1901.09.17 – 1972.08.26 Sir Francis Chichester gained fame as a round-the-world yachtsman.
1969.01.14 [Click on image to clarify and enlarge] 23.45c […] caught the attention of Michael Bennett, a young farmer at Elsthorpe (New Zealand) some time between 23.45 and 24.45 on 14 January 1969. In fact his attention was drawn to it because it was moving about erratically. “The object, which was a point of light […]
1931 Probably the first air-to-air sighting of a UFO was by Francis Chichester… In 1931, he was piloting a tiny plane from Australia to New Zealand when a strange airship appeared, a dull grey-white colour with brightly flashing lights. The disc followed him for some miles across the Tasman Sea, occasionally vanishing behind clouds, before […]