RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
 
  Preliminary
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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.

Blip Size of Two Aircraft
May 30, 1957
Detroit, Michigan


Brad Sparks:
May 30, 1957; Detroit, Mich. (BBU)
9:01 a.m. (CST). (McDonald list) 30 secs


Dan Wilson:
May 30, 1957; Detroit, Mich. (BBU)
At 10:01 a.m. EST, one object appeared as a well-defined blip about the size of two jet aircraft on an AN/TPS-1D radar. This was observed by the radar operator and the radar Sgt. On initial pickup the object was at approximately 70 nautical miles. The estimated speed of the object was 1200 knots. When last observed the object was on a 185 degree course and faded at 80 nautical miles. The length of the observation was 30 seconds. 

Detailed reports and documents
reports/570530detroit_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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