Sunday, 3 July 2011

UFO Book:
“UFOs: An Air Force Dilemma”
by Major Hector Quintanilla, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), 1975
(UFO Casebook, Belton, Texas)

The late Major Hector Quintanilla, Jr. was the last chief officer of Project Blue Book (1963-1969), the U.S. Air Force’s investigation into the UFO phenomenon:

The document includes a preface to the book by the now defunct National Institute for Discovery Science (NIDS) and an article by Alex Chionetti.

The late Major Hector Quintanilla, Jr., U.S. Air Force
( photo)
UFO News Article:
“Sightings Of UFO Boomed In 1966; No Threat To U.S.”,
14 February 1967 (The Gettysburg Times, Pennsylvania)

The Gettysburg Times reports on the 1966 U.S. UFO wave:,1128036

Quote from the article:
“Of the 11,107 sightings since 1947, Quintanilla (Major Hector Quintanilla, Jr., Director of Project Blue Book) says, just 676 remain in the unidentified category. Only 30 of those checked out last year haven’t been explained satisfactorily.

Another 242 sightings are listed as having insufficient data for identification.”

Aerial view of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio,
headquarters of Project Blue Book ( photo)
UFO News Article:
“State Gives UFO Show”, 5 February 1967
(Reading Eagle, Pennsylvania)

This is an article regarding the William Penn Memorial Museum’s UFO show:,1564383

William Penn Memorial Museum and Archives Building
(official name: State Museum of Pennsylvania),
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania ( photo)