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  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.

F-89 Tracks Object 500 Knots
Aug. 17, 1956
Spragueville, Maine


Brad Sparks:
Aug. 17, 1956; SSW [of] Spragueville, Maine (BBU)
(McDonald list)
 
Dan Wilson:
August. 17, 1956; SSW of Spragueville, Maine (BBU)
At 10:50 a.m. EST, an object was picked up on airborne radar of an F-89D aircraft. The Radar Observer estimated that the object was moving at over 500 knots. The target gave a bright return the size of 2 aircraft on the APG-40 scope. The paint was held for 3 minutes The target crossed in front of the F-89D on a 45 degree angle. The target went off side of scope at 4000 yards and contact was lost.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/560817spragueville_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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