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.

Huge Cigar Observed & Tracked On Radar
July 26, 1956
Rio de Janeiro / from the USS FDR


Fran Ridge:
Originally this incident was listed as occurring around the 25th or 27th of July, 1956 and location unknown. Dan Wilson located the ship's logs and not only found the exact date and location, but the listing mentioned the UFO!:  "560726  UFO sighting - Rio de Janeiro".

Carl Feindt:
July 26, 1956; nr. Rio de Janeiro, aboard Aircraft Carrier FDR
A a cigar-shaped object was seen and tracked on radar. And the CIC radars said it went off the scope in two or three sweeps. That was witnessed by John C. Hau, Chief Warrant Officer."

Detailed reports and documents
reports/560726acc_fdr_rep.htm (Fran Ridge & Carl Feindt)
reports/560726acc_fdr_rep2.htm [Ship's Logs] (Dan Wilson)

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