375. Erling Strand & Seth Shostak

 Subscribe to full shows for $2 or more per month or yearly subscriptions starting at $15  BONUS SHOW…. HOUR ONE: Alejandro Rojas with UFO Updates then guest Erling Strand who just returned from Hessdalen Valley, Erling discusses the mysterious ongoing unknown atmospheric phenomena being researched through Project Hessdalen known as the Hessdalen Lights, UFODATA and more.  HOUR TWO (Live): Dr Seth Shostak discussing SETI, his popular podcast, Big Picture Science and his thoughts on UFOs since the US government has been taking them more seriously.

Show Notes

UFOs in China

by Charles Lear

If you have an interest in UFOs you’ve probably come across the 2010 Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport case, which involved a UFO hovering over the airport sighted by a descending flight crew. The airport was shut down for an hour and the case made international news.  China has a relatively open official policy regarding UFOs but according to researcher, Chuck Fei, any spiritual or quasi-religious activities associated with UFOs are strongly discouraged.  Besides discovering some interesting cases, research into Chinese UFOs reveals an interesting relationship involving the subject between China and the Western powers of the United States and Britain.

At the 2016 Citizen Hearing before six former members of the U.S. Congress, UFO researcher and former Chinese diplomat Sun Shili, stated, “After years of research, a large number of Chinese UFO scholars, including myself, are convinced of the authenticity of UFOs and the existence of UFOs and aliens.”  Shili was a chairman of Beijing UFO Research Society and that organization has a policy similar to many Chinese UFO research groups that requires its members to have college degrees.  The group is respected by the government and air force officials have been known to attend meetings.  The focus of most UFO research in China is very scientific and speculation is kept to a minimum.

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374. Jacques Vallée & Alan Stivelman

 Subscribe to full shows for $2 or more per month or yearly subscriptions starting at $15 We are pleased to announce Jacques Vallée as our guest for the first half hour who discusses how he got interested in UFOs, his thoughts of the UFO subject in more recent times and the a particular case that we discuss further with Argentinian filmmaker, Alan Stivelman which is depicted in his film: Witness of Another World

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CHILEAN UFOs

by Charles Lear

    For UFOlogists, Chile is an exceptional country in that it has a publicly acknowledged government UFO investigation organization.  This organization is called the, “Committee for the Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena” and its Spanish acronym is CEFAA.  CEFAA is within the Department of Civil Aeronautics under the jurisdiction of the Chilean Air Force and has an active website where citizens can report UFO sightings.  With official recognition of the phenomenon it should be no surprise that the Chilean public is very open minded about the UFO subject.  According to researcher, Rodrigo Fuenzalita in the first episode of the short lived series, “Shaun Ryder on UFOs” “There is not a single family in Chile without, at least, one or two members who have experienced a sighting.”  The first two episodes of the Ryder series provide a colorful overview and present some of Chile’s most interesting cases.  Further investigation reveals that Chile has a remarkable crash retrieval story with an entire town full of witnesses that rivals that of Roswell. Read more

373. Kevin Day, Gary Voorhis & Robert Powell

FREE BONUS FULL SHOW, Subscribe to full shows for $2 or more per month. USS Nimitz Tic-Tac UFO Incident witnesses, Kevin Day & Gary Voorhis discuss their experiences on the USS Princeton during the Nimitz Incident in 2004 and an update on related matters regarding the case and more, Robert Powell joins us in hour two with his fascinating perspective. Robert’s research on this case began in 2016.

Show Notes

Just the UFO Facts

By Charles Lear

On the subject of UFOs, there is no shortage of outlandish claims that an answer has been found as to who or what operates what are seen as flying craft and what their agenda is concerning Earth and its inhabitants.  There are a lot of people out there who are fine with accepting the speculations of “experts” as truth but some of us like to look at the facts and come up with our own answers or even accept that that we may never have actual answers.  For facts, we depend on disciplined and diligent researchers who keep their egos out of the way while writing the story of an event as any good journalist should.  A researcher who was a stand out in this respect was Kenny Young who was the person responsible for releasing the amazing 911 dispatch recordings during the 1994 UFO encounters by police officers in Trumbull County, Ohio.  Unfortunately, Young died in 2005 at the age of 38 after a long bout with leukemia but he left a legacy to be proud of and made a strong impact of the community of UFO researchers.

Kenny Young was very active as a UFO researcher.  From the bio on his website: “Kenny Young, webmaster of ‘UFO RESEARCH: CINCINNATI!’ is a multi-award winning television producer, director and writer and formerly a State Section Director for M.U.F.O.N. and also a former public relations director of Tri-State Advocates for Scientific Knowledge. He is now an independent researcher and has lectured to large audiences about the UFO mystery and served as a host, panelist and debater on several TV programs including ‘UFO Update: LIVE!’ and the award winning documentary ‘UFO REPORT.’”  He taught himself how to use the Freedom of information Act and obtained 911 audiotapes in addition to the Trumbull County tape (that was provided without a FOIA request by members of that dispatch unit) and other UFO related government documents.  He wrote articles that were published in magazines such as UFO Magazine and Fate, organized and hosted the 39th annual National UFO conference, was a guest on radio shows such as “Coast to Coast A.M. With Art Bell” and “The Jeff Rense Show” and appeared as part of The Sci-Fi channel presentations, “Confirmation” and “Sightings.”

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