Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 12:35:53 +0000 (GMT)
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: Aug. 17, 1956; SSW [of] Spragueville, Maine (BBU)

The following pdf file contains all of the resized Project Blue Book documents below and is now housed on the NICAP site for security reasons.

The original over-sized docs from the site are listed below:  1 PROJECT 10073 RECORD CARD  2 Request for UFO report analysis  5 2nd Lt. Harville E. Hobbs, RO  6 Cause of sighting unknown  7 PROJECT 10073 RECORD CARD
Related Information: 
AN/APG-40, Hughes Aircraft fire control radar for F-89D, F-94C
7. Reporting.  Information relating to unidentified flying objects will be reported promptly.  The method (electrical or written) and priority of the dispatch will be selected in accordance with the apparent intelligence value  of the information.  In most instances, reports will be made by electrical
means:  Information over 24 hours old will be given a "deferred" precedence.  reports over 3 days old will be made by written report prepared on AF Form 112, Air Intelligence Information report, and AF Form 112a, Supplement to AF Form 112.
(1) Description of the object(s):
              (a) Shape
              (b) Size compared to known object (use one of the following terms: Head of a pin, pea,
                   dime, nickel, quarter, half dollar, silver dollar, baseball, grapefruit, or basketball) held in
                   the hand at about arms length.
              (c) Color.
              (d) Number.
              (e) Formation, if more than one.
              (f) Any discernible features or details.
              (g) Tail, trail, or exhaust, including size of same compared to size of object(s).
              (h) Sound.   If heard, describe sound.
              (i) Other pertinent or unusual features.
        (2) Description of course of object(s):
              (a) What first called the attention of the observer(s) to the object(s)?
              (b) Angle of elevation and azimuth of the objects when first observed.
              (c) Angle of elevation and azimuth of the objects upon disappearance.
              (d) Description of flight path and maneuvers of object(s).
              (e) Manner of disappearance of objects(s)
              (f) Length of time in sight
        (3) Manner of observation:
              (a) Use one or a combination of the following items:  Ground-visual, ground-electronic,
                   air-electronic. (If electronic, specify type of radar.)
              (b) Statement as to optical aids (telescopes, binoculars, and so forth) used and description
              (c) If the sighting is made while airborne, give type of aircraft, identification number, altitude,
                   heading, speed and home station.
        (4) Time and date of sighting:
              (a) Zulu time-date group of sighting.
              (b) Light conditions (use one of he following terms): Night, day, dawn, dusk.
        (5) Locations of observer(s).  Exact latitude and longitude of each observer or Georef position,
             or position with reference to a known landmark.
        (6) Identifying information of all observer(s):
              (a) Civilian - Name, age, mailing address, occupation.
              (b) Military - Name, grade, organization, duty, and estimate of reliability.
        (7) Weather and winds-aloft conditions at time and place of sightings:
              (a) Observer(s) account of weather conditions.
              (b) Report from nearest AWS or U.S. Weather Bureau Office of wind direction and
                    velocity in degrees and knots at surface, 6,000', 10,000', 16,000', 20,000', 30,000',
                    50,000', and 80,000', if available.
              (c) ceiling.
              (d) Visibility.
              (e) Amount of cloud cover.
              (f) Thunderstorms in area and quadrant in which located.
        (8) Any other unusual activity or condition, meteorological, astronomical, or otherwise, which
             might account for the sighting.
        (9) Interception and identification action taken.  (Such action may be taken whenever feasible,
             complying with existing air defense directives.)
      (10) Location of any air traffic in the general area at the time of the sighting.
      (11) Position title and comments of the preparing officer, including his preliminary analysis of the
             possible cause of the sighting(s).
      (12) Security. Reports should be unclassified unless inclusion of data required by c and d below
             mandates a higher classification.
8. Evidence.  The existence of physical evidence (photographs or materiel) will be promptly reported.
    a. Photographic:
        (1) Visual:  the negative and two prints will be forwarded, all original film, including wherever
              possible both prints and negatives, will be titled or otherwise properly identified as to place,
              time, and date of the incident
              (see "Intelligence Collection Instructions" (ICI), June 1954)
        (2) Radar:  Two copies of each print will be forwarded.   Prints of radarscope photography will
              be titled in accordance with AFR 95-7 and forwarded in accordance with AFR 95-6.
    b. Materiel:  Suspected or actual items of materiel which come into the possession of any Air
        Force Echelon will be safeguarded in such manner as to prevent any defacing or alteration
        which might reduce its value for intelligence examination and analysis.