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Aircraft suspended in mid air (personal sighting)

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posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 02:05 AM
So me and my girlfriend were driving my 5 year old sis to get a happy meal when we saw a very large airplane on our right side VERY low (maybe 100-200 feet in altitude and about the same distance away) and we noticed it was either not moving at all or moving VERY slowly, so we kind of went into shock and slowed down to get a better look at it. She was driving and trying to see it and I was staring the entire time, and for a solid 20+ seconds I was staring at it and it NEVER MOVED and it made NO noise. It just sat there SUSPENDED in the air!!! What the hell?! I instantly made a mental note of a reference to a tree line and the nose of the aircraft to see if it moved past that point to detect movement. None! None for a solid 20+ seconds.

In the past I had seen the EXACT same thing with the EXACT same-looking aircraft about a year ago. Only the previous time I was driving so I couldn't look a whole lot and I just assumed maybe it was a very bizarre sighting but figured it was logically explainable somehow. This time I had the luxury of staring for a long time and me and my girlfriend KNOW what we saw.

On the way back home the mysterious floating aircraft was not there.

Random details: the wings were angled back, and it had many lights on the aircraft (maybe even more than what is normal). Unfortunately I was so ... in shock? ... that I didn't think to catch other details of the plane (decals, color, stickers, etc etc). I can't remember if I saw a bunch of windows in the aircraft (to tell if it's a passenger aircraft) but it was definitely large enough to have 1-2 engines in each wing and they were NOT pointed down as to resist gravity and float in one spot.

The aircraft was pretty average-looking I would say. Nothing really note-worthy.

I've done a little homework and it turns out there are other people who have the same exact sighting.

Possibly project blue beam, UFO disguised as airliner, or our own anti-gravity technology being used in traditional aircraft over civilians?? The only possibility that even comes off as seriously plausible to me is NASA's project blue beam, but why would they put up a hologram over the middle of nowhere in Middleburg, Florida? Very strange.

This incident happened at about 5:30 PM when it was still daylight outside but the sun was setting.

For people with navigational software/tools (or Google Earth), this happened approximately at these coordinates:
Latitude: 30° 6'30.67"N
Longitude: 81°51'57.36"W

Here is a photo of vaguely what the aircraft looked like from what I remember:

Roughly about that size/shape.

Oh, sorry I keep remembering information randomly here but I do live close to a few military bases. That is something to remember. There are LOTS of aircraft flying around here, but to see one totally stop in mid air WITHOUT crashing down is just weird. Wonder what we saw?

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 02:53 AM
reply to post by Matteroni

You will no doubt get many rude remarks here by admiting this. I personally cannot THANK YOU enough. In 1993 , while driving home from work on a very clear and bright day I observed the same exact thing only what I saw was like a 747. I pulled to the curb and stopped the car completely so I could watch without wrecking my car. I watched for at least 5 full minutes, all the while having a conversation with my self about the fact that this cannot be happening. In a blink of an eye, the 747 completely dissappeared. Only one person on the face of this earth knows about that day besides me. I want to note that like you I was under no stress when I saw what I saw. If it is some kind of bluebeam type of test etc, then it was happening as far back as 1993. The next day I went back to work doing a very technical job that required a completely clear and well adjusted mind. I was fine except I knew what I had seen hanging in the sky for over 5 minutes the previous evening. I have to tell you again that I am grateful beyond words that you have the cajones to admit publicly what you saw. I for one KNOW you are telling the truth.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 03:04 AM

Plane Landing is a sculpture of an airplane in a permanent state of landing. On July 4 and 5, 2008 Plane Landing appeared at the Zurich Airport as part of the show 'Shifting Identities - (Swiss) Art Now', curated by Mirjam Varadinis for Kunsthaus Zurich.

you must have seen something similar to this

its a balloon in the shape of a plane, and its made by these guys


posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 03:17 AM
Its an optical illusion caused by viewing the aircraft from a vehicle moving in the opposite direction of travel of the aircraft itself.
Primary example of such an illusion:

I have no idea if there is a technical name for it, but that is your answer.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 06:27 AM
reply to post by Matteroni

Hi, Matteroni!

