(PCM) Most UFO observations are misidentified conventional objects or natural phenomena, often an experimental aircraft, balloons, funky clouds, astronomical objects like meteors or nearby bright planets and the occasional hoax. UFO enthusiasts prefer the term ‘ETV’ to describe an Extra Terrestrial Vehicle.
During World War II, pilots described them as ‘foo fighters.’ The term “UFO” was first used in 1952 by Cpt. Edward J. Ruppelt, who headed the Air Force’s ‘Project Blue Book’, the official U.S. Government investigation of UFOs. The often used term ‘flying saucer’ did not reflect the wide variety of sighting descriptions. Officially, they called the ‘you-foes’ although the common vernacular often calls them by the initials – U-F-O. Project Blue Book was officially closed in 1969...Read More