Skip to comments.Mystery Aircraft Frightens Quincy Residents
Posted on 05/10/2013 4:27:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin
QUINCY (CBS) A mystery in Quincy continues to deepen: Who is flying around the city from dusk to dawn, for the past ten days or so?
Its frightening, not just weird, but frightening, said one resident of the Wollaston section.
Every night for nearly the last two weeks, residents have spotted a low-flying aircraft doing loops over the city. WBZ has learned the FAA knows whats going on, but the agency isnt telling.
I mean it is strange. I dont know if theyre looking for somebody, I have no idea, one resident told WBZ.
Its not the state or local police doing the flying, and the FAA is giving out little information, even to city officials.
Its frustrating, it really is, says City Councillor Brian Palmucci. I specifically asked, Is it a law enforcement flight? Can we tell people that? He said, No, we cant tell you that. Then I asked that when folks call me can I at least tell them that it is something that they shouldnt worry about, its something they shouldnt be concerned with? He said, I cant tell you that.
The aircraft doesnt appear to be flying when its cloudy out, only taking to the skies on starlit nights.
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Time for the Fox Mulder “I want to believe” poster.
Up next, a 3D-printable surface to air missile!
Although, an Estes rocket with a seeker head would probably not be all that difficult...
****Its frightening, not just weird, but frightening, said one resident of the Wollaston section****
OH FOR HEAVEN’S SAKE! Go back inside and hide under the bed!
Obviously when the federal government wants to keep something quiet, they keep it very quiet. In this case, they wouldnt even say how long it would continue flying for.
The FBI does not comment on aerial activity, a statement from the bureau said.
Shoot it down...claim self defense....make sure someone is nearby to record
This is a VERY odd statement ("this time"), almost implying they goofed up before.. Russian fighter jets 'training' over U.S. territory? Wouldn't surprise me.
I’m thinking a 20 million candle watt portable flashlight x about 20 citizens would be enough to make any effective use of the drone.
Easy enough to find out, really.
Don’t forget to fashion up a nice tinfoil hat made from heavy-duty recycle aluminum!!!!
Looks like a camera to me?
If that is the “mystery” aircraft, then it’s a Cessna 182 Skylane with a Flir Ball on the side. Flir is just an infrared camera used for picking up heat signatures of bad guys. Most likely some sort of Law Enforcement/Government Mission. Portland, Oregon Police Department fly one just like it.
-— a low-flying aircraft doing loops over the city. ——
Very informative report.
probably student pilots getting night qualification
Student pilot night flights with Forward-Looking InfraRed (FLIR) pods attached? That doesn’t square, does it?
Law enforcement pilot training, maybe? That makes sense. But why treated like ‘top secret’ then?
That doesn’t rise to the level of keeping it top secret though, does it? Why would the public be kept in the dark over that?
Is that Quixy, Illinois?
Where’s the tail number of the aircraft?
A spokesman for the nearest airport, Manassas Regional Airport, had never heard of the company and said the plane did not fly out of that airport."
‘N906TM’, and registered to ‘RKT Productions’.
Possibly one of those ‘false storefront’ companies managed by one of those 3-letter agencies. Hehehe.
Where on this planet will you find a fighter pilot who is willing to fly loops over a city, in a Cessna, every night? Even if you issue a direct order, what the pilot is going to learn in such a mission that he hasn't learned in his first week of flight school?
As other comments indicate, this is a law enforcement operation ran by a TLA. If I were to guess, judging by absence of any ground activity, they are just testing new equipment.
There are 11 towns in the United State named Quincy. It is up to you to do some sleuthing and figure out which one is under discussion here. Have fun!
Not because of a flight plan, but because all of Quincy appears to be in the Boston Class B airspace with a ground level to 7,000 altitude. All aircraft operating in this airspace must be in contact, and have permission to enter, with/from ATC.
Lots of Aerospace and Software companies in the Boston/NH area. Could it be a part of this?
They have a similar plane based at KOAK.
Either that or take a gun and shoot the damn thing down.
I don’t care that much. I was just hoping for a Quix sighting.
Could be a full-scale Cessna 182, but now my understanding is that there are UAV’s that are actually small (less than 1/2 scale) models of civil a/c —against empty sky with no perspective they very easily appear as normal civvy aircraft.
They’re mostly used on the southern border for drug interdiction.
Typically they arouse little suspicion and take off from and land at unconventional places.
50 hour student pilot doing moose turns?
A moose bit my sister once.
Aircraft Registration (N906TM)
Summary Owner Airworthiness Serial Number
2010 CESSNA 182T
Fixed wing single engine
(4 seats / 1 engine) RKT PRODUCTIONS
(Corporation) Standard/Normal 18282269
Engine Weight Speed Mode S Code
Horsepower: 230 (Reciprocating) Less than 12,500lbs Not defined 53103453
Status Certificate Issue Date Airworthiness Date Last Action Date Expiration
Assigned 2011-03-24 2010-12-02 2011-03-24 2014-03-31
Date Owner Location Serial Number Mode S Code
26-Mar-2011 RKT PRODUCTIONS BRISTOW VA 18282269 53103453
29-Oct-2010 CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY WICHITA KS 18282269 53103453
Small plane doing loop the loop for days on end with small pod/container attached screams chemtrail. They are not always visible peeps. If the people of Quincy start feeling paranoid do let us know.
Is that all ya got? LOL
I think I know the people that developed this. These are the good guys...
“gorgon stare” LOL! I’m laughing but it ain’t that funny...
Interestingly, we have had a few evenings where a helicopter was flying in loops over the same several block area, different areas each time. The first time was dark enough that you could see they had a light beam. But the circular pattern was like a moving spirograph, not just a continuous loop. At first we thought it was surveillance of criminal activity but the flight pattern made no sense and it went on for way too long. Then it happened a few other times in different areas. My final guess was it was indeed probably surveillance in the form of acquiring imagery for later use or maybe testing something.
Since when is a 182 certified for aerobatics? Loops? Must mean “circles”.
Chemtrails with a 182. No way. More likely is they are testing some new type of surveillance equipment. Some new IR or something we haven’t heard about yet.
But why over Boston???
Considering what just happened in Boston... Seems kind of odd place for surveillance testing to me..
Is it looking for a bomb perhaps? Or materials? Some kind of radio active detector on board the plane...?