The Real Flying Saucer

25 jan. 2020
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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.

Music by Epidemic Sound:

Computer Wiz - Marten Moses
Sail - Dye O
Solving It - Frank Jonsson
A Trip To The Moon - Aiolos Rue

Thank you to my patreon supporters: Adam Flohr, Henning Basma, Hank Green, William Leu, Tristan Edwards, Ian Dundore, John & Becki Johnston. Nevin Spoljaric, Jason Clark, Thomas Barth, Johnny MacDonald, Stephen Foland, Alfred Holzheu, Abdulrahman Abdulaziz Binghaith, Brent Higgins, Dexter Appleberry, Alex Pavek, Marko Hirsch, Mikkel Johansen, Hibiyi Mori. Viktor Józsa, Ron Hochsprung

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    • @Jakob Brooks i am trying it out now. Seems to be working :)

      Meggan BoissyMeggan Boissy2 maanden geleden
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      Jakob BrooksJakob Brooks2 maanden geleden

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    • Effort only Ryan on nuclear power I wonder what its limitations are going into space no one thought of that are you even talked about it volume proud to be Canadian

      Elvis DAWSONElvis DAWSON4 maanden geleden
    • Feel tanks are in the wrong place Should be on the outer skin or the surrounding skin of the ship that way your contain a lot more double Tang ship

      Elvis DAWSONElvis DAWSON4 maanden geleden
  • It's on display at Ft Eustis, VA. On a pedestal at the front gate last time I was there. Almost 20 years ago.

    Michael DouglasMichael Douglas11 uur geleden
  • I remember these so fondly...

    PlayerkGamingPlayerkGaming18 uur geleden
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    Fisk MacTaggertFisk MacTaggert3 dagen geleden
  • This is an interesting video, I really enjoy it. Thanks for sharing.

    LoveTLoveT5 dagen geleden
  • maybe it did work, only buried in the archives as a failure, and used extensively as a distraction during clandestine operations.. Going with what they said about it not working out too good and just being a museum piece now.

    miýwêýihtâkosiw Mahihkanmiýwêýihtâkosiw Mahihkan6 dagen geleden
  • So this is the UFO people have been seeing hmm

    Cold RealityCold Reality8 dagen geleden
  • Henri coanda was a romania engeener, this is the first time I hear some other , non romanian person mentioning his name!! Prowd to c this!! Hurey! Tks man!!

    zero!!!!!zero!!!!!9 dagen geleden
  • Well this proves that UFO's are real ansf that they are trying to reverse engineer this thing. I myself has seen it Twice.It just splits into two then that shit is even possible???? I wonder how!! well, this all concludes that there are extraterrestrial super intelligent beings.

    BARNALI DASBARNALI DAS12 dagen geleden
  • Never share your knowledge with some one who will not only invest in your thoughts but label it as their own production.

    Abbas AhmedAbbas Ahmed12 dagen geleden
  • All wrong It is used by magnetic energy that is not from this earth ..nor peapole anything from the earth's using battery power energy that dose not last long it is not certainly used by peapole from this earth . Magnets can last up to 10000 years or more Because energy never dies m/e. With means that the flying ufo 🛸 hovers up the sky for a long time Without running out of energy I have been studying movements Of ufo for years because I saw one.

    Mia MarotoMia Maroto13 dagen geleden
  • insane that they thought of all this in 1794

    • @KYDONSHADOW i guess you can't handle people not getting your jokes

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • @KYDONSHADOW god damn i was just pointing it out, you don't have to be so angry

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • @Andreas Jarud wow you figured that one out all on your own, huh? clearly this wasn't made in 1794 but thats what the designation is

      KYDONSHADOWKYDONSHADOW12 dagen geleden
    • it was thought of in 1956 not 1794

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • That was when they invented the lawnmower and vaccum cleaner😂

    SIMJ DELSIMJ DEL17 dagen geleden
  • Maybe it worked so well that they made fake non functional versions to try us off.

    Tom MTom M18 dagen geleden
  • Aliens watching from universe be like: haha, they're just thinking about flying our prototype in their atmosphere only.

    SHASHANK PathakSHASHANK Pathak19 dagen geleden
  • Designed to fail. All they had to do was flip the thing upside down. It would have flown fine.

