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Pilot who chased UFO speaks out for first time

Posted on Friday, 20 December, 2019 | Comment icon 37 comments

What was the object that the pilots encountered that day ? Image Credit: US Navy
Navy Pilot Chad Underwood has described the 'erratic behavior' of the infamous USS Nimitz 'Tic-Tac' UFO.
One of the most intriguing new UFO cases to have come to light in recent years, the USS Nimitz incident, which occurred during a training exercise approximately 100 miles from San Diego, saw US fighter pilots from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group encounter an unidentified flying object.

Footage of the UFO was later published in 2017 and subsequently confirmed to be genuine.

Now one of the pilots who encountered the object that day - Chad Underwood - has finally broken his silence on exactly what happened and what he saw during the encounter.

"So, we go out to where our designated training area is," he told New York magazine.

"We're not necessarily looking for something, but the Princeton had a specific object that they wanted us to hunt, for lack of a better word. And all of a sudden, I got this blip on my radar."
"The thing that stood out to me the most was how erratic it was behaving. And what I mean by 'erratic' is that its changes in altitude, airspeed, and aspect were just unlike things that I've ever encountered before flying against other air targets."

"It was just behaving in ways that aren't physically normal."

"Because, aircraft, whether they're manned or unmanned, still have to obey the laws of physics. They have to have some source of lift, some source of propulsion. The Tic-Tac was not doing that. It was going from like 50,000 feet to, you know, a hundred feet in like seconds, which is not possible."

Underwood also stated that the object was most certainly not a weather balloon, a cruise missile, a flock of birds or any other type of conventional aircraft that he had ever seen before.

As things stand, the nature and origin of the object he encountered still remains a total mystery.

You can check out the full interview - here.

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Tags: Nimitz, US Navy, UFO

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #28 Posted by stereologist on 24 December, 2019, 18:45
Actually that is a lie. Thanks for showing us who you are.
Comment icon #29 Posted by joc on 24 December, 2019, 18:59
This is why anecdotal evidence is no evidence at all.  He said, she said, he saw, they saw, I's all the same... Blips on a radar don't prove anything.  The bones of a Sasquatch...a Space Ship landing  on the White House lawn...and even that isn't proof of anything... I am more inclined to believe that the Government WANTS us to believe in UFOs than attempting to cover them up.  Keeps us from snooping to far into their Top Secret business.  
Comment icon #30 Posted by Manwon Lender on 24 December, 2019, 19:17
Acutually if you click the little button to read the entire article the pilot Chad Underwood being interviewed states that he named it the Tic Tac, and that he picked up FLIR not just radar. (The “Tic Tac.” The term “Tic Tac,” I actually coined that. So, any time you heard the term, “It looked like a ‘Tic Tac’ out there in the sky,” I was the one that kind of coined that. Was that named based on what you saw with your own eyes, or from looking at the screen on the camera? No. I was more concentrated on looking at the FLIR. It was inside of 20 miles. You’re not going to see it with your own eye... [More]
Comment icon #31 Posted by stereologist on 24 December, 2019, 19:24
The source of the name is not the same as the use of the name. The name Tic-Tac was connected to Fravor's flight. Chad can claim that name, but it is not the name used by the media and we can certainly realize that names are often misused. What Chad Underwood calls as the tic-tac is not what Fravor saw and was called the tic-tac by the media and TTSA.  
Comment icon #32 Posted by Manwon Lender on 24 December, 2019, 21:01
Thanks for the update, I appreciate the information. Could you give me any links you may found in references to this topic. Thanks and Merry Xmas
Comment icon #33 Posted by stereologist on 24 December, 2019, 21:28
It was first links in 2017 that called it a tic-tac and all of the comments were about Fravor. Here is a link Only people named: Fravor My thinking is that we have a Johnny come lately that wants in on the cash cow.
Comment icon #34 Posted by Manwon Lender on 25 December, 2019, 0:08
Man thanks for the update and the link, I appreciate it.. I think you right it doesn't smell, I am going to forget I ever saw this. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Peace
Comment icon #35 Posted by joc on 25 December, 2019, 5:17 the whole problem you are facing in attempting to analyze the world around you.  What do you think World News actually is...a broadcaster of News?   Pffffft   No Vaz...not even.  The World News is The Global Leftist Propaganda Network.  They slant everything according to what narrative they are presenting...they tell you what they want you to know...and don't tell  you what they don't want you to know.  They make  up stuff as though it were truth.  That isn't is   P R O P A G A N D A.
Comment icon #36 Posted by Timothy on 28 December, 2019, 21:53
Personally, I wouldn’t trust Fravor holding an ice cream in mildly warm weather.  And what you’re quoting is not related to what I posted.  I was specifically posting about imaging technology. FLIR.  So don’t muddy it with your BS and think you scored points. 
Comment icon #37 Posted by Timothy on 28 December, 2019, 21:57
This was discussed in depth and was only on radar.  Again, stop trying to push the unproven BS. 

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