The Real Flying Saucer

The Real Flying Saucer

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Writer/Narrator: Brian McManus
Editor: Stephanie Sammann (
Animator: Mike Ridolfi (
Sound: Graham Haerther (
Thumbnail: Simon Buckmaster

[1] Project 1794:

Thank you to AP Archive for access to their archival footage.

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Computer Wiz – Marten Moses
Sail – Dye O
Solving It – Frank Jonsson
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  1. TSToJ on December 8, 2021 at 11:28 am

    UFO does not warble

  2. CC BankS on December 8, 2021 at 11:28 am

    Lyk how it’s written top secret and we can see it

  3. jeremy benoit on December 8, 2021 at 11:29 am

    1952 hey, so nazi tech.

  4. Life on the road With Alex on December 8, 2021 at 11:30 am

    This is a hover craft. It uses fans …. Fans don’t work in thin air pressures and won’t work at all in space. So it’s a hovercraft. Real ufo 😂😂😂😂

  5. Ramses II on December 8, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Canada: creates flying saucers and succeeds
    Canada: let’s ignore the past nazi designs
    Canada: let’s spy on the entire world
    USA: “congress wants military to release classified UFO documents”
    Canada: yeah how do ufos exist
    Aliens: Go Canada

  6. Harlan Morrisson on December 8, 2021 at 11:31 am

    He knew it wouldn’t preform as needed but went thru the motions to get the big money grant !

  7. Joshua Dumais on December 8, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Someone really should try to experiment with this project again

  8. Prince Solomon on December 8, 2021 at 11:32 am

    The Germans during WW2 had a similiar project, with witness reports and even some documents, but it never left the experimental phase and the crews scuttled the prototypes before retreating from enemy forces.

    However, these are basically helicopters and are a far cry from actual UFO reports with extreme acceleration, deceleration, climbing and swimming speed and maneuvers described by many credible witnesses (fighter jet pilots, airliner pilots, military & police personnel on ground, radar technicians and many more civilians). The very reason why the newspaper regarding the Kenneth Arnold UFO Sighting from 1947 coined the word "flying saucer" was not because of their shape (common misconception) but because Mr Arnold said they flew as if someone threw a saucer over water, they bounced slightly up and down flying at incredible speed (over MACH 2 at the time).

  9. Jack Bartlett on December 8, 2021 at 11:33 am

    A heavy "skirt" was placed around the bottom of the ‘car, and the "ground effect" machine was born.

  10. Mattiphob on December 8, 2021 at 11:34 am

    That’s why the aliens do exist.. I guess the design was inspired by the Rosewell crashed UFO

  11. bill green on December 8, 2021 at 11:34 am

    Tesla antigravity spacecraft

  12. Sanguinius on vacation on December 8, 2021 at 11:35 am

    Hmm.. I wonder if tech has improved enough to make one work for other uses

  13. gary liu on December 8, 2021 at 11:35 am

    I believe in UFO the thrusters is rotating around the center of the disc or ship, in order to achieve balancing and gyroscopic effect…i.e. consist of a rotor & stator smilar to construction of a motor, where propulson is located on the rotor.

  14. Mr Rawson on December 8, 2021 at 11:36 am

    iron sky vibes rn

  15. kevin lane on December 8, 2021 at 11:37 am

    I would take you serious if you wasn’t advertising so much

  16. Bart Johnston on December 8, 2021 at 11:40 am

    Astra mag drive cover up

  17. Stephen Young on December 8, 2021 at 11:43 am

    Now what if you turned it into a large flying gyroscope?

  18. woodscraft Lindsay on December 8, 2021 at 11:44 am

    No way USAirforce has UFOs dose it now lol

  19. Living Corpse on December 8, 2021 at 11:46 am

    I wonder if they had managed to make this be a reliable, fast, high altitude aircraft how would the military have armed it? Internal weapons bay? Cause weapons outside would cause it to be unstable with uneven weight and the wind on the weapons would cause drag.

  20. Rui Maretu on December 8, 2021 at 11:50 am

    Soon where gonna become aliens👽😈

  21. Jasper on December 8, 2021 at 11:51 am

    WHAT a piece of junk

  22. ayb on December 8, 2021 at 11:51 am

    We have the technology to make a ufo now a days, made out of the same way the magnetic 🧲 technology from the railroad From China concept that train can travel 300 mph or 500mph?? well take that rail road into a circle ⭕️ Pretty big size right? So imagine that railroad in circle spinning around 300 mph ⭕️ and in the middle filled in with fin fan kinda like a turbine , now imagine the force of air!? N above it the cockpit n controls lithium battery’s etc ,wouldn’t that work ??