You're not imagining things, and this isn't an optical illusion.

There are, in fact, what appear to be domestic aircraft (from personal jets to commercial airliners) that are hovering or suspended frozen in mid-air.

I have witnessed these firsthand myself.

To be sure, I have witnessed aircraft coming in for a landing and understand the difference between completely stationary and gliding in for a landing.

So do the countless other people who understand what an airplane is (a virtually congenital condition).

I've actually seen some planes come to a complete stop, and some start moving after being at a complete stop.

I don't mind being attacked, because I am utterly convinced from my own ongoing experiences that this is real.

Our sharing these experiences is secondary to their reality. It doesn't matter if we share them or not; and it doesn't matter if we are silenced or not.

These things are a harbinger for a shift in the very nature of our experience of reality that is so obvious it barely warrants further comment (at least to those with an awareness of the reality of the ufo phenomenon and by extension the contact that is occurring).

I'm convinced that, if there are individuals who want to keep experiencers silent, then this would be prima facie evidence that there are opposing forces at work - and the hovering planes (i.e., the "fun" ones) are actually altering our experience of this (manufactured) reality.

For those who haven't seen these, that's fine. I'm happy being labeled a loon. This designation doesn't affect the reality of these experiences in the least.

I am completely sane and very grounded in reality. These planes are not. haha

I've shared numerous links on page 2 of a similar thread entitled, "Have you ever seen a plane stand still?" (about 1/3 the way down the page).

Read on...

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 06:42 AM
reply to post by atswheat

There are plenty of pilots, mechanics, and such on this site, and I can guarantee that none of them are going to agree that Domestic airplanes are hovering. It goes against the physics of flying (obviously there are some special aircraft made to hover, like helicopters). In order for an aircraft to maintain lift it must be moving through the air mass with enough forward momentum to force air around the wing, providing a pressure differential to overcome the weight of the aircraft and produce lift, PERIOD. The only way that an aircraft can actually hover is if it’s flying into a headwind that is exactly equal to its forward speed, thereby making its groundspeed effectively zero. This however would require a very fast moving body of air, say about 70 knots and up. Believe me if there was a 70 wind on that day you would have had bigger problems then the aircraft appearing to hover, 70 knots is equal to a Cat 1 hurricane.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 07:10 AM
Haha, geez..

The aircraft looks like it isn't moving because of the angle and speed of your car in relation to the aircraft. If you're in the right position the plane will appear to be suspended in mid air.

There are military aircraft that can hover in the air but they use powerful jet engines facing towards the ground.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 08:25 AM
I can appreciate a discussion on classical mechanics, but ufos do not fit into that antiquated paradigm.

The real argument here is whether or not these beings are either piloting, or are manifesting craft that mimic our own. My answer to that is without a doubt. Illustrating my point, and almost as if in response to my post this morning, I received a confirmation of what I've been sharing.

On my way to work this morning I saw a plane, about a mid-size plane (somewhere between personal jet and commercial airliner) streaking at a pretty good clip, and low, across the sky. I kept an eye on it and was very happy to witness it come to a complete stop. I was exhilarated by this. The plane remained motionless for about 10-15 seconds before moving again.

There was no doubt in my mind whatsoever of what I saw. I saw a plane moving very quickly across the sky, directly in front of me, come to a complete stop. It wasn't at an angle. I was perpendicular to it and it was clear as day.

There is no confusion on my part. I’ve been completely sober, and I have perfect vision. Some may say I’m hopeful or delusional and that’s fine.

This morning wasn’t the first time I’ve felt some sort of a communication (not literal, but expressed through actions). There is some sort of intuitive connection here. That may sound crazy to many, but if you are open to a different sort of “exchange”, as it were, it is possible to engage in a sort of dialog.

