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UFO Alert At Edwards AFB
Oct. 7, 1965
Edwards AFB & surrounding area


Updated 14 March 2022
Francis Ridge:

Oct. 7, 1965; Edwards AFB area, California
Up to twelve luminous UFOs flew over this secure test facility and the region, and at least one F-106A interceptor was scrambled from George AFB at Victorville. All of this action was captured on classified U.S. Air Force audio tapes which have now been declassified and are available to the public along with official documentation.The question in my mind is, what was going on during those 3-4 hours we don't know about? If we were allowed to hear only 6 hours of 40,  and read only 17 pages of hard-to-read documents, what is it we were NOT allowed to hear and see? The documents we have make it clear that by the time Alpha Lima Zero One was scrambled at at 1209Z or 5:09 PM PDT, "the activity was just about over."

Joel Carpenter:
That evening, October 7 (and the following one, October 8), 1965, some 700 engineers and scientists attended the Fourth X-15 Technical Conference at the (then) NASA Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB. This dealt with the research results of the 150 some X-15 flights made since 1959. (Astronautics and Aeronautics 1965  NASA SP-4006, page 464 - Joel Carpenter)

Detailed reports and documents
youtube.com/watch?v=KCaKOnlhQxE&t=38s (Fran Ridge Interview)
Audiotape recordings (credit: Sam Sherman)
Map of Edwards Region (Joel Carpenter)
Edwards Area Radar (Brad Sparks)
Earlier Research (Feb. 2006) Into Edwards Incident (Fran Ridge)
Captain Clark, Edwards AFB, & Nuclear Weapons on Oct 7, 1965 (Fran Ridge)
reports/651007edwards_rep.htm (Dan Wilson) ***
reports/651007edwards_rep2.htm (Fran Ridge)
youtube.com/watch?v=tkhWUXb97mE (Fran Ridge)
Actual documents (17 pages) from BBfiles (Jan Aldrich) *
Transcription of 17 actual documents above **
An Introduction to the Edwards Encounter (Sam Sherman)
UFO Alert At Edwards Air Force Base - A true account by Samuel M. Sherman
The Tape Transcript (Sam Sherman/Francis Ridge)
The Edwards Alert Story (Sam Sherman)
Darryl Clark, transcribed written statement **
Darryl Clark, statement, actual documents in PDF file *
Dec. 2000 Testimony of Sgt. Chuck Sorrells [interview] (Disclosure Project)
The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger
The Convair F-106 Delta Dart

*   Processed & remastered by Jean Waskiewicz
** Transcriptions by Jean Waskiewicz
*** New documents by Dan Wilson

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