I have read your bulls on the subject of UFO sightings. I thought I'd send you my own experience of seeing something odd, I won't claim it as a genuine UFO, particulary as it's "presence" brought no noticable reaction from the RAF, it could have been a trick of the light on high cloud, but it certainly looked solid.I have always found the subject interesting but have never classed myself as a "believer", I prefer to think I have an open mind.I am very interested in aircraft and a regular pilgrimage is to the bi-annual airshow held at RAF Valley on Anglesey. One of the shows held six years ago was on a particularly good day, the weather was ideal, almost totally clear skies with only a few very high wispy clouds. The show had been underway for some time with all types of aircraft flying at various altitudes, plenty of time to assess visibility and the effects of distance etc.
During a lull in the display I was scanning the skies trying to spot the arrival of the next aircraft when I spotted what I could only describe as a "bar" very high, immediately overhead. I first thought it was the wing of an aircraft but I couldn't see a fuselage, I looked through my binoculars but could see no more. The object was a perfectly straight line with slightly rounded ends and was motionless,this I could judge by it's position relative to the few small clouds in the vicinity. The object was light coloured, white or silver and very high, this I could judge by the fact that it's distance was causing a "blueing" of the colour, an effect I had noted on planes in the display when flying at maximum altitude (watch any commercial airliner flying high on a clear day & you'll see what I mean). Being able to judge it's altitude I could also estimate it's size which was extremely large, as big as a commercial airliner or bigger.An interesting point was that all planes which had achieved enough altitude for the "blueing" to occur had also left a vapour trail, this object had none.
I observed the object for about five minutes and brought it to the attention of my family, I also noticed quite a number of groups near to us also looking at, pointing and photographing the object (I had run out of film).
After about five minutes I noticed a change in the object, it appeared to be changing shape, becoming "fatter" in the centre, more of an oval than a bar. Slowly it continued to change until I realised that what I had been looking at was the edge or rim of a circle which was now turning to present itself "full face". The object now appeared to be a ring with no centre (like a Polo Mint), although the centre may have been of a darker colour which corresponded with the blue of the sky. The object remained in this position for a further minute or so until one of the few clouds in the sky drifted slowly over it's position. When the cloud passed by, prehaps some five minutes later, the object had gone. During the whole of the time the object had not changed it's position in the sky.
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