  23. Apscholle on December 8, 2021 at 11:55 am

    So…. No one else thinks this wasn’t scrapped and they continued with the project and that’s what we see when we see ufos? The military just doesn’t disclose this… because why would they

  24. Bane1349 on December 8, 2021 at 11:55 am

    Totally stolen design from patents by an American Artist engineer genius

  25. Bringer of Change on December 8, 2021 at 11:56 am

    Awe maaan that’s BOBO!! Tesla would shed a tear if he saw how these people literally disregard the engineering he put into using the aether. Psh just use a propeller right? How O.G. of them lol. How special.

  26. SpideyVids on December 8, 2021 at 11:57 am

    This thing was a load of useless nonsense.

  27. Aeronn Josafat on December 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    if we were to make a flying saucer I imagine it would probably look like the CIS gunship from star wars but without the space magic.
    it would use the VTOL tech from the F-35 and harrier combined, 2 engines on top of the saucer, a cockpit extending to the front ,and anhedral wings for attaching weapons and other equipment like the harrier but bigger.

  28. Lawrence Nannes on December 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The billionaires of our world are far advanced in these projects and this is the UFO sightings that are so frequently reported.governments are bribed financially to keep it secret!!!!????

  29. Ing. Ronald De Herrera Barrero on December 8, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    Space travel is possible at the speed of light:
    Crossing the limits of the speed of light:
    New Aerospace Technology – The Future is Now:

  30. JJ Classic on December 8, 2021 at 12:02 pm


  31. Deni on December 8, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    Alien who is watching up there: haha look fake chinese saucer

  32. Electric Effluvia on December 8, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    You mean crap engineering right?

  33. T J on December 8, 2021 at 12:04 pm


  34. Urgent help with Subscriptions. Helping each other on December 8, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    Irland dialect clickbaiter hungry for money.

  35. KRawatXP2003 on December 8, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    VTOLs be like, bruh

  36. SasquatchTheGreat on December 8, 2021 at 12:05 pm

    It’s a giant flying hockey puck!

  37. Dragon Fox on December 8, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    Watching this as a computer programmer I feel that ground motion could be easily solved with computer programming handling the calculations for stability… and then I finished the video.

  38. White rose on December 8, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    Oo Canada 🇨🇦 😍

  39. Speed Racer on December 8, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    Once again mankind has found something, stole it, and try to claim it as theirs, all to gain power. Happened when people stole people and enslaved us. It happened in Egypt with gold and artifacts, and so on so on. Who gives a damn for a country that lies to its people and imprison people if they don’t want to give "uncle Sam" a piece of our pie that we worked hard all year for.

  40. Urnsheme on December 8, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    leave it to canadians to attempt to create a flying pancake

  41. J. R on December 8, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Design came from Alexander Weygers in the 20’s, in the U.S though.

  42. Nathan Mciver on December 8, 2021 at 12:11 pm

    Ugh! Reading one of the comments! Thinking of years ago and glad I just can’t allow my mind to be stolen from again! I have lots to offer in the form of applying!!! Really perfect design!!!! If this where to be built using compressed air threw whatever results until perfection was achieved, this would be a safe design instead of gas for trusters!!!! I’d like to build a small scale model when settled! I don’t think that would take to much out of me and that would answer alot of questions about space travel! Sorry, I don’t need to be attacked over what’s possible and already exists! Measurements won’t solve that! Maybe someone else could help you with understanding sustainability in energy if you where upset with my love for science! I just know a small scale model would help me understand what’s possible! People are amazing and without all the filler they answers for everyone! Either way the answers are within everyone!!!

  43. Cameron Huff on December 8, 2021 at 12:12 pm

    Who else expected gravity propulsion?

  44. Auzzie Keyz on December 8, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Why is there ropes on the front if anti gravity has no bounds

  45. Bruce Wilson on December 8, 2021 at 12:14 pm

    They could have just ask the Nazi Germans under the South Pole. They had anti gravity saucers before WW2.

  46. Solexx X on December 8, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    The idea was scrapped because it was stupid.

  47. Talisman Skulls on December 8, 2021 at 12:16 pm

    Weygers was a world-class engineer who in the late 1920s designed a flying saucer, a machine he called the Discopter. It was a stolen design and the patent was not recognized. This was a public disinformation project.

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  49. lassana sindu on December 8, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    This is wrong .tru structure is high technology .i know it

  50. Aditya S on December 8, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    This is the start UFO era from humans for other planetary beings in future;
    Past<->Future Repeating itself…

    Like if such happens/happening in future 😂

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