Form 97-BB
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 20:42:49 +0000 (GMT)
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: July 8, 1947; Muroc AAF, Muroc, Calif. (BBU)
Category: 1
Ref: Other documents - Project 1947
To: Fran Ridge <>

The following pdf file was created by Bill Schroeder for the NICAP site

and contains all of the documents from the Blue Book Archive beginning with

including frames 4-11
Page ID (PID) :  USAF-SIGN1-4
Collection :  Project Sign
Roll Description :  Project Sign Roll 1

Witnesses:  McHenry, Ruvolo, Nauman, & Scotte

9:45 a.m. (PDT). AAF 1st Lt. Joseph C. McHenry, T/Sgt Joseph Ruvolo, S/Sgt Gerald E. Nauman, (and Miss Jannette Marie Scotte at 10:00 a.m., see case below) saw two saucer or disc shaped objects, silver and apparently metallic, fly a wide circular pattern [?] at about 7500-8000 ft at 350-400 mph heading 320 (about NW) toward Mojave, Calif. Before the first 2 objects disappeared a 3rd similar disc or spherical silver object reflecting sunlight was seen, with additional 5 witnesses, to the N flying tight circles at about 7,000-8,000 ft beyond capability of known aircraft, maintaining altitude. No sound or trails. 3-4 mins. [See sightings at Muroc later in the day and previous day.]

Time: 0930
Observer: 1st Lt. Joseph C. McHenry
Number of objects:  2 at first - 1 sometime later
Altitude: Approx. 3000 ft.
Speed: 300 MPH
Size: N/S
Color: Silver
Shape: disc-like
Time: 0945
Observer: S/Sgt Joseph Ruvolo
Number of objects: 2
Altitude: Between 7500 and 8000 ft.
Speed: 350 - 400 MPH
Size: N/S
Color: Silver
Shape: Saucer or Disc shaped
Time: 1000
Observer: S/Sgt Gerald E. Neuman
Number of objects: 3 objects - 2 at first, 1 later
Altitude: 7,000 to 8,000 ft.
Speed: 300 to 400 MPH
Size: N/S
Color: N/S
Shape: Disc
Time: 10:00
Observer: Jannette Marie Scott
Number of objects: 3 - two the first time - 1 later
Altitude: Approx. 8,000 ft
Speed: 300 to 400 MPH
Size: N/S
Color: Silver
Shape: Disc