UPDATE: To Article, 'USAF Pilot Ordered To Fire Upon A UFO In U.K. Airspace' by David Cayton
Posted: 15:10 November 18, 2008
Since I wrote the original article, more information has come my way. Basically there are three new items:
1). Pilot Milton Torres has supplied some extra detail about his cockpit weapons system and told me about visits he made to two of our RAF Bases which are relevant to his UFO encounter and his subsequent authorisation to launch his weapons by the MoD!
2). I had filed a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Request to the MoD about this event, and now have received an informative reply.
For the aviation and technical minded reader, Milton has provided fuller explanatory notes describing how his onboard computer instrumentation worked with his weapon system. These details provide extra credence to the testimony of a courageous commissioned military officer. Later in his Service career, Milton flew some 260 missions in Vietnam, flying F-100 jet fighters. Additionally, he flew many extremely dangerous low level reconnaissance missions in a small Cessna aircraft, often flying at only a dozen or so feet, to obtain vital intelligence of Vietcong ground positions, thus being very vulnerable to enemy fire! He retired from the USAF in 1977.
Let me explain visually what I saw on my radar screen.
''Once 'lock on' is accomplished, two circles of light appear on the screen. One was a complete circle in the centre of the radar screen, about an inch in diameter, the other about 3 inches in diameter with a half inch segment darkened to indicate the overtake speed. If the dark segment was at 12 o'clock, it meant 0 overtake. If the segment was at 6 o'clock, then we had about 600 knots of overtake. (Note: 1 mile per hour = 1.15 N knot). The maximum overtake was in the 9 o'clock position. The overtake I had on this particular intercept, was in the 7 or 8 o'clock position, which indicate close to an 800 knot overtake. I was really hauling coals!
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