Honestly, these planes are everywhere. They’re low in the sky and they’re in our neighborhoods and cities. Commercial flights are rarely seen by those standing on the ground, unless they’re near an airport.

Many, many people will tell you that they’re now seeing mid-size to commercial size aircraft flying over their neighborhoods and streets, during daytime and evening hours. These are not “our” craft. Most of the craft we are seeing flying low in the sky are “their” (i.e., non-terrestrial) craft. I’m sorry, but that’s my position.

Domestic, terrestrial, commercial aircraft just don’t slowly glide over neighborhoods. And they certainly don’t come to a complete stop in broad daylight. One has to be in the frame of mind that contact can occur in any myriad ways, and not in the way one might hope for or expect it.

What is happening here is some sort of consciousness expansion. It really is a “show don’t tell” situation.

The impression is that the situation is unmanageable only when it finally hits the mainstream media needs to be discarded. Just because we’re only seeing this on the Internet doesn’t mean that we haven’t reached a critical turning point. The fact is, the situation is becoming unmanageable by the powers that be by this and other up close and personal demonstrations.

The phenomena is literally breathing down the powers that be’s necks. It’s totally blown the lid wide open. These beings are initiating contact, and it’s happening so quickly, so profoundly, and on such a broad scale that those of us following along really understand how close we are.

The lid just cannot be kept on this whole thing any longer. Irrespective of my own position, if we want to debate the issue with regard to these domestic aircraft , the question for this thread is, again, Is it possible that these beings are mimicking our craft?

You’ll have to answer that one yourself after seeing the evidence. And once you’ve done that, you’re going to have a lot of explaining to do to yourself. haha

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 08:35 AM

Originally posted by defcon5
Its an optical illusion caused by viewing the aircraft from a vehicle moving in the opposite direction of travel of the aircraft itself.
Primary example of such an illusion:

I have no idea if there is a technical name for it, but that is your answer.

It's called retrograde motion.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 09:16 AM

off-topic post removed to prevent thread-drift


posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 09:23 AM
Ah. Some others that have had a similar experience. A while back I posted the following:

Remote controlled jet or something else?

Recently joined to get ideas on what I saw a few weeks ago. On March 29 or April 5 ( can't remember exactly) I saw what appeared to be an F16 that was the wrong scale and flying too slow. What follows is what I experienced as best as I can describe it.

I was driving south on US 167 just north of Ruston Louisiana. I was coming down a hill into a straight stretch of road. In the distance directly in front of me was something flying maybe 150 to 200 feet above the ground. It was traveling east to west. There are some fields on both sides of the road, so I was able to keep it in sight the whole time it took me to travel through the straight stretch of road (about half of a mile). When I got even with the point that the object crossed the road it was probably a half to 3/4 of a mile to the west of the highway. The object turned toward the south. That is when I could see that it looked like a plane of some sort. It was flying very slow and made me think it was remote control. I didn't see anyone that could be controlling it though.

After I traveled down the road another 2 or 3 miles I was between Vienna and Ruston Louisiana. I saw the "airplane" again. This time it was on the east side of the highway flying east and started to turn north. It was close enough for me to tell that it looked like an F16 but only about 1/4 the size and moving way too slow to be a jet. What I saw looked a lot like this picture:
F16 Pic

The only difference from this pic would be:
1. What I saw was banked a little more.

2. What I saw had no armament but did have the pylons for wingtip missiles.

3. What I saw had no markings or numbers.

I could not hear it (my windows were up and the A/C was on) and it seemed to go so slow that I thought it was going to stop and hover. I was only about 400 feet away from it and it was just above the tree tops. It was at my 10 o'clock when I first saw it on the east side of the highway and I saw it for about four seconds until it was at my 8 o'clock and trees got in my way.

I never saw it again and was not in a place I could pull over safely. I don't know what to think about this. I first thought remote control, but it seemed to have traveled too far and would have been out of site from someone controlling it from the ground at those distances (I'm guessing a total distance from start to finish of about 3 1/2 miles mixed open areas and forest). I would also think if someone built a remote control F16 that it would have some markings and some fake missiles on it.

