In might 1949, officers of Project Sign received a letter from a physical science company stockholder, UN agency explained that the corporate had been building craft just like the “flying saucers” that were then a well-liked topic within the press. This was throughout the shadow craze following Kenneth Arnold’s reports of seeing UFOs over Mount Rainier and therefore the Roswell Incident that followed. The Air Force had canvassed for reports of alien ship, and therefore the stockholder apparently felt that creator dessert apple Edward Caldwell’s disk-rotor may justify them.
Tracking down the leads, the team, in the midst of the Maryland Police, visited AN abandoned farm in vale Burnie, Maryland (outside Baltimore), wherever the broken remains of Caldwell’s disk-rotor craft were discovered. They conjointly half-track down Driggers, UN agency told them the story of the tried flight in 1937/8. The team reported that the prototypes couldn’t be chargeable for the “flying saucer” reports that were being received from all round the country.
Photographs of the broken disk-rotor machine still seem in UFOs books to the present day. They were usually delineate as “crashed” alien ship in earlier works, claiming it absolutely was an additional example of the air force being in possession of such vehicles. additional recently they’re usually connected with the claims that the Nazis had engineered operating alien ship late within the war, lumped along with alternative disk-shaped craft just like the Avrocar, Arthur Sack A.S.6 and Vought V-173, in a trial to demonstrate that such craft were each attainable and well-researched