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That's what I thought it was.

I wanted to post the picture that often appears as an ACG ad. on the side of the page. I'd also seen it on TV ads used by real estate companies, but searching Google Images for hoverdrone, etc. failed to show the picture I wanted. I should have googled camera drone

Which produced this.



I want one.

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This link is to a photo of Kenneth Arnold with a drawing of the crescent shaped craft(s) he saw in that famous June 1947 sighting.
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I remember being in a department store with my parents when very young, and being drawn to a television set on display that was showing "evidence" of a saucer landing, along with the very first image I ever say of the "grey men".

I remember being terrified at the time.
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UFO Caught On Tape Over Santiago Air Base

EXCERPT: "This extraordinary machine was flying at velocities too high to be man-made. Scientists have estimated the speed, depending on the size of the object, to be at least 4000 - 6000 mph. Humans inside this object could not survive. And, somehow, it made no sonic boom, a noise similar to thunder which occurs whenever something exceeds the speed of sound (750 mph at sea level). The shock waves generated from an object at such high velocities would normally be enormous. But no known aircraft or drone could possibly fly this fast at such low altitudes anyway. Our fastest air-breathing jet, the SR-71, has a maximum speed of just over 2,000 mph, but that's at high altitudes.
And, this strange object is clearly operating under intelligent control. It zooms toward each set of jets at about their height, circles around and zooms back out again. Pilots who were shown the trajectory of the object in the three flybys were amazed that this maneuver is characteristic of reconnaissance aircraft coming in for a quick look at others in the sky. ..."
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Video from Chile stirs up UFO buzz

Some of the key missing points in the story have to do with the six other videos that are said to show the flying spot. Kean said that as far as she knew, those videos have not been seen by anyone outside CEFAA's investigative group. Another must-have for outside investigators would be the identity of the shooters behind the seven videos. If they turned out to be seven random people, with no relationship to one another, that would at least argue against the incident being an intentional hoax, Sheaffer said.

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Is this the case UFO skeptics have been dreading? ...
No.

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It was a glorious, sunny morning on Nov. 5, 2010, when crowds gathered to celebrate the changing of the Air Force Command at El Bosque Air Base in Santiago.
Another hot story that had to simmer for a year or two so as to make conspiracy theories sound more credible.

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But afterward, an engineer from the adjacent Pillán aircraft factory noticed something bizarre while viewing his footage in slow motion. ...
Full stop -- So neither the six pilots in the formation nor the "crowds" watching them, nor the base employees actually saw anything in real time on a "sunny morning".

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The stunning conclusion: The Chilean jets were being stalked by a UFO.
Less stunning conclusion, small foreground object that appears to be moving very fast because of the viewing angle and the video frame rate.

Noteworthy that the other purported videos were not also posted for comparison. OTOH this is the internet. A video has only the provenance of the internet source. In legal terms, there is no 'chain of custody' that would allow you to say with confidence that posted video is the same as originally shot or that the circumstances of the incidents are as stated.
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Look closer and you'll note that we start with a clip of eight aircraft, possibly the F-16s, and at about 43 second mark we are into another video of six aircraft which look to be F-5s.

The perpetual challenge of the "UFO field" is material like this of questionable content and trackage which gets hyped by overzealous "supporters". Part of why I included that last paragraph in my post excerpts.
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Being one place for "weirdness" topics;
NASA's Unexplained Files;
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The perpetual challenge of the "UFO field" is material like this of questionable content and trackage which gets hyped by overzealous "supporters". Part of why I included that last paragraph in my post excerpts.
I haven't seen any UFF evidence that wasn't questionable.
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Why am I not surprised to hear this from you?!

BTW, I assume you meant "UFO", rather than "UFF".

Not to get semantic, but on a BBS like this, it's rare to find any opinion, position, or "item of data" that isn't "questionable" by someone operating here.
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The term "UFO" was created to provide something less specific as implied by "flying saucers", but has since been used by many to suggest that same, avoided 'generic'. Maybe, as shown in the following, we should try to apply UAP = Unidentified Aerial Phenomena ?

UFO Encounters With Airplanes: Pilots, Officials Discuss Potential Safety Hazards

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"It's beyond dispute that airline personnel see them and see them a lot," said professional pilot David McDonald, who runs a school for pilots and aircraft dispatchers and owns charter company Flamingo Air in Cincinnati. "However, to the best of all of our knowledge, there has never been an incident where an airplane ran into one or was attacked by one."
"[Pilots] have done evasive maneuvers to get out of the way, but that's what we're trained to do," McDonald, the new international director of the Mutual UFO Network, told The Huffington Post. "Whether [the UFO] would have veered off, it's really hard to say if they are a hazard to flight or not."
At least one scientist -- and former UFO skeptic -- strongly suggested that mid-air UFO encounters could be hazardous.
"I was trying to be a conscientious scientist and let the chips fall where they may and I immediately found a great deal of bias and fear by people who shouldn't be afraid," said former NASA research scientist Richard Haines, referring to UFOs. "Science should not be afraid."
After commercial pilots began sharing their UFO experiences with him, Haines created the National Aviation Reporting Center on Anomalous Phenomena. His organization offers a confidential reporting venue for pilots, crews and air traffic controllers hesitant to make UFO reports. Haines does not publish records that publicly reveal the names of pilots reporting incidents.
"Our objectives are to make flying safer for the flying public and we're convinced there's a potential threat posed by nearby unexplained aerial phenomena to commercial and private airplanes," Haines recently told HuffPost.
In a number of cases, the UFO or the unexplained aerial phenomena gets close enough to an aircraft and results in some sort of electromagnetic effect on certain cockpit instruments, Haines added.
"Roughly 5 to 9 percent of the total sightings have some form of electromagnetic influence in the cockpit, so our interest is trying to alert the aviation industry ahead of time to do something positive, rational, before it's too late, before an airplane goes down," Haines said.


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If I had time I'd try to find a link on Howe's site for these images, but will have to use the C2C URS. This is an example of something that shows-up on occassion in the UFO sites, by standard aerodynamics, no visisble means of support, but if something like anti-grav is employed then perhaps;

Of course, could just be good job of photoshopping;

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Americans favor Obama to defend against space aliens: poll

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Dyatlov Pass incident

Dyatlov Pass incident - an incident in the Northern Urals on February 2, 1959 which some consider to involve a UFO

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