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Triangular Aircraft

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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 02:03 AM
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Can you do a rough sketch of it? I can give it a shot at IDing it with some kind of visual aid.




posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 03:21 AM
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Kelly,

It sounds like you saw a version of the A-12 "Flying Dorito"






If so, you saw a very rarely seen plane. Mistaken for a "UFO" at night:



BTW: That plane was responsible for a good portion of "teardrop" shaped UFO sightings when seen edge on. too.



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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 05:07 AM
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reply to post by KellyPrettyBear
 


Saw one once about a year ago while searching with binoculars for the Space Station overhead. Looking at all the airplane lights so I didn't miss the ss when, there it was!, the black triangle with the lights on it as the OP describes. Like sighting a rare duck or something.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 09:22 AM
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KellyPrettyBear
reply to post by JohnnySasaki
 


Nothing breaks the laws of physics.. some things work around
apparent limitations which aren't necessarily real limitations.

But yah.



Exactly, see my signature line below that I always use. It explains the situation plainly



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 11:45 AM
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The shape and the light distribution sure looks about right.

Doesn't seem thick enough. The object was at least twice
as thick as that.

Also can this plane go from horizon to horizon without making
a sound in under 15 seconds?

Really.. I'm not making any 'claims' about the craft being
anything 'special'. One might think that I was excited or
a poor witness or something, but it was no different than
seeing a low flying flock of geese or something.. no
emotional reaction or excitement whatsoever. It was
*huh*. Interesting. I didn't even run around to the other
side of the house to see it fly another second.. I just
scratchedd my man parts and went inside the house.

"A12"

Wikipedia anyway says the program was cancelled. Now why
a cancelled aircraft would be seen flying around many areas
of the united states for the last 10 years I wouldn't know..


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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 11:50 AM
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reply to post by 1ofthe9
 


I found 2 renditions on the internet and posted the links to it
earlier in the post.

pretty much what it looked like


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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 11:56 AM
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Every A-12 is accounted for and is rotting away. In fact a canopy was recently up for auction on Ebay (yes it was confirmed as from the program). The lawsuit over the cancellation was only just recently settled.

The aircraft was never taxi tested, and never came close to flight.
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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 12:22 PM
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I'm a little confused here. I thought the A-12 looked sort if like a SR-71? There is a triangle shaped A-12 as well?



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 12:28 PM
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The original A-12 Oxcart was the single seat CIA predecessor to the SR-71. The A-12 Avenger was the first attempt at a carrier based stealth strike aircraft. It was never even completed into a total airframe.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 12:30 PM
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Excellent, thanks for clearing that up for me. Looks like I've got some more reading to do!

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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 12:37 PM
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This is one of the few repeat designations. It gets too confusing, so it is extremely rare to see it.

The Avenger program is an interesting read. It was a fiasco from the start, and has only just been put to bed, despite being canceled something like 20 years ago.
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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 12:48 PM
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Hi Everyone,
When I read this I thought about the stealth blimp but the blimp wouldn't be able to have the speed unless it had some sort of exotic propulsion system(the fringe part of me thinking). Then I was on the web and there is the silent aircraft initiative. Its a project being worked on between Cambridge and MIT. All they have are models right now. The models look kind of triangular.So could the military of gotten wind of this back in 2002/2003 and had there own black workable version?Just food for thought.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 12:51 PM
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reply to post by othello
 


Triangle designs are nothing new. The YB-49 was built in the 40s. There were designs earlier than that as well.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 01:03 PM
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JadeStar
Kelly,

It sounds like you saw a version of the A-12 "Flying Dorito"

If so, you saw a very rarely seen plane. Mistaken for a "UFO" at night:

BTW: That plane was responsible for a good portion of "teardrop" shaped UFO sightings when seen edge on. too.




No, no, no. The Flying Dorito never made it into the skies. The teardrop image is simply a bird. How many more of these bird images are going to be passed off as manned or unmanned craft? It makes a complete joke out of any subject when they are presented.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 01:06 PM
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Even if it was an aircraft it certainly isn't an A-12. That trailing edge is angled (of course it is a bird, just pointing out it's certainly not an A-12).



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 01:15 PM
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Exactly!

The original image from where the crop was taken. How gullible do people have to be in order to pass a bird flying in proximity to a building as some sort of craft?

Image Link




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posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 02:51 PM
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Zaphod58
reply to post by KellyPrettyBear
 


Every A-12 is accounted for and is rotting away. In fact a canopy was recently up for auction on Ebay (yes it was confirmed as from the program). The lawsuit over the cancellation was only just recently settled.

The aircraft was never taxi tested, and never came close to flight.
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In the black world they never let a cancelled program get in the way of a good design. Just a thought.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 03:52 PM
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JadeStar

Zaphod58
reply to post by KellyPrettyBear
 


Every A-12 is accounted for and is rotting away. In fact a canopy was recently up for auction on Ebay (yes it was confirmed as from the program). The lawsuit over the cancellation was only just recently settled.

The aircraft was never taxi tested, and never came close to flight.
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In the black world they never let a cancelled program get in the way of a good design. Just a thought.


On this note, I would look at things like the X-45 or X-47. There are UAV/UCAV demonstrators flying that are using a flying wing/BWB lay out.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 03:58 PM
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JohnnySasaki
Moving at Mach 5 with no sonic boom is definitely breaking some of the known laws of physics.


No it isn't in any way shape or form. You are just ignorant of the how's.



posted on Nov, 28 2013 @ 04:18 PM
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Triangular shaped aircraft have been around since the late 30s. Again, they're nothing new. The A-12 want just a bad design, it was a horribly managed project.



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