointed star" pattern. At one point along one of the pathways in the smaller formation, the tops of the stalks were "singed or burned". About two weeks ago some of the residents of the reservation reported seeing two bright lights hovering just above these two fields. Then, on Saturday July24th, another resident photographed, three large beams of light like large spotlights, extending up into the air from the same or nearby field similar to recent reports in England. The three beams of light then converged into one large beam. Digital cameras fail inside or near the formations, but good photos were successfully taken with analog cameras. Some video footage taken showed only "snow" when played back. Also reports of people experiencing headaches and / or nausea. One person who took a Geiger counter into the circles last Tuesday reportedly obtained a reading of about 600, with a "normal" reading of about 150 outside. Lynda noticed on the night of July 28 lunar eclipse in Canada that an arm of the formation pointed directly at where the moon was in the sky. There have also been good reports on the circles in the July 29/30 editions of The Hamilton Spectator newspaper in Ontario. Thanks to Paul Anderson Circles Phenomenon Research Canada (- TMP / CPR


LIVERPOOL -- On July 10, 1999, at 10:50 PM I just thought I'd hang the washing out, when I suddenly felt something was watching me, so I turned and in the distance there was an object about 500 feet up. It was not an airplane, I know that because it was soundless it was kind of triangular shape and had white lights beaming from the bottom. I felt quite scared I ran in to tell my dad but it was gone as if it had never been there. It was far too fast for a plane, since there was nothing to be seen in the distance. Thanks to Dave Ledger UFO Scotland,


Interpretation of Nostradamous' prediction suggest that August 11, 1999, solar eclipse is believed to be the date described that some interpret as an asteroid or Comet coming into Earth's orbit. It is unclear if it is an actual collision or just the mere presence in our solar system, that would disrupt climatic events on earth. Others believe it will be the vision or sign of other events to unfold. Robert Egan an expert on Nostradamous states: "Again this will be the astronomical event that identifies the reality of the prophecy -- sort of a triggering mechanisms a timing devise in the stars to tell us what 'Time' it is. The players, the countries, leaders, the nuclear missiles are now all in place, according to the stars of our universe, all according to the science of astronomy. 'Time will certainly tell. Thanks to Mitch Battros, For details see: 1,000 Asteroids May Threaten Earth.

Editors Note: Up to 1,000 asteroids are large enough and close enough to Earth to cause planet-wide damage, but the chances of a collision are extremely remote. There are 2,000 to 4,000 asteroids of about one-third of a mile in diameter that cross the orbital path of the Earth. These would be big enough to cause extensive regional damage, but probably would not have planet-wide effects. This eclipse is prominent in various predictions of future world catastrophes.


LA SILLA OBSERVATORY - The European Southern Observatory reports discovering a new extra-solar giant planet in Earth-like orbit. This 5.4-mag solar-type star is a companion to iota Horologii (iota Hor) and is located at a distance of 56 light-years. It is just visible to the unaided eye in the southern constellation Horologium (The Pendulum Clock). The discovery is the result of a survey of forty solar-type stars begun in 1992. It is based on highly accurate measurements of stellar radial velocities. The presence of a planet in orbit around a star is inferred from small regular changes of velocity, as the host star and its planet revolve around a common center of gravity. Further planets in this solar system are likely due to unusual variability of the star. Thanks to Mark A. LeCuyer

U.S. GOVERNMENT UFO PROOF RELEASED: Audio tapes of a genuine UFO Alert at Edwards Air Force base and studied by the Foreign Technology Division at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, are now available for distribution to the public. Lunar Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell was at Edwards the night the UFO chase occurred. The 6th person to walk on the moon said, "The night it happened I investigated it myself and this was a real event." Sam Sherman's audio documentary tape called THE EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE ENCOUNTER on the night of October 7, 1965, uses the actual voice recordings provided by the Air Force. During this event 12 high tech luminous UFOs invade secure air space and came down low over the runways at Edwards AFB. Tower operator Sgt. Chuck Sorrels spotted them and notified the Air Defense Command. Sgt. Sorrels is heard on the original tapes and in a new segment where he verifies the event as it is heard on the archival recordings. The UFOs are described and a decision is made to launch F-106 fighter interceptors. Your there for an important part of UFO history. Hear it for yourself, its the best UFO tape ever made. Tape cost is $14.95 each plus $2.00 for shipping -- total $16.95 -- you can send either a personal check or money order to: Independent International Films, Box 565, Dept. GF, Old Bridge, New Jersey 08857.

DERREL SIMS former CIA operative and trainer, master hypnotherapist and hypnotic anesthesiologist, NLP Master, 4th Degree Black Belt, firewalk trainer, handwriting analysts, and abductee, will present for the first time in NYC, a week long presentation on the abduction phenomena. He will present physical proof of the alien presence. Monday, August 16th @ 7:30pm Alien and Military Intelligence Cover-up As a former CIA operative and trainer, Derrel Sims has a unique perspectivintensity as you view the surgical removal of an actual implant. Experience the findings of Derrel's medical/scientific team work. Wednesday, August 18th, 7:30pm Mass Abduction Presentation Derrel a hypnotic anesthesiologist and full time UFO investigator, in a proactive move, created a Manchurian candidate. By giving the volunteer post hypnotic commands to create a reaction from the alien presence, Sims hit the Jackpot. Amazing physical evidence will be shown of 8 persons in a mass abduction. Thursday, August 19th, 7:30 pm Handwriting and Symbol Analysis In England 180 people attended this amazing workshop where all got to watch their subconconscious draw realities on paper. Derrel then shows you how to evaluate your own and others handwriting. Friday, August 20th, 7:30 pm The truth of what hypnosis can and cannot do and how to tell if you are an alien abductee. This is a fascinating ride into how one can possibly gain evidence of human/alien contact. Sims will use Infra red, Ultra violet and the visible spectrum of light to prove your case. This investigator of 35 years, has found physical proof of abductions and will discuss how you can do so as well! All events are located at the Source of Life, 22 W. 34th Street, 5th floor. & cost is $25 @ the door ($20 with phone reservations; call 718-565-0852) Derrel is also available for Private sessions.

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