    Neal CorbettNeal Corbett19 dagen geleden
    • bruh what?

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Anything with a big fan in the middle is not a UFO it's not a flying disc. It's a freaking drone

    Heather JenniferHeather Jennifer19 dagen geleden
  • how havent i seen this video yet

    Oliver MaillhoOliver Maillho19 dagen geleden
  • I think that the Coanda effect is meant for the upper surface as a low pressure zone that lifts aircraft up

    Jānis GrīnvaldsJānis Grīnvalds20 dagen geleden
  • ce truc n a jamais satisfait personne a part les rubriques sur NLworld.

    christian leonzichristian leonzi29 dagen geleden
  • The avro car is old news and no where near like flying the way UFOs sighted and like what I saw as a teenager 😳 crazy manoeuvrabilitys zipping across the sky like nowt I've ever seen before or after what I saw in the 1990s!! I think mankind are arrogant too even contemplate where the only intelligent life in the vast expanse of the solar system and universe! Its just mathematically wrong that life has happened only once!!

    war robots gamer UFO reportwar robots gamer UFO reportMaand geleden
  • The Havro Car is an old Fan propelled craft, which I saw for the first time, when I visited NASA Space Center in Cape Canaveral, around the days of the Apollo XVI Mission in 1972..., this Havro car is not a Flying Saucer, it is some sort of early drone type craft... no antigravity or anything like it

    Jorge CouttolencJorge CouttolencMaand geleden
    • im pretty sure if someone made a plane that looks like a plate, it would be a flying plate

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • the deffinition of a drone is: an uncrewed aircraft or ship guided by remote control or onboard computers

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Now this explains why all those wetness’s throughout the decades talking abt UFO’s this is it *Canada* sure did scare the shit outta people across the world 😂

    • these prototypes couldn't fly higher than a few meters im pretty sure its unrelated

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Alien : well..the shape is pretty cool Canada : but the speed is 100km/h Alien : my baby alien toy

    ajie fayazaajie fayazaMaand geleden
  • What if the ufo is actually a time traveler who driving a future time machine flying disc who came just to visit and suddenly we all be like 'OH LOOK AN ALIEN' even tho he's a human from future.

    Average MC EnjoyerAverage MC EnjoyerMaand geleden
  • Disgusting garbage. Just terrible people. Absolutely terrible.

    Adam BraunAdam BraunMaand geleden
    • @Adam Braun im not sure why you think alien people built this, it was just a prototype made by the us military

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • @Adam Braun uhuh... why would aliens want to make jet powered flying plates?

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • @Andreas Jarud Alien people. They come in peace but seek to destroy. They’d enslave an entire planet. They have no spirit. No heart. Just a brain. All they care about is technological advancement.

      Adam BraunAdam Braun12 dagen geleden
    • what?

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • The Avrocar was basically an expensive wobbly hovercraft. It never achieved the incredible altitudes and speed that was envisioned. The thing was just too unstable.

    NightBazaarNightBazaarMaand geleden
  • Should've shaped it like a Tic-Tac, apparently that's the way to go.

    Derek MooreDerek MooreMaand geleden
  • This could be good for Agriculture chemicals spreading

    Βακουφτσής Ιωάννης ΚυριάκοςΒακουφτσής Ιωάννης ΚυριάκοςMaand geleden
  • just preparing the masses for the truth nothing to see here, please move along!

    read this dont readread this dont readMaand geleden
  • If it was supposed to fly at high altitude and at match 3 then why did they want it to be able to takeoff vertically? And if they wanted vertical takeoff then why the speed and altitude requirements? It's like they wanted to have a single kind of plane that would serve the roles of interceptor, bomber, reconnaissance and fishing boat.

    IAmAgainstIAmAgainstMaand geleden
  • The only thing they messed up on is making the outer body in the form of layers and layers of honeycomb structure. The intense air pressure flowing through the honeycomb will generate the passing of air from all 360° degrees of whatever object allowing it to move randomly throughout the air but in no particular direction. It’s up to who is using it to guide it just like a metallic beetle. It’s whole entire body is covered in the same honeycomb structure so even though it’s wings wouldn’t be able to lift the majority of the bigger Beatles, the flapping of the wings generating wind through its body makes it define gravity. This has been known for thousands of years but has been protected because of the damage it can do it’s made public but now that same honeycomb structure on the body of a beetle mixed with today’s science and technology and its availability would cause chaos because you could pretty much implicated at home in the basement and then used for whatever Sinister idea someone or some people might have.

