RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  
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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.

Slow-Moving Object Tracked on Gnd Radar
March 10, 1961
RAF Upper Heyford, England

Brad Sparks:
March 10, 1961; RAF Upper Heyford, England, UK. (BBU)
(McDonald list)
Dan Wilson:
At 9 p.m. local time, a very bright white or yellowish circular object was observed in the sky at about a 45 degree angle and appeared to be stationary. All the observers indicate that the light/object was very bright. The object was also picked up on ground radar and the radar observer said the object was moving very slowly. The object was described as orange size to basketball size. The object was observed visually for approximately 10 minutes and observed on radar for approximately 20 minutes. There was no air traffic or known balloon release in the vicinity. Among the observers were two Air policemen and a Contol Tower Operator. (Dan Wilson)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/610310upperheyford_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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