Has anyone here ever seen anything like this?

My Post

I never received any replies that satisfied my curiosity, and I never saw anything like it again. I guess I'll never know exactly what I saw, but I have been looking for it.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 06:38 PM
I appreciate the information you guys have supplied and contributed, and the similar stories shared!

I've come to the conclusion that any of these theories are possible, and I'll never really know for sure what happened before my eyes though it'll be a fun story to share in the future.

I do believe that times are just getting stranger and stranger, and these anomalies are getting more and more common as we get closer to that black hole of time. Maybe-probably.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 06:58 PM
Myself and my hubby witnessed this and I can assure you it was 100% static and also above a building, it was very obviously not moving as we had a side view whilst driving towards it.

I started a thread a while back

Phantom Plane or Ufo

I often still wonder what the hell it was but have never seen it again on that same road.

Thanks for sharing your sighting Matteroni

[edit on 4-12-2009 by Beauty_HairyBeast]

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 07:03 PM
It might be the wind acting against the plane. I had a post a long while ago of my own sighting. Take a look.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 07:13 PM
Here is a link to a Dr hall who also reported a similar sighting not too far from where we saw it, if you scroll down to the bottom of the page you can read his account.

Dr Halls sighting

After searching for similar sightings on the net I came across Dr Halls and promptly posted my own sighting which was roughly around 2000 maybe 2001. Dr Halls sighting was in 2007.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 07:18 PM
reply to post by Matteroni

So you saw an aircraft that looked like the Boeing 787 Dreamliner 100-200 feet of the ground 100-200 feet away? And you saw the same plane a year ago?

I don't think the Dreamliner is even airborne yet, so it couldn't have been that.

I plugged your coordinates and come up here

Is this the correct spot?

Also, street view shows a lot of tall pines along the area you describe, must have been hard to spot such a low plane through all the trees?

Link to streetview

[edit on 4/12/09 by Chadwickus]

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 07:53 PM

Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by Matteroni

So you saw an aircraft that looked like the Boeing 787 Dreamliner 100-200 feet of the ground 100-200 feet away? And you saw the same plane a year ago?

I don't think the Dreamliner is even airborne yet, so it couldn't have been that.

I plugged your coordinates and come up here

Is this the correct spot?

Also, street view shows a lot of tall pines along the area you describe, must have been hard to spot such a low plane through all the trees?

Link to streetview

[edit on 4/12/09 by Chadwickus]

Well I had said that it is "vaguely" what the aircraft looked like and that my previous less-intense sighting a year before this was brief though the aircraft was pretty much the same size/shape/etc.

Yes that is the correct location. The plane was just above the tree line so that is how I was able to use it as a quick reference point. It was just in view above the tree line. That wasn't the exact aircraft, but just that size/shape/color is approximately how I would describe it.

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 08:03 PM
reply to post by Chadwickus

Haha, good spot..

100-200 ft in the air and 100-200 ft distance? Thats only 30 odd metres, which is nothing. You would have been able to see in the windows and spot each individual on the plane, who if they were hovering at 100-200 ft in air might have very surprised looks on their faces!

Aside from the obvious discrepancies with the distance, I am inclined to agree with the posters that this was an optical illusion. I would have thought such a thing would be obvious to most people. I was aware of "retrograde motion", or at least the fact it was an optical illusion, at the age of around 9 or 10 when my father explained it to me when I raised the same question as the poster here, namely "Dad, that plane isn't moving!".

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 08:44 PM
reply to post by Matteroni

There are several public transportation aircraft as well top-secret air & space vehicles with anti-gravity technology. See for more information. What you saw probably had anti-gravity technology like the F-35A. Peace

posted on Dec, 4 2009 @ 08:46 PM
reply to post by 5thWorldIsNow


The F-35 has anti-grav? Pull the other one, mate. How can you expect anyone to take you seriously posting garbage like that?

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