    Michael MunroMichael MunroMaand geleden
  • Una merda di disco volante.... tempo perso su concetti scadenti...

    Samuele ScaffidiSamuele ScaffidiMaand geleden
  • Jesus talking to DOJ

    Mark. HapsisMark. HapsisMaand geleden
  • Canadian aircraft flying saucers

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  • Canada: *doesn't make many things* Also canada: "ha flying saucer go BRRRRRRRRRRRR"

    Uss IndianapolisUss IndianapolisMaand geleden
  • So you mean we went from telegrams- cordless phone-pagers -cell phones-smart phones and I’m suppose to believe there aren’t vehicles like the already

    • it might not even be possible

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • its a flying plate im pretty damn sure its hard to make

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Interestingly this video made me think pf Moon Shoes and it turns out after a quick google search: Moon Shoes were introduced in 1950.

    Aether PaulAether PaulMaand geleden
  • Title is fine, is just how you achieve flight, is why I came here to see whats going on. Just you're average ordinary science person. Tesla (someone who very few of you now know after a google search made a device like this using electrical power, according to documents released by the us military. His used some form of dual propulsion system which still remains a mystery. I have been working on this for years not and at best i have gotten to the point where the metals used and the geometry of the design is key in operational success. the rest is still being tested by my team, such as the energy matrix, and the reactor chamber are still experimental.

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    • lmao ok i doubt that

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
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  • How tf would they make it go 3x the speed of sound?

    AyowtfrishiAyowtfrishiMaand geleden
    • i guess well never know

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • magic and science are the same thing

    Dr.VamirrDr.VamirrMaand geleden
  • all i learned from this video is if we use hovercrafts instead of roads we dont need to spend so much money on keeping our roads good

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  • Ya he stole the plans to it the original name on the Patten was disccopter like everything els the government stole it

  • I hope they make super mario mushroom,after eat can grow bigger

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  • That what happens wen You still somebody else is invention! Could use extra Flaps on the edges of the craft Add the other 3 motors Make the centre of the craft gyroscopic And add a very powerful At the bottom centre of the craft ( And I wouldn't try to use the pilot see as a counterbalance!)

    Catch A CaseCatch A CaseMaand geleden
  • I remember this

    The Lord Of Hate Bo-Bo'sThe Lord Of Hate Bo-Bo'sMaand geleden
  • If they actually built it how it was supposed to be, the project would've been successfull

    Disgized_AsianDisgized_AsianMaand geleden
    • im pretty sure its allot more difficult than just building it

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Really nice videos

    Pugals TechPugals TechMaand geleden
  • What happen on irregular terrain or turbulent. The antigravity in around and turbine take in top and bottom an ratio to provide the lift and drag improve balance and fastest lift or slow hovering possible

    Eric PhamEric Pham2 maanden geleden
  • What country is known for their space missions... Canada

    Lionman0707Lionman07072 maanden geleden
  • Alexander weygner was the Inventor of UFO

    Sumit SamuelSumit Samuel2 maanden geleden
    • im pretty sure if you have built something its not unidentified

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • UFO (Unidentified flying object)

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden

    Jaganath RaoJaganath Rao2 maanden geleden
  • PLOT TWIST: all disk shaped UFO's we see is actually an improved version of avrocar

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  • Developing devices that recognise temporal Actuality in appropriate terminology might help. The same pictorial aspects of real-time logarithmic singularity positioning coordination applied to Ideal Gas point-positioning phenomena tend to fit a similar format to the wave motion inherent in mechanical turbines, but at multiphase-locked superposition scales, if that "makes Intuitive sense".

    David WilkieDavid Wilkie2 maanden geleden
  • Dumbbells,We have them flighting everywhere. They are called Drones.👽

    Johnny HerronJohnny Herron2 maanden geleden
  • Well, it was a good shot. Now, back to trying to engineer a way to remove more maple syrup from the maple tree.

    Jon EmeryJon Emery2 maanden geleden
  • Coandă Efect ! 👍

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  • So it's basically a hyper-powered hovercraft that doesn't need a skirt, but also worse in every single possible aspect?

