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RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

100' Oval with Three Bumps Tracked By Radar
Late May 1948
Oxford/Bicester, Great Britain


Fran Ridge:
11:40 AM. Four officers and two crew aboard a York transport aircraft, accompanied by a formation of six meteor jets, encountered a 100' oval with  three bumps or protrusions on the bottom. Ground radar tracked the object which was stationary and above 25,000 feet. The object departed at an incredible speed of 1500 mph. See detailed account from a  letter to Jenny Randles linked below.

Don Ledger:
The first two F.Mk 1 Meteors went operational on July 12, 1944 with 616 Squadron. The first operational sorties were flown on July of 1947.
One Flying Officer Dean destroyed the first V1 by a jet fighter on August 4, 1944. He used the wing tipping maneuver. They flew sorties in Europe before the war ended. By 1948 the RAF and other British services had access to nearly 700 Meteors of various Mks.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/480500oxford_report.htm (Jenny Randles)


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