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taken from an email sent to me by Jeff Ritzmann:
As far as the pics out of the UK, I'm at a dead end. Due to the 1 second shutter time, I cant determine much regarding distance and perspective of the lights because they're not accurately depicted due to the exposure time.
Green light is "cleared to land". I'd say seeing the obvious low alt. thats what we're looking at: a low flying jet, or helicopter with jet engines. I don't see the helicopter "prop" that many are seeing, what I see is tail fins always at the correct angle from the two main bright lights. But, can we know for sure if these are tailfins? No. Again, exposure time has screwed us. As many shots as there are, most are worthless for doing anything with. The very first posted shows a structured object not unlike a helicopter or jet. I almost later abandoned the jet idea as the "canopy" most see there is actually a split light strobe/beacon, which is used on Helicopters. It's yellow and white.
However in the end I cant commit to that one way or the other, as the data just isn't accurate enough in it's portrayal due to elongated exposure. On a personal note it doesn't strike me as anything odd looking, and the description of it, if accurate in conjunction with the photos is pointing in the direction of conventional aircraft.
Essentially, I cant commit to any one answer concretely due to lack of usable data, but that I find a high probability of conventional aircraft based on what I do see, coupled with the witness post.
Originally posted by mattpryor
The pictures were posted for this community to discuss them and their possible meaning, instead of which certain members chose to immediately dismiss them as a forgery. This goes against what I thought ATSN was always about. Shame on you.