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"It could have been a blimp, he thought, but he knew that type of aircraft could never fly in the 45-mile-an-hour winds that were blowing on that particular night."
"Shape: Three pairs of lights, like the tail fins of a 1958 Ford; like a flying wing, or a dirigible or blimp sideways with three pairs of red lights along it.
(NOTE: There are other reports from this sighting where one witness says in no uncertain terms that the object looked just a blimp with red lights on it.)
Dimensions: Size of a dirigible or blimp.
Color: Red lights, like a traffic signal.
Altitude: 100-500 feet.
Speed: About 20 miles an hour.
"Comments: ...With the existing data the case is listed as unidentified by the Air Force."
Originally posted by Skadi_the_Evil_Elf
Simply because one says that an object resembles a blimp does not make it a blimp.
Originally posted by rand
Thanks for the links, I'll look them over at lunch.
A better argument would be: If you don't know what it is, you don't know what it's not.
Originally posted by Skadi_the_Evil_Elf...all aircraft have to file flight plans and intentions, including blimps. A check with local airfields and the FAA can rule out civilian aircraft. Its standard investigative proceedure in any UFO case. This part has already been done. No aircraft or blimps are reported in the area.