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Mysterious Con Trail off California

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by pyrdek, Nov 9, 2010.

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  1. pyrdek

    pyrdek Well-Known Member

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    Any reports from California about the contrail/exhaust trail spotted b y a news chopper?

    Interesting that they "do not know what made it" but they assure us that it posed no danger. Either you do not know what made it and thus it could be a threat or you do know what made it and know it posed no danger. You just can't have it both ways.

    Now there are a number of theories being promoted. Anything from an accidental U.S. Navy missile launch, a contrail from a jet, an optical illusion, a submerged missile launch from either friendly or unfriendly forces and probably a tens of other possibilities.

    Think we will ever find out the actual truth?

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  2. crusha

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    Hm. Japs musta cooked off another SM3.
     
  3. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    This time they didn't shoot down an airliner. And someone caught it on film.
     
  4. zeroed4x

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    Good News !!!!!!!



    Some of the more responsible military personnel who are highly motivated, have taken the initiative and are in the process of
    launching all socialists, liberals, assorted undesirable dip-sh!ts and democratic scum bags into the Sun.


    Harry Reid, Barbra Boxer, Nancy Peloci are scheduled for the second launch.
    All military funeral protesters, illegal immigrants, Mexican drug cartel members are also scheduled.

    The waiting list is rather huge, the lines are long but don't worry we will get them all where they belong soon.
     
  5. pyrdek

    pyrdek Well-Known Member

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    Gary Waalkes,

    In one clip aired on television there was a bright spot at the very top of the trail. I don't know if it was a reflection, a flame from a burning missile motor or some other thing producing high illumination.

    Just for discussion and not claiming it was an accidental launch, do you think that ranking officers would throw a classification blanket over the event if they were involved?

    As for any previous accidental missile launch, remember that just about three years ago, a Patriot missile got launched during a training exercise over in the mid-east.

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    MISSILE NEWS
    Pentagon confirms accidental Patriot launch

    by Staff Writers
    Washington (AFP) Oct 16, 2007
    A US Patriot missile was accidentally launched in Qatar and self-destructed over an unpopulated farm area, causing no injuries, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.

    Lieutenant General Carter Ham, director of operations of the Joint Staff, said a Patriot missile unit at Camp As-Saliyah in Qatar was conducting a training exercise when the missile accidentally went off.
     
  6. Duck Head

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    I'm with zeroed4x! Al Sharptongue and Jesse Jagoff are in line too!
     
  7. Brian in Oregon

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    Here is the deal guys. Our military (USAF) will take a non lethel weapon like a Titan II missile and let it fly in order to check the target guidance systems
    and check to see if all systems are working accuratly. The target area is off the cost of Bikini Atoll which is under the command of the USCG and USAF.
     
  9. Don Steele

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    The most important point here was made by Pyrdek...You can't have it both ways.
    The government should not be allowed to declare "no threat"...right after claiming "no knowledge"...!!!
    THAT my friends is about the most totally ignorant thing I've seen come out of this administration in a LONG time.
    As my Daddy used to say...Son, either THEY are idiots to think you'll swallow that B.S....OR...YOU are an idiot for accepting their "Story"..but Son..there's an idiot in here somewhere.
     
  10. grnberetcj

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    Probably just a weather balloon.

    Curt
     
  11. phirel

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    Looks to me like a new person was trying to set targets and got them too high and too fast. I have shot targets like that.

    Pat Ireland
     
  12. shot410ga

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    Where was the launch? Pt Magu Ca. is headquarters of the Pacific Missile Range (near Santa Barbara). They are always shooting off or shooting down strange stuff in that area.
     
  13. Tron

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    TWA flight 800 was taken down by the same type of missile. I had a bunch of TWA stock that I bought for 7 bucks a share and it went up to $24 in no time. Then, the flight 800 disaster and my shares were WORTHLESS. I'm still pissed.
     
  14. sliverbulletexpress

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    Nothing to see here folks, just some extra botox blown out of Nancy Polosi's face.

    I'm agreeing with Tron, TWA 800 was no accident, I think it was one of the small bombs terrorist have been trying to use even now where they get a seat in the right place and it doesn't take much of an explosition. I do feel worse for the victims and their families than Trons stock loss though. :}
     
  15. timb99

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    I smell a conspiracy theory.
     
  16. b12

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    One damn thing for sure. They may not no where it started out but I can tell you this. With the hight tech. today they no where it ended up. Don't let them shit you on this one.
     
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    Gary-I dont like being abrupt, your wrong, there is flame.

    That missile is much larger than the one that took out the plane over Long Island.
    That one was a smaller ground to air.

    You will note the beginning contrail is at 0 degrees. The missile jumps to the next heading at 70 degrees, which shows some sort of gyroscopic system and again 2 more times.
    No fighter can climb at that angle, maybe the 22 with the larger engine but not a vertical take off like a missile.
     
  18. sernv99

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    looks like it was a satellite test launch:

    http://www.whitelabelspace.com/
     
  19. CharlesR1100

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    Ask Palin. She keeps an eye on these high security matters.

    Or O'Donnell. She may only fly on Halloween, but surely has an informed opinion.
     
  20. Bucko43

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    The nightly news last night tried calling this a normal passenger Jet take off. If you watch the video all the way to the end, the engine has flames coming out the back.

    I make parts for commercial passenger jets, and they don't have afterburners in them. That's either an afterburner (like a fighter jet) or a rocket...They can't BS me. I've been in the business too long.
     
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