Thursday, 9 September 2010

UFO News Article:
“Today In Washington: Capital Quote”,
11 May 1966 (The Gettysburg Times, Pennsylvania)

The U.S. Air Force planned to hire scientists to help it check out selected UFO reports, The Gettysburg Times reports:,4071737

The whole article:
“ ‘The help of more individuals within the scientific community will be sought through contracts calling for prompt, in-depth investigation of selected UFO reports.’ – The Defense Department announcement that the Air Force is planning to hire scientists to help it check out flying saucer reports.”

This effort by the U.S. Department of Defense led to the University of Colorado UFO Project (November 1966-November 1968).

The Pentagon (2008), Arlington, Virginia
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UFO TV Series:
“Encontros Imediatos - Ep. 5:

Dossier Lemos Ferreira”
(“Close Encounters - Episode 5:

The Lemos Ferreira File”), 4 May 2008 (RTP2)

RTP reports on a Portuguese Air Force-UFO incident that occurred during a flight training mission on 4 September 1957: (1) (2) (3)

In the early evening of 4 September 1957, a squadron of four F-84 jets led by Captain Lemos Ferreira left the Ota Air Base. The nocturnal training mission included a flight over the Spanish cities of Cordoba and Caceres.

The four pilots suddenly sighted a strange luminous object. The unidentified flying object changed greatly in size, shape and colours. Later, the large UFO ejected four spherical shaped UFOs which flew towards the jets, forcing them to execute evasive manoeuvres.

Ota Air Base is now called Military and Technical Training Center of the Air Force.

Aerial view of the Ota Air Base, Ota, Portugal
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UFO News Article:
“MUFON expands to radio with host Rick Wood”,
3 September 2010 (, Denver, Colorado)

The Mutual UFO Network has started its own radio programme, UFO examiner Roger Marsh reports:

MUFON Radio with Rick Wood:

(MUFON image)