    CDgonePotatoesCDgonePotatoes2 maanden geleden
  • it was done in 1952 because in 1947 we recovered a ufo shaped similar too it and for cover up reasons this was made so we could tell people there ours your seeing in the sky but it never flew more than 3 feet off the ground and could not do more than 80 mph

    Perry Winkle ElliottPerry Winkle Elliott2 maanden geleden
    • but it didn't work that well

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • canada wanted to make an alternative to helicopters that could transport people but could also fly 3 times faster than the speed of sound

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
    • it wasn't a cover up, it was mean't to test the coanda effect and ground effect

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Of course the Canadians make a flying hockey puck... America already has a flying gun so, I guess we all create our stereotypes.

    Poli T. HeliuPoli T. Heliu2 maanden geleden
  • In Hollywood, most science fiction is the product of creative writing majors, who rely on CGI to violate the laws of nature, they know nothing about.

    Mark YoungMark Young2 maanden geleden
  • I would love to see all the secret military aircrafts today :D

    AntiquarianAntiquarian2 maanden geleden
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    Andrew FowlerAndrew Fowler2 maanden geleden
  • The first flying saucer was made in Germany in 1940-1945 !!! Not in the U.S.A.!

    Patrick Op de BeeckPatrick Op de Beeck2 maanden geleden
  • They should have tried to also spin the disk vehicle, I am thinking about 5400rpm at least

    Mihai MarchidannMihai Marchidann2 maanden geleden
  • God loves you so much that He sent His Holy Son Jesus from heaven to earth, to be born of a virgin, to grow up and die on a cross for our sins, and to be put into a tomb 3 days and rise from the dead the third day, and He (Jesus) went back up to heaven. We must receive Sinless Jesus sincerely to be God's child(John 1:12).After we get saved by grace through faith in Christ, if we truly love the Lord Jesus Christ, then we will obey Jesus(John 14:15). Mark 1:15 "And saying, the time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: Repent ye, and believe the gospel." Jesus said in John 14:15 "If you love Me, keep My commandments. "There's a real hell. It says in Revelation 21:8 "But for the cowardly, and unbelieving, and abominable, and murderers, and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone..." Please sincerely receive Holy Jesus and put your true faith and trust in Him today and repent!

    Ginger MarieGinger Marie2 maanden geleden
    • bruh cool story

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • 5:26 which is kind of the whole flaw in the design concept in the first place. This project was borne out of the UFO scare, and kind of the whole idea of "flying saucers" was that it was the spin of anything in the air that provided stability and some kind of "thrust" by use of the right hand rule. And this thing uses none of that ... and instead uses a series of small jet engines to provide thrust for lift and directional control. Flying saucers as alien space craft are BS to begin with, but then to try and mimic them without even using that basic concept, to me, just strikes me as being a kind of oblivious thinking that comes out of American engineering society at the time. I saw this time and again of taking a hyped idea, and then not using the basic principle behind the idea to make that idea work. I've never understood this about this nation. Never. A frisbee, throw hat or thrown hubcap maintains its stability and flight from its spin. And this guy made a non-spinning disk with a bunch of jets nested inside the fuselage? Whatever man. What a waste of time, money, effort, and a demonstration of complete stupidity. And that, good people, is this moron's legacy.

    Captain HarrisCaptain Harris2 maanden geleden
  • "Canadian flying saucer" *U.S Air Force Symbol on it*

    Isabella BrownIsabella Brown2 maanden geleden
  • nah its just a huge drone

    marjo dolonmarjo dolon2 maanden geleden
    • but there is a guy controlling it how could it be a drone if someone is in it?

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • this just goes to show most likely we already have rebuilt this idea but it's top secret.

    Ponder ThisPonder This2 maanden geleden
  • Hey! we were first, you copied us,, blah humbug, go back and retry, you may find you maybe like us sooner than you think...

    ian wattsian watts2 maanden geleden
  • if the title said canadian saucer why does it say us air force !!! >:(

    Peyton GinderPeyton Ginder3 maanden geleden
  • You had made the comment and I had already been thinking of it. If we would visit that design today with the modern technology and computers we have could it be over came and actually fly

    Albert Von SchultzAlbert Von Schultz3 maanden geleden
  • The right idea,,,wrong technology. Such a thing can only be controlled with a 3 axis gyro. Where all 3 axis also produce the motion

    joe kjoe k3 maanden geleden
  • Why don't we steal a flying saucer from an alien while they are busy abducting people?

    16nowhereman16nowhereman3 maanden geleden
  • Junk

    Sam FosiSam Fosi3 maanden geleden
  • Real Engineering: That's a CFO a Canadian Flying Object. Ancient aliens and Illuminati believers: No, they are lizard people, the descendants of ancient aliens.

    Mohak N. GujarMohak N. Gujar3 maanden geleden

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  • Notice how it only gets off the ground at 5 to 6' and not 15.000' or higher and with the jet engines would be so noisy and really never very fast , hmmmm , nothing like all the UFOs that are well documented as very very high off the ground and flying at great speeds , yup.

    Mudpaws VoomMudpaws Voom3 maanden geleden
  • The helicopter look better than this flying saucer

    Alexandre DescheneauxAlexandre Descheneaux3 maanden geleden
    • I don't think the flying saucer concept is correct. Doesn't go high, move on each side. Making work with turbine look not good, they should try nuclear reactor and use nuclear trash as a refill for the reactor.

      Alexandre DescheneauxAlexandre Descheneaux3 maanden geleden
  • Anyone thinking about the fact that this could be utilized in hover cars?

    Nicholas SchertzNicholas Schertz3 maanden geleden
  • A booster rotor engine should have been placed under the ufo aircraft for its lift, likewise two booster engine should have been installed too in both either lower sides so it can easily move left or right faster...also a solar engineering panels should have been installed to collect solar kinetic energy in powering it and saving power to be used during nightfall... Thus the ufo aircraft should have been made bigger in the process. You see cost should never be comprimized in prototype experimentation to make it work. A bullet proof aluminum body should have been used too since its lighter than steel and can't be magnetized. Speed is the goal of achievement process if it will be use for military purpose. Thank you. God be with you. 🙏😊

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  • I saw this contraption at the National Museum of the USAF. A complete piece of crap.

    Lumen PraetoriusLumen Praetorius3 maanden geleden
  • But would it have the capability to detect invisible PT boats in the Bay of Tonkin?

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  • You know if you build this out of carbon fiber and more modern engines this craft could be built for very cheap

    Brian kumpanBrian kumpan3 maanden geleden
  • Real UFO.

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  • well real UFO is believed to be using electromagnetic propulsion that is still not something we are even close to

    Franklin 100Franklin 1003 maanden geleden
    • UFO means: unidentified flying object not flying saucer

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Using thrust isn't a good idea. But it's design like disc will surely make it 6gen and higher.

    Bijoy GogoiBijoy Gogoi3 maanden geleden
  • If you put a modern fly-by-wire computer controlled stabilisation system into this thing today, it would fix most of these problems.

    Owen EganOwen Egan3 maanden geleden
  • Look at 1:54 to 2:00 you can see that they already had Smart table inside each pilates Seat's On The UFO , That proves the military 🎖️ Shaped the way we live today and pre-planned the coming of facebook and most of all MYSPACE ? Think about it why would they call it MYSPACE, O I know because it came from out of space and scene they got it now they put two and two together and called it MYSPACE , but that was to ovous, People would figure it out to easy so they say why not call it facebook scene that what they / Alien where doing was watching us ? That make you think don't it 😉 Lol Space force ,, FORCE YEP THEY DOING EVERYTHING BY FORCE NOW ,, PS I LOVE YOU ALL AND I THINK UFO ARE NICE

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    • get help

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • Excellent explanation about UFO vi peoples also can able to built and use it is the technology of thinkers club pl invite globally to possible the challenge thanks keep it up

    Aswath KumarAswath Kumar4 maanden geleden
  • Prolly would have helped if the dude wasn’t hanging off the side throwing off the weight

    Johnny WimberleyJohnny Wimberley4 maanden geleden
  • The idea to lift & move fast can be achieved with a technique. Please Work with me Isro!

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  • Ok.. . I discoveringmore spy way thing than aliens works need to know the truth about aliens

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    • bruh what

      Andreas JarudAndreas Jarud12 dagen geleden
  • mean while these are good and best jets engine to accociate real power

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  • hay engine just protect that girl save